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    The World Health Organization has expanded its coronavirus guidance to include the possibility in certain circumstances of airborne transmission, in which the virus could be spread through tiny droplets that linger in the air.

    The update came Thursday after an open letter signed by more than 200 scientists pressed the agency this week to…[Read more]

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    Cinderella Castle has sat silent for 116 days.
    That’s how long Walt Disney World has closed its doors because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday, Disney will welcome guests back to its flagship theme park in Orlando, Florida, and reopen a cornerstone of its business.

    The Disney resort plans to begin a phased reopening on Saturday for its…[Read more]

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    Kentuckians will be required to wear face masks or coverings in public places beginning Friday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday.

    The mandate comes after two of the highest days of daily COVID-19 cases the state has recorded since March. Kentucky announced 333 newly reported cases and four deaths on Thursday.

    Beshear said the…[Read more]

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    The Chinese embassy warns its citizens in Kazakhstan that an “unknown pneumonia” has killed more patients this June than COVID-19
    Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Health is allegedly doing a study on this pneumonia and the novel coronavirus
    The Kazakhstan health minister says pneumonia cases are 2.2 times higher in June 2020 than June 2019 but it’s…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 2 days, 8 hours ago

    A White House reporter who attended press briefings on Monday and Wednesday has tested positive for COVID-19.

    The unnamed journalist “wore a mask the entire time they were on the White House complex,” Jonathan Karl, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, stated in an email Thursday. “The individual is asymptomatic. We are…[Read more]

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    Packed elevators and crowded committee rooms. Legislators sitting shoulder-to-shoulder on the House and Senate floor. People standing close to each other and talking, sometimes leaning in to whisper, without a mask in sight.

    Those were common scenes at the Mississippi Capitol in June — a month that saw a historic vote to remove the Confederate e…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 2 days, 8 hours ago

    As Texas struggles to contain the spread of COVID-19, the state reported a record high in deaths related to the virus and hospitalizations continued to rise Thursday.

    The state reported 9,782 new cases and 105 deaths, setting a new single-day record, according to Texas Department of State Health Services data. The most cases the state has had in…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 3 days, 7 hours ago

    The British government unveiled a raft of measures Wednesday it hopes will limit an anticipated spike in unemployment as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Most noteworthy were a new bonus plan aimed at getting firms to retain workers that have been idle for months, as well as tax cuts for hard-pressed firms in the tourism and hospitality…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 3 days, 7 hours ago

    Global coronavirus cases exceeded 12 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as evidence mounts of the airborne spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

    The number of cases is triple that of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to the World Health Organization.

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    Effective immediately, Dialect Zone International will impose additional safety and health procedures, everyone must comply in order to help us protect your health and safety at all times.

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    July 7, 1928 – In History
    Best thing ever, as sliced bread is sold for first time
    Missouri’s Chillicothe Baking Company offers up packages of ‘Kleen Maid Sliced Bread,’ thanks to Otto Rohwedder’s invention, a machine that cuts loaves of bread into uniform slices. Hailed as a great advance, sliced bread will be banned for a time in 1943 as a…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 5 days, 12 hours ago

    International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities.

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    Japan’s professional baseball and soccer leagues will begin allowing fans this week, the heads of both leagues said on Monday.

    Soccer and baseball officials said the first day with fans will be Friday. The maximum number will be 5,000 or 50% of the stadium capacity — whichever is smaller.

    Officials said they plan to allow stadiums to be filled…[Read more]

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    The border between Australia’s two most populous states will close from Tuesday for an indefinite period as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the city of Melbourne.

    The decision announced on Monday marks the first time the border between Victoria and New South Wales has been shut in 100 years. Officials last…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 6 days, 13 hours ago

    Chinese officials have reported eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases as a recent outbreak in Beijing appears to have largely run its course.

    China’s capital had two new cases, the seventh straight day of single-digit increase. Authorities have confirmed 334 infections during the city’s outbreak, which was detected about three weeks ago and is the…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 6 days, 13 hours ago

    South Korea has recorded 60-plus COVID-19 cases for a third consecutive day, a continuation of a virus spread beyond the greater Seoul area.

    The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday it has confirmed 61 additional cases, bringing the national total to 13,091. It says the death toll remained at 283.

    The agency says 43 of…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 6 days, 13 hours ago

    India has withdrawn a planned reopening of the Taj Mahal, citing the risk of new coronavirus infections spreading in the northern city of Agra from visitors flocking to see the 17th century monument to love.
    On Sunday, the health ministry reported a record single-day spike of 24,850 new cases and more than 600 deaths. That pushed India’s overall…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 6 days, 13 hours ago

    The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. The tomb is the centrepiece of a 17-hectare complex, which includes…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 6 days, 13 hours ago

    The 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Ireland on 29 February 2020. This was announced by Tony Holohan the Chief Medical Officer for the Irish Department of Health. Response to the pandemic has included cancellation of St Patrick’s Day parades and all festivals. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar also announced the closure of all…[Read more]

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