China’s animal trade to spawn more outbreaks – experts

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:17:53 +0000

SHANGHAI: The animal-borne severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus 17 years ago was supposed to be a wake-up call about consuming wildlife as food, but scientists say China’s latest epidemic indicates that the practice remains widespread and a growing risk to human health. Like SARS, which was traced to bats and civets, the virus that […]

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Coco Gauff, 15, crashes out in tears at Australian Open

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:17:31 +0000

MELBOURNE: Coco Gauff’s bid for history at the Australian Open ended in tears in the last 16 on Sunday as the 15-year-old crashed out in three sets to fellow American Sofia Kenin. The 14th seed Kenin recovered from a set down to win convincingly 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-0. She plays China’s 27th seed Wang Qiang […]

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Taal Volcano calms down, evacuees return home

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:16:47 +0000

RESIDENTS of towns and cities in Batangas province have started going home as Taal Volcano showed fewer signs of a possible eruption, prompting volcanologists to lower the Alert Level from 4 to 3. But residents of Agoncillo and Laurel were not allowed to return home. The two towns were earlier placed under lockdown for being […]

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Trump says reports of Kobe Bryant’s death are ‘terrible news’


US President Donald Trump said he was sorry to hear reports that basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in California. “That is terrible news!” Trump tweeted. Bryant died in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ reported, saying five people are confirmed dead in the incident….

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