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Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Health
It is little more than six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the arrival of a new virus a global emergency.On that day, at the end of January, there had been almost 10,000 reported cases of coronavirus and more than 200 people had died. None of those deaths were outside of China. Since then the world, and our lives, have changed profoundly. So how are we faring in this battle between the human race and the coronavirus? If we take the planet as a whole, the picture is looking rough. There have been more than 19 million confirmed cases and 700,000 deaths. At the start of the pandemic it was taking weeks to clock up each 100,000 infections, now those milestones are measured in hours. "We're still in t...
Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Jadon Sancho deal could be off, Dean Henderson’s ultimatum, Villa fight to keep Jack Grealish

Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Jadon Sancho deal could be off, Dean Henderson’s ultimatum, Villa fight to keep Jack Grealish

Sports
It’s set to be a busy summer of action for Manchester United in the transfer market. The club are keen to sign Jadon Sancho but won’t pay the £108m Borussia Dortmund want, while Jack Grealish continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford and Alexis Sanchez is among those being shippped out by the club. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United news and transfer gossip below.. Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Heathrow Airport brings in robots to fight coronavirus

Heathrow Airport brings in robots to fight coronavirus

Technology
Disinfection robots have been installed at Heathrow Airport as part of measures to help keep the passengers and staff safe from the coronavirus.Previously used to tackle hospital acquired infections, the machines move through the airport terminals disinfecting high risk touch points like bathrooms and lifts.The robots use ultraviolet (UV-C) light to kill viruses and stop them replicating.The airport has also brought in other features including anti-viral wraps on escalators, and trolleys and passenger temperature checks.BBC Click’s Lara Lewington reports.See more at Click's website and @BBCClickLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
Joe Joyce knocks out Michael Wallisch in three rounds, Daniel Dubois fight remains on track for October 24

Joe Joyce knocks out Michael Wallisch in three rounds, Daniel Dubois fight remains on track for October 24

Sports
Joe Joyce demolished Michael Wallisch with a third-round knockout on Saturday night in London, live on talkSPORT. The unbeaten ‘Juggernaut’ lived up to his moniker as he relentlessly walked down his German foe, floored him three times and ended the fight. Frank Warren Joyce is now 11-0 (10 KOs) As usual, the fight began with Joyce taking several punches in order to make a breakthrough. Wallisch found a home for his overhand rights, but they seemingly had little impact on the Brit who shrugged them off and kept marching forward. Joyce responded with rugged combinations and had his opponent down near the end of the second. The German made it to his feet and survived the remainder of the round, but the writing was clearly on the wall. At the start of t
WHO calls for help in fight against Ebola in DRC

WHO calls for help in fight against Ebola in DRC

World
July 17 (UPI) -- As the world grapples with a deepening coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has called for international support in its fight against a growing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. "We must not let COVID-19 distract us from tackling other pressing threats," Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's regional director for Africa, said Thursday in a statement. Advertisement Concerns raised as the #Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province #DRC continues to grow & resources diminish. There are now 56 cases, surpassing the 2018 outbreak in this area of 54 cases in total. Read more: https://t.co/JPijycTOHG pic.twitter.com/UKvlydPeho— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) July 16, 2020 The WHO said that since the outbreak was declared on June 1, there have been 56 case