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Coronavirus infections pass 100,000 as outbreak wreaks financial havoc

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The number of people infected with coronavirus across the world surpassed 100,000 on Friday as the outbreak reached more countries and the economic damage intensified, with business districts beginning to empty and stock markets tumbling. A man is seen wearing a protective face mask at Waterloo station in London, Britain, March… Read More »

Singapore sets aside $4 billion to help businesses and households amid coronavirus outbreak

Merlion statue in Singapore. Athanasios Gioumpasis | Getty Images Singapore on Tuesday said it has set aside 5.6 billion Singapore dollars ($ 4.02 billion) in the coming year to help businesses and households tide through the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The Southeast Asian country has reported one of the highest numbers of coronavirus — now known… Read More »

Popular Dog Chews Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States

Health officials have announced that contact with pig ear dog treats may be the source of an ongoing multistate outbreak of salmonella, a common bacterial infection that affects the intestinal tract, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Forty-five people were reported to be infected with the outbreak strain of salmonella in California,… Read More »

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said. The ban would cover live pigs and carcasses in an effort to prevent the disease from spreading into Thailand, said a notice on the Thai Department… Read More »