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Tue 31 Mar 2020

Truth about viral Italy coffin photo

Truth about viral Italy coffin photo

It’s an arresting image, shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook, showing coffins of virus victims in Italy - there’s just one problem.

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Overnight, Meghan and Harry posted their final message to their Sussex Royal account – but two very important words were conspicuously absent.

‘We’re scared’: Kiwi sisters step up where PM won’t

premium_icon ‘We’re scared’: Kiwi sisters step up where PM won’t

Sorely disappointed at the lack of support being offered to Kiwis on the Gold Coast, sisters Awhi Gray and Marama Gray are taking matters into their own hands.

Unproven drugs approved to fight virus

Unproven drugs approved to fight virus

Two antimalarial drugs that have shown promising results in small anecdotal studies have been granted emergency approval for millions of doses across the US.

Virus could cause global food shortage

Virus could cause global food shortage

The UN says panic buying across the world could lead to a food shortage in April and May.

Chinese wet markets still selling bats

Chinese wet markets still selling bats

Thousands of people have started to flood back into Chinese wet markets, with bats, rabbits and dogs still on offer despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Italy death toll adds 812 but cases slide

Italy death toll adds 812 but cases slide

Italy has recorded a decline in new coronavirus infections but this may be partly explained by a reduction in the number of tests done.

‘Hidden’ symptom affecting young people

‘Hidden’ symptom affecting young people

Young people have been warned to watch for an unusual symptom that could mean they “hidden carriers” of the coronavirus.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

New York's grim death count

New York's grim death count

New Yorkers are watching the city drastically transform before their eyes as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the city - which is now at the US epicentre of the...

Scariest account of virus you’ll read

Scariest account of virus you’ll read

A terrorism expert who developed a “completely mad” case of COVID-19 despite having no underlying conditions has described just how bad the disease can get.

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