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2 Sep 2020
As the world continues to battle the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, health experts and the NCDC have advised the compulsory use of face masks as an additional layer of physical distancing to help block the spread of respiratory droplets from person to person.
14 Aug 2020
The country had gone more than 100 days without a new community transmission case. To prevent further spread, bars and other businesses in the city of Auckland will be shut.
1 Apr 2020
Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.⁣
23 Mar 2020
As a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in Lagos, the State Government on March 22, issued a ban on all religious and social gathering of over 20 people within the state. On Sunday, Guardian TV went around the city to monitor compliance and here's what we discovered.
11 Feb 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers have said the games will go as planned despite the rift rumours that this year’s 2020 Games might be canceled or postponed because of the spread of the coronavirus.

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The United States has warned that companies' stockpiles of semiconductor chips have shrunk dramatically due to the global supply shortage, putting production at risk from any disruption. A survey of 150 firms for the Commerce Department found the median stocks held by manufacturers had fallen from 40 days' worth in 2019 to just 5 days' worth in 2021. It comes as Democrats in the House of Representatives published a bill for investment worth $52 billion in the sector.
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The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecast for the global economic recovery, warning of "multiple challenges" including new variants of Covid-19, high inflation and ongoing disruption to global supply chains. Petya Koeva Brooks, Deputy Director of the IMF's Research Department, discusses the risks and policy challenges as the pandemic enters its third year.
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A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. It was a landmark trial to examine state-sponsored torture during the Syrian civil war.
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Indian news portal The Wire has alleged authorities likey spied on journalists, politicians and business leaders, among others. The revelations come as part of a global investigation into the use of specialized phone spying software Pegasus by governments around the world.