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Love at First Sight: Pandemic Accelerates Courtship, Wedding

"You can take off your mask and kiss the bride," the priest said, as a septuagenarian US couple who spent the pandemic lockdown together after a single date married on Thursday.

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Making Massssks from Florida Python Skin

A Florida craftsman has come up with a novel way of tackling both the coronavirus pandemic and the problem of invasive pythons and iguanas that damage the state's fragile ecosystem.

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Herbal Tea: Niger Receives Anti-Virus 'Remedy' from Madagascar

Niger on Tuesday received a consignment of herbal tea that Madagascar's president Andry Rajoelina has touted as a powerful remedy against the novel coronavirus.

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Virus-Era Glimpses of a World Without Humans

Being human, the world of human beings is the one we tend to notice most. The crowds. The interplay of people. The buzz and bustle of what we call daily life.

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Swedish Town to Use 'Stinky' Fertilizer to Deter Spring Revelers

The Swedish university town of Lund will spread foul smelling chicken fertilizer in its main park this week to deter revelers holding spring celebrations as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Wednesday.

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Madagascar Hands Out 'Miracle' Virus Cure as It Lifts Lockdown

Unarmed Madagascar soldiers went door-to-door in the capital Antananarivo, doling out sachets of a local herbal tea touted by President Andry Rajoelina as a powerful remedy against the novel coronavirus.  

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UK Dismisses 5G/Coronavirus Claims as 'Nonsense'

The British government on Wednesday dismissed a TV presenter's claim that there could be a link between 5G technology and coronavirus as "complete nonsense."

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Drones Take Italians' Temperature and Issue Fines

The hovering drone emits a mechanical buzz reminiscent of a wasp and shouts down instructions in a tinny voice.

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In War-Torn Syria, Digital Learning Battles Power Cuts

Staring into a smartphone camera in an empty classroom in rebel-held northwest Syria, geography teacher Danielle Dbeis addresses students confined at home away from the novel coronavirus.

"Even if we are now doing distance learning... you can still talk to me online," says the 42-year-old, standing in front of a white board.

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Virus Patients in Spain Get Five-Star Hotel Quarantine

An ambulance driver wearing a white protective gown enters a Barcelona hotel and announces the arrival of three new "customers" -- a trio of coronavirus patients discharged from hospital into luxury quarantine.

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