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  • ‘Sailors do not need to die,’ warns captain of coronavirus-hit U.S. aircraft carrier

    ‘Sailors do not need to die,’ warns captain of coronavirus-hit U.S. aircraft carrier0

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The captain of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, in a blunt letter, has called on Navy leadership for stronger measures to save the lives of his sailors and stop the spread of the coronavirus aboard the huge ship. FILE PHOTO: The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is seen while entering into the

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  • UK supermarket visits jump by 79 million before coronavirus lockdown – Nielsen

    UK supermarket visits jump by 79 million before coronavirus lockdown – Nielsen0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britons made over 79 million extra grocery shopping trips in the four weeks to March 21 year-on-year as they stocked their “pandemic pantries”, driving a 20.5% jump in supermarket sales, industry data published on Tuesday showed. Market researcher Nielsen said British consumers spent an additional 1.9 billion pounds on groceries. The data

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  • Australia’s coronavirus infection rate shows sustained slowdown

    Australia’s coronavirus infection rate shows sustained slowdown0

    SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia reported a sustained fall in the rate of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, but officials urged people not to become complacent and stressed the need for further strict social distancing policies. A man walks by an almost empty area of the city following the implementation of stricter social-distancing and self-isolation rules

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