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George Floyd protests hammer cities just as they try to reopen
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The reopening of America was always going to be fraught, with competing fears of new virus outbreaks and economic meltdown. Now cities across the nation, from New York to Chicago to Los Angeles, are reeling from unrest that could worsen both. Violence erupted in dozens of cities following the death of George Floyd, a black […]

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Wuhan’s mass testing blitz might have eradicated the coronavirus
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Wuhan authorities said they found no new cases of “silent spreaders” for the first time in nearly two months as the city’s aggressive push to test its entire population appears to have succeeded in breaking hidden chains of transmission. Of the 60,000 people tested on Sunday, no cases of asymptomatic infections were found, said the Wuhan municipal […]

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'The future is elsewhere' for Hong Kong's youth as the outlook is bleak, says analyst
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As Hong Kong gets thrust into a renewed period of uncertainty following China's approval of a controversial national security bill for the troubled territory, Independent Strategy's David Roche warns of a mass migration of the city's youth.

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In a post-coronavirus world, China looks set to grow while the rest of the world contracts
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In the face of a global recession, China looks set to be one of the few countries that will expand, economically and politically, analysts say.

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U.S. tech sales to Hong Kong a concern if special status is revoked, says former Trump negotiator
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Last Friday, President Donald Trump said he would begin to revoke Hong Kong's favored trade status with the United States, after China approved a proposal for a controversial security law.

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Health experts are worried about an uptick of coronavirus cases in the Southern Hemisphere
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In winter, people tend to spend more time indoors clustered together, with less ventilation and less personal space than in summer.

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Russians claim to have an effective treatment for the coronavirus
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Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug to treat Covid-19 and will start delivering courses of the drug, Avifavir, to hospitals in June, according to Russia's sovereign wealth fund (RDIF).

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The nervous next step on way to vaccine
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The nervous next step on way to vaccineChildren appear to be less affected by Covid-19, though their role in transmission of the virus remains unclear.

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PM Modi to share his vision on 'Getting Growth Back' with India Inc on Tuesday
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The day-long virtual event on the theme ‘Getting Growth Back’ will also witness participation from top corporate honchos like Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal, ITC Ltd CMD Sanjiv Puri, Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO and CII President-Designate Uday Kotak and CII President Vikram Kirloskar.

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