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US businesses hammered by COVID-19 pandemic but some feel worst of crisis behind them: Fed survey
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US businesses hammered by COVID-19 pandemic but some feel worst of crisis behind them: Fed survey

The Fed’s survey, known as the “Beige Book,” was conducted in April, when non-essential businesses were shut down in much of the country, through 18 May, when some states had started to loosen restrictions.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rita Wilson felt 'very tired, extremely itchy'; says husband Tom Hanks showed 'milder symptoms'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rita Wilson felt 'very tired, extremely itchy'; says husband Tom Hanks showed 'milder symptoms'

Rita Wilson has opened up about symptoms of coronavirus which she and her husband Tom Hanks experienced and their episode with the controversial drug chloroquine

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's Bob Iger to forego salary, new CEO Bob Chapek will take pay cut
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's Bob Iger to forego salary, new CEO Bob Chapek will take pay cut

Disney will reduce the salaries of its vice presidents by 20%, senior vice presidents by 25%, and executive vice presidents and above by 30% effective 5 April

Coronavirus Outbreak: How COVID-19 testing kits work and new testing tech currently in development
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Coronavirus Outbreak: How COVID-19 testing kits work and new testing tech currently in development

A major aim for innovators currently is designing multiple lab tests to be performed in one small, portable and rapid device.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's pollution board issues guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's pollution board issues guidelines to handle COVID-19 biomedical waste

Safely disposing of contaminated waste was a crucial component in the fight against Ebola epidemic in 2014.

Tom Hanks says he feels the 'blahs', but has no fever, will self-quarantine following coronavirus diagnosis
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Tom Hanks says he feels the 'blahs', but has no fever, will self-quarantine following coronavirus diagnosis

Tom Hanks shared a picture of a typewriter and said how he and wife Rita Wilson are keeping themselves occupied in isolation at home.

Coronavirus lockdown: People are relying on apps like WhatsApp, Skype for communication
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Coronavirus lockdown: People are relying on apps like WhatsApp, Skype for communication

Users in Italy are placing 20 percent more calls and sending 20 percent more messages on WhatsApp compared to a year ago.

Coronavirus outbreak: Kenya bars athletes from travelling overseas after WHO declares pandemic
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Coronavirus outbreak: Kenya bars athletes from travelling overseas after WHO declares pandemic

Kenya’s athletics authority said on Thursday it had barred its athletes from travelling to international events due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus in Australia; actor was filming Elvis Presley biopic when diagnosed
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Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus in Australia; actor was filming Elvis Presley biopic when diagnosed

Hanks was recently lauded with the Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes, and earned his sixth Oscar nomination for playing Mister Rogers in Sony/TriStar’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood in the supporting actor category.

Gold rises as concerns over US stimulus dent risk appetite; dip in US Treasury yields, dollar supports bullion further
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Gold rises as concerns over US stimulus dent risk appetite; dip in US Treasury yields, dollar supports bullion further

Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,656.37 per ounce having fallen nearly 2 percent on Tuesday on hopes for global stimulus measures. US gold futures GCcv1 slipped 0.2 percent to $1,656.70.

Coronavirus outbreak could cost global economy up to $2 trillion, cause recession in some countries, says UNCTAD
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Coronavirus outbreak could cost global economy up to $2 trillion, cause recession in some countries, says UNCTAD

The coronavirus outbreak could cost the global economy up to $2 trillion this year, the UNCTAsaid, warning that shock from the epidemic will cause a recession in some countries and depress global annual growth to below 2.5 percent

Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown; US President Donald Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads
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Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown; US President Donald Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads

Major European stock markets dived more than 7 percent, Japanese indexes fell over 5 percent and US markets sank over 7 percent after Saudi Arabia launched an oil price war with Russia

India vs South Africa: Proteas advised against fan interactions, selfies on tour with rising coronavirus cases in India
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India vs South Africa: Proteas advised against fan interactions, selfies on tour with rising coronavirus cases in India

The cricket crazy fans love getting up close and personal with star cricketers, something that might not be possible in the wake of rising number of Coronavirus (COVID 19) cases in India.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Global body agrees to postpone Asian fixtures due to coronavirus scare after consulting AFC
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Global body agrees to postpone Asian fixtures due to coronavirus scare after consulting AFC

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June due to the coronavirus outbreak, the world football body said on Monday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers plan stricter measures for torch lighting ceremony as Greece battles rising coronavirus cases
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers plan stricter measures for torch lighting ceremony as Greece battles rising coronavirus cases

Organisers of this week’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia are planning tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus after already reducing the size of the event, a source said on Monday.

Bangladesh postpones founder Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary event amid coronavirus scare; Narendra Modi's Dhaka visit uncertain
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Bangladesh postpones founder Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary event amid coronavirus scare; Narendra Modi's Dhaka visit uncertain

Bangladesh on Sunday reported three cases of coronavirus. Two persons brought the disease from Italy, infecting the third one on their return home, officials said.

Serie A: Parma-SPAL match kicks off despite Italy Sports Minister's call to suspend games over coronavirus outbreak
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Serie A: Parma-SPAL match kicks off despite Italy Sports Minister's call to suspend games over coronavirus outbreak

Serie A played on Sunday despite calls from Italy’s sports minister and players’ association president to suspend the games in Italy’s top football division.

Formula 1 2020: Bahrain GP to take place behind closed doors with coronavirus cases on the rise in Gulf nation
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Formula 1 2020: Bahrain GP to take place behind closed doors with coronavirus cases on the rise in Gulf nation

The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix this month will be held without fans in attendance due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said on Sunday.

Russian women's football team faces quarantine after playing against Kosovo in coronavirus-hit Germany
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Russian women's football team faces quarantine after playing against Kosovo in coronavirus-hit Germany

The Russian national women's football team is facing quarantine after playing a game in Germany amid the escalating coronavirus outbreak which continues to disrupt sporting events around the world.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF postpones India’s home fixture against Qatar due to coronavirus threat
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF postpones India’s home fixture against Qatar due to coronavirus threat

Coronovirus continues to wreak havoc with sporting events as India's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match against Qatar scheduled for 26 March has now been postponed due to the spread of the deadly virus.