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Russia Sends Emergency Medical Aid to United States

Russia Sends Emergency Medical Aid to United States

MOSCOW — Russia has sent a planeload of medical aid to the United States amid the growing coronavirus pandemic. A military aircraft loaded with medical equipment and masks took off from Moscow early Wednesday morning, according to the Defense Ministry. Footage from the Russian Defense Ministry showed boxes of equipment ...

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Camels in the City of London

Camels in the City of London

A grand late Victorian building in the City of London is notable for having three camels on the front. This is Peek House, built between 1881-5 as the head office of Peek Bros, an importer of tea, coffee and spices, with the three camels representing each trade. Peek Bros was ...

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London Series featuring Cubs, Cards canceled

London Series featuring Cubs, Cards canceled

ST. LOUIS — The cancellations and postponements of Major League Baseball’s season has now reached the Cardinals‘ series against the Cubs in London this summer. The Mitel MLB Present London Series has been canceled due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, MLB announced Wednesday morning. The Cardinals and Cubs were scheduled ...

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Can Indonesia contain its COVID-19 outbreak?

Can Indonesia contain its COVID-19 outbreak?

As of 30 March, Indonesia reported 1,414 COVID-19 cases and a total of 122 related deaths – the highest reported in Southeast Asia. Even at the early stage of the outbreak, there was international scepticism surrounding Indonesia‘s response and reporting of its COVID-19 cases. In mid-February, Marc Lipsitch, professor of ...

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