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A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 539,000 people worldwide. Over 11.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding the scope of their nations' outbreaks.
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CanSino's COVID-19 Vaccine Was Just Approved for Limited Use in China. Here's What Investors Should Know.
Despite a worldwide race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, China's CanSino Biologics (SEHK: 6185) didn't make huge headlines when it announced last week that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate had been approved for widespread use among members of the Chinese military. Between the vaccine's small population of eligible recipients, its limited efficacy, and its intense side effects, nobody seems to be clamoring to license it for manufacturing outside China. CanSino's stock price has also remained shockingly unperturbed by the company's breakthrough.
The over 250,000 Indian students enrolled in US universities now run the risk of being sent packing. The Donald Trump administration on July 6 tweaked an exemption that allowed foreign students to stay in the US even when most of their classes are being held online amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In the fall semester starting in August/September, the US authorities will not issue new visas to students starting at schools or programmes that are fully online nor will Customs and Border Protection (CBP) permit any existing international students to enter the US, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on July 6.
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, who recovered after being infected with the novel coronavirus earlier this year, said he does not hold much respect for people who decline to practice precautions such as wearing a mask in public. Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, disclosed in March that they had tested positive for the coronavirus while in Australia for a film shoot. "At the very least, three tiny things (are) in everybody's wheelhouse, if you choose to do them," Hanks, 63, said in a recent interview with Reuters Television.
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Don Lemon and Terry Crews got into a heated discussion about the Black Lives Matter movement during a CNN broadcast Monday.
Now that's a clever way to break the rules!
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