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Half of Indians may catch coronavirus by February

At least half of India’s total 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a...

  Asia / South Asia

Half of Indians may catch coronavirus by February

At least half of India’s total 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a India's federal government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus and is second only to...

China warns of detaining US citizens over prosecution of Chinese scholars

The Chinese government has warned Washington it may detain Americans in China in response to the US Justice Department’s prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars. Chinese officials had issued repeated warnings through multiple channels to US government officials, reports Reuters citing the Wall Street Journal. According to the report, China’s message was the United States should end prosecutions of Chinese scholars...

  Americas

Young US poll workers brace for Election Day as virus panic keep elders home

After scrambling to replace an aging force of poll workers most at risk from the coronavirus, US election officials face the challenge of running the November 03 voting with untested volunteers tasked with following strict health protocols in an intensely partisan environment, reports Reuters. A nationwide drive that recruited hundreds of thousands of younger poll...

  Europe

  Europe