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Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus gear

Image caption Amazon has seen a spike in demand for health and personal care products amid the coronavirus pandemic Pressure is building on Amazon and other delivery firms to improve protections for workers worried about getting infected with coronavirus. …

Trump’s self-congratulatory presence marks stark contrast with death toll

Trump’s self-congratulatory presence marks stark contrast with death toll

He walked every block of New York City and died of coronavirus

(CNN)William Helmreich, a prominent sociologist perhaps best known for walking nearly every block of New York City, died Saturday morning of coronavirus, his family said. Helmreich wrote nearly 20 books, including “The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 M…

Coronavirus cases top 784,000 globally: Live updates

How many people die after being infected with the novel coronavirus? Fewer than previously calculated, according to a study released Monday, but still more than die from the flu.  The research, published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases,…

Fact check: Trump again touts unproven drugs for coronavirus

Fact check: Trump again touts unproven drugs for coronavirus

President Trump reacts to CNN reporter quoting Trump’s past COVID-19 claims

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Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to extend social distancing guidelines until April 30 came after officials reviewed 12 different statistical models, said Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, during a Sunday press briefing…

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These are the people that will qualify for coronavirus financial relief, according to South African banks

South Africa’s biggest retail banks say that only around 15-20% of their lending books do not definitely qualify for coronavirus relief measures announced. Speaking to Reuters, representatives from the banks said that customers who would not qualify were tho…

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Massive blow for Telkom in R3.9-billion tax case

A recent court decision has come as big blow to Telkom. A judgment handed down on 25 March by the supreme court of appeal held that a R3.9-billion foreign exchange loss and a R136-million incentive bonus were not deductible. This means the tax liability of R…