Month: April 2020

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile said on Thursday it would start reopening its national parks next week to give people a “well-being alternative” after weeks of coronavirus lockdowns. FILE PHOTO: Villarrica Volcano national park is seen at night, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Pucon, Chile, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra Escobar/File Photo Agriculture Minister
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FILE PHOTO: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn exits a vehicle as he arrives for his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was tormented by “dirty cops” as part of
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DETROIT/LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters, some armed, gathered inside Michigan’s state Capitol in Lansing on Thursday objecting to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s request to extend emergency powers to combat COVID-19, an appeal Republican lawmakers there have opposed. Protesters gather outside the state capitol building before the vote on the extension of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s
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FILE PHOTO: Provincial health workers perform coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests on residents of the remote First Nations community of Gull Bay, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2020. REUTERS/David Jackson OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s coronavirus curve is flat but some worrying trends are emerging, particularly outbreaks in vulnerable indigenous communities, the country’s top medical officer said on
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Researchers in Switzerland have been able to detect the new corovarirus at even low concentrations in wastewater, offering a potential early warning system for flareups in infections as countries emerge from emergency lockdowns. Should the system work, sewage samples could let public health officials see a resurgence of COVID-19 infections earlier than
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