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Half of children who have gone through COVID-19 had mild form of disease - Rospotrebnadzor

Moscow, Sep 8 (Sputnik) Nearly 50,000 children went through the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Russia in the first six months of 2020, half of them had a mild form of the disease, 32 percent were asymptomatic, and only 0.2 percent had a severe form, Russian consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor told Sputnik.
In the first half of 2020, a total of 47,712 cases of COVID-19 in children were registered in Russia, which amounted to 8.4 percent of the total number of cases, Rospotrebnadzor said.
"A retrospective analysis of all cases of confirmed COVID-19 in children during this period in the Russian Federation showed that the majority of them (49.9%) had a mild form of the novel coronavirus infection," it said.
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Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

20 Oct 2020 | 7:19 AM

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI) The Trump campaign wrote a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates in which it demanded that the final round of presidential debates to be focused on foreign policy and dismissed as unacceptable proposals to allow the moderator to shut off the candidates’ microphones.

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Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

19 Oct 2020 | 10:45 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) In the wake of Covid-19 resurge in many European and American countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to follow health guidelines and use face-masks in public places and gatherings, aiming to prevent the possible second wave of the pandemic in Bangladesh.

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Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

19 Oct 2020 | 7:05 PM

Bangkok, Oct 19 (UNI) Thai authorities said on Monday that they have imposed curbs on the Telegram messaging app, which has been widely used by protesters during the ongoing anti-government protests.

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles Council of Senior Religious Scholars

19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Riyadh, Oct 19 (UNI) Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Monday issued a royal decree, which will restructure the kingdom’s Council of Senior Religious Scholars headed by Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh and the Shura Council, Gulf News reported.

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Maryam Nawaz's husband arrested, released later

Maryam Nawaz's husband arrested, released later

19 Oct 2020 | 6:57 PM

Islamabad, Oct 19 (UNI) PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz's husband Captain Mohammad Safdar was on Monday arrested from a hotel in Karachi.

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