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Swiss graffiti artist pays tribute to frontline worker ‘super-heroes’

UNTV News   •   April 7, 2020

Swiss artist David Perez alias “S.I.D.” paid tribute on Sunday (April 5), to the “everyday super-heroes” working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic, by painting a giant portrait representing...

Demand for coffins increase dramatically amid coronavirus outbreak in Spain

UNTV News   •   April 7, 2020

The demand for coffins has increased dramatically due to the coronavirus outbreak in Spain, director of a coffin company in Valdemoro told Reuters on Friday (April 3). “During this current...

UK PM Johnson admitted to hospital as Britain enters third week of lockdown

UNTV News   •   April 6, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital in London on Monday (April 6) suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, but Downing Street said...

Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences

UNTV News   •   April 6, 2020

Constance, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, are divided cities these days, with a strip of grass and two fences separating them after the countries closed their borders to slow the spread...

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since February 29 peak

UNTV News   •   April 6, 2020

South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for the first time since its peak at the end of February as daily infections in Asia’s largest outbreak outside China...

Detroit bus driver dies of COVID-19 days after posting rant vs coughing passenger

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 6, 2020

A bus driver in the United States (US) died 11 days after he posted a video on Facebook complaining about a coughing passenger. 50-year-old Detroit bus driver Jason Hargrove posted...

Singapore closing workplaces, schools as coronavirus cases jump

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Singapore will close schools and most workplaces, except for essential services like supermarkets and banks, for a month, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 3), as part...

China advises foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

China’s foreign ministry is advising foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing, after the country temporarily banned most foreigners from entering to prevent a resurgence of a coronavirus epidemic, a...

101-year old woman beats coronavirus and becomes symbol of hope for Spain

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Encarnacion Buisan celebrated her 101st birthday in a hospital bed in the Spanish city of Huesca, after being the first coronavirus patient in the city to be admitted to hospital...

U.S. doctors on coronavirus frontline seek protection from malpractice suits

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside...

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