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Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP after testing positive for coronavirus

Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP after testing positive for coronavirus

Sports
World champion Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus.His team, Mercedes, said the Briton woke with mild symptoms on Monday and returned a positive result at a subsequent test and again at a retest.Hamilton, who is now self-isolating, won the Bahrain Grand Prix at the same circuit on Sunday.Mercedes say a replacement will be named in due course."Apart from mild symptoms, he is otherwise fit and well and the entire team sends him our very best wishes for a swift recovery," a statement said.Hamilton, 35, clinched his record-equalling seventh world title at the Turkish Grand Prix on 15 November.Sunday's race will be the first Hamilton has missed since his F1 debut at the 2007 season-opening race in Australia.He mus...
EXPLAINER: China’s claims of coronavirus on frozen foods

EXPLAINER: China’s claims of coronavirus on frozen foods

Technology
China’s has stirred controversy with claims to have detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen foodByThe Associated PressNovember 25, 2020, 4:30 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIJING -- China has stirred controversy with claims it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food.Frozen shrimp imported from an Ecuadorian company was banned for one week on Tuesday in a continuing series of such temporary bans.While experts say the virus can survive for a time on cardboard and plastic containers, it remains unclear how serious a risk that poses. Like so many issues surrounding the pandemic, the matter has swiftly become politicized.China has rejected complaints from the U.S. and others, saying it is putting people’s lives first.
Covid: How will I get a coronavirus vaccine?

Covid: How will I get a coronavirus vaccine?

Health
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China tests millions after coronavirus flare-ups in 3 cities

China tests millions after coronavirus flare-ups in 3 cities

Health
Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across the country last weekByThe Associated PressNovember 23, 2020, 9:54 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIJING -- Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across the country last week.As temperatures drop, large-scale measures are being enacted in the cities of Tianjin, Shanghai and Manzhouli, despite the low number of new cases compared to the United States and other countries that are seeing new waves of infections.Many experts and government o
Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Technology
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