These are the front lines of an unprecedented campaign to screen virtually all 11 million people in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began. Nearly two weeks in, the government is getting close to reaching its goal, with 6.5 million tested so far.
France's national statistics agency INSEE said that activity was resuming 'prudently' after lockdown measures were eased and that while consumer spending was rebounding consumer confidence slid a bit further.
The Pentagon believes that at least 50% of Afghan security forces most likely have the virus, meaning that any training and joint operations between United States and Afghan forces have been paused, halting a key pillar of the American war effort, especially against Islamic State enclaves in the countrys east.
Russia called the claim "disinformation." In a strongly worded statement, the US Africa Command said the Russian military aircraft arrived in Libya recently from an airbase in Russia via Syria, where they were repainted to hide their Russian origin. AFRICOM did not say how many aircraft were transferred or when exactly they arrived in Libya.
Zulma Calderon, the health prosecutor for Guatemala's Human Rights prosecutor's office, said they began receiving reports in early May that infected workers were continuing to work at the K P Textil plant in San Miguel Petapa and the company wasn't taking protective measures.
Novavax has begun the first phase of the trial in which 131 volunteers in the cities of Melbourne and Brisbane will test the safety of the vaccine and look for early signs of the vaccine's effectiveness.
By contrast, he portrays himself as a clear-eyed crusader willing to defend an unpopular idea that shutting down the economy to control Covid-19 will ultimately cause more suffering than allowing the disease to run its course.
Authorities will reconsider the nation's alert setting, now at level 2, on June 8, with a move to level 1 to be considered no later than June 22, Ardern told a news conference following a cabinet meeting.
Police said they arrested more than 180 people on Sunday, when authorities fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-government protesters as unrest returned to the Chinese-ruled city after months of relative calm.
National security adviser Robert O'Brien said Beijing knew what was happening with the virus, which originated in Wuhan, from November but lied to the World Health Organization and prevented outside experts from accessing information.