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Russian servicemen 'averted planetary catastrophe' during nuclear submarine accident, military official claims at funeral...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/russia
Kremlin refuses to reveal mission of vessel, citing state secrets
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-08 15:04 UTC
Happy New Year From a Russian Politician and Her Horse...
My familiarity with Russian politics admittedly begins and ends with the 1997 animated film Anastasia, so I was not super shocked by this clip of a member of the Russian Parliament wishing her constituents a happy new year while swigging champagne atop a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-01 06:38 UTC
Life in China under the coronavirus threat...
"This city of 21 million looks like a ghost town. No one goes out. Or very few. And it has been like that for three weeks." “Food is hard to find. Most restaurants are not open. Grocery store shelves are quickly emptied. I am very concerned by all the restaurant workers who cannot earn any money
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:43 UTC
Why Is China Increasing Censorship If The Coronavirus Is Under Control?...
China has increased efforts to censor access to international coverage of the coronavirus despite official claims the situation is improving.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:41 UTC
Coronavirus may have actually started in secret Wuhan lab just 280m from wet market...
A journal highlighted the close link of bats and the coronavirus-like pathogens after researchers were attacked by bats in secret labs just a stone's throw away from the notorious wet market in Wuhan where it has been thought up to now the virus origi
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 22:43 UTC
BREAKING: Coronavirus may have originated at Wuhan lab...
The newest deadly strain of the coronavirus may have come from a laboratory near the Wuhan market after all, according to a paper put forth by scientists.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 22:42 UTC
China 'still lying' about coronavirus outbreak: Sen. Tom Cotton...
"This virus did not originate in the Wuhan animal market," Cotton said. "Epidemiologists who are widely respected from China who published a study … have demonstrated that several of the original cases did not have any contact with that food market. The virus went into that food market before it
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 18:38 UTC
NIH official confirms 'more than 40 Americans' on cruise ship have coronavirus...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/coronavirus
They will treated at hospitals in Japan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 18:36 UTC
Justin Trudeau Faces Backlash After Shaking Hand With Iranians Who Shot Down Plane With Canadians Aboard...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing anger from his own countrymen after he was photographed chatting, shaking hands, and even bowing to Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, after the rogue nation shot down a commercial airplane with 57 Canad
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 18:35 UTC
Paris police ban 'Yellow Vests' demonstration set for Saturday...
French police on Friday banned an anti-government
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 18:35 UTC
China Quarantines Cash to Sanitize Old Bank Notes From Virus...
The new coronavirus has restricted millions of Chinese people to their homes and towns, and now old bank notes are being quarantined.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 07:10 UTC
China Is Disintegrating: Steel Demand, Property Sales, Traffic All Approaching Zero...
China Is Disintegrating: Steel Demand, Property Sales, Traffic All Approaching Zero In our ongoing attempts to glean some objective insight into what is actually happening "on the ground" in the notoriously opaque Chinese economy which has been ha
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 08:28 UTC
WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus...
The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated so far. This according to a review of previous studies of the coronavirus' transmissibility.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:26 UTC
Coronavirus: Death toll in China surges past 1,500...
Coronavirus fatalities have remained consistent in recent days even as the number of new infections falls. Chinese authorities also said over 1,700 hospital staff have become infected and six have died.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:22 UTC
Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of Globe, Researcher Says...
As the number of coronavirus cases jumps dramatically in China, a top infectious-disease scientist warns that things could get far worse: Two-thirds of the world’s population could catch it. So says Ira Longini, an adviser to the World Health Organization who tracked studies of the virus’s
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-14 06:07 UTC
Coronavirus: Death toll hits 1,486 as Japan records first victim...
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China's Hubei Province on Friday announced an additional 4,823 new cases of COVID-19 over the previous 24-hours.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-14 06:04 UTC
China admits it still has no idea how many people are infected with coronavirus in Wuhan...
A top Chinese official appointed to handle the crisis said his team could not confirm the exact scale of the epidemic in the city, but warned the number of potential carriers could be 'quite large'.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:07 UTC
Scientists find MEN more likely to catch killer coronavirus – ‘Genuine male vulnerability’...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/coronavirus
MEN are more likely to get infected with China's deadly coronavirus thanks to what experts have called a far weaker immune system than women.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:06 UTC
The largest study of coronavirus patients so far suggests it could take up to 24 days after exposure for symptoms to show...
The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 1,370 people and infected more than 60,000. New research from a group of Chinese scientists suggests the virus' incubation period could be as long as 24 days. Currently, the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:05 UTC
Coronavirus death toll leaps, party bosses in China's Hubei province sacked...
The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, and Beijing sacked two top provincial officials after criticism of their handling of the crisis.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 07:57 UTC
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