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Officials worry U.S. protests, South America’s reopening could spread COVID-19

South American countries at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic are choosing to reopen even as case numbers rise, ignoring the example set by Europe in which nations waited for the worst to pass.

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Canadian health officials urge George Floyd protesters to stay safe amid COVID-19.

Canadian health officials are not suggesting people avoid protests, but they are stressing the importance of hand sanitizer and masks.

George Floyd protests spark COVID-19 fears in U.S., South Korea sees rise in cases

Protests around the U.S. against police brutality have sparked fears of a further spread of the coronavirus, while South Korea is reporting a steady rise in cases around the capital after appearing to bring the outbreak under control.

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Coronavirus: Feds exploring how to reunite families separated by Canada-U.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said some premiers support the idea but others are concerned about the potential risk of COVID-19 cases being imported into their provinces.

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COMMENTARY: Steep costs of pandemic will cut foreign aid funding when it’s needed most.

With the richest countries facing mounting bills in the pandemic, it is hard to see how they can answer any call to help poorer nations, Matthew Fisher says.

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U.S. weekly jobless claims stay above 2 million despite reopenings

Analysts are watching the jobless claims data for signs of how fast — or slow — the recovery will be.

Canada to co-host virtual UN conference on coronavirus amid bid for Security Council seat.

The conference will raise Canada's profile as it competes for a seat on UN Security Council next month against Norway and Ireland.

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WHO warns 1st wave of coronavirus pandemic not over a countries begin to reopen.

``Right now, we're not in the second wave. We're right in the middle of the first wave globally,'' said Dr. Mike Ryan, a World Health Organization executive director.

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Coronavirus: Large Memorial Day crowds trigger warnings in the U.

Big crowds turned out for the Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. amid warnings from authorities about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

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U.S. to ban travellers from world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot Brazil

President Donald Trump had already banned travel from the United Kingdom, Europe and China. He said last week that he was considering similar restrictions for Brazil.

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Coronavirus: The United Kingdom unites in the face of illness, death and economic collapse.

In the face of an unprecedented threat to public health, people in the U.K. are worried but they are finding reasons to be optimistic.

Wuhan lab head says claims coronavirus leaked from facility are ‘pure fabrication’.

Claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in the central Chinese city are a ``pure fabrication,'' the institute's director said.

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Coronavirus: NBA in talks with Disney to resume season at site in Florida.

An NBA spokesman said the conversations were still ``exploratory,'' and that the Disney site would be used for practices and housing as well.

Coronavirus: Spain to reopen borders to tourists in July.

Spain will reopen its borders to tourists in July and its top soccer division will kick off again in June, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, as one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns starts to ease.

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Coronavirus: Spain to reopen borders to tourists in July.

Spain will reopen its borders to tourists in July and its top soccer division will kick off again in June, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, as one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns starts to ease.

Latin America sees surge of coronavirus cases, deaths.

The region's two largest nations -- Mexico and Brazil -- reported record counts of new cases and deaths almost daily this week, fuelling criticism of their presidents, who have slow-walked shutdowns in attempts to limit economic damage.

Brazil sees record daily death toll; poised to become world’s No.

Brazil passed 20,000 deaths on Thursday and has 310,087 confirmed cases, up over 18,500 in a single day, according to Health Ministry data.

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Coronavirus: Canada Goose announces layoffs, Victoria’s Secret losing 250 stores.

More retailers have announced layoffs and store closures at their Canadian operations as they continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Zealand mulls 4-day workweek post-coronavirus. Could that work in Canada?

Is a four-day workweek something Canada should consider as it reopens amid the coronavirus pandemic? Here's what experts say.

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Alberta’s Jason Kenney to make announcement regarding airports, international travel.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is scheduled to speak Wednesday morning about new airport measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘New normal’ anything but as countries continue to slowly reopen amid coronavirus.

Hundreds of thousands of high school seniors in South Korea had their temperature checked and rubbed their hands with sanitizer as they returned to school Wednesday, many for the first time since late last year after their new term was repeatedly ...

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Mexico City’s coronavirus deaths are triple its official toll, report suggests.

Anti-corruption group Mexicans Against Corruption said in a report Monday the suspected COVID-19 death toll in Mexico City is three times that of the official toll of 1,332.

No physical distancing needed on flights, but ban washroom lineups: airline trade group.

The trade association for the world's major airlines is proposing a range of measures aimed at relaunching the global air travel industry that run counter to the established policies of Canadian airlines and the federal government.

Coronavirus: As U.S., Europe reopen some nations see COVID-19 cases rise

American car makers are getting back to work and Europe is continuing to reopen. But while new coronavirus cases have been declining in many countries that were initially hit hard by the pandemic, cases are rapidly rising in other populous nations.

Canada, allies express concern over exclusion of Taiwan from WHO: letter.

Support for Taiwan is controversial because China vigorously opposes granting any such access.

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