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Coronavirus cradle Wuhan partly reopens after lockdown

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many of those arriving in Wuhan on Saturday pulled suitcases behind them as they returned to their families The city in China where the coronavirus pandemic began, Wuhan, has partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. Crowds of passengers were pictured arriving at…
bubmag
March 28, 2020
Singapore

Coronavirus: Wuhan to ease lockdown as world battles pandemic

Image copyright EPA Image caption Wuhan has been sealed off since mid-January The lockdown in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the global coronavirus outbreak began, will be partially lifted on 8 April, officials say.Travel restrictions in the rest of Hubei province, where Wuhan is located, will be lifted from midnight…
bubmag
March 24, 2020
Singapore

The Delicious Mutant That Set Off a Seedless Gold Rush

Fenced off and wrapped in mesh, a single orange tree sits at a busy intersection in Riverside, California. In a region famous for its citrus industry, you wouldn’t think much of this tiny grove flanked by strip malls. But if you enter the 7-11 across the street—or any supermarket in…
bubmag
March 19, 2020
Singapore

The Latest: Puerto Rico orders businesses to close

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 169,000 people and killed more than 6,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms but most people, but severe symptoms are more common in the elderly or people with other health conditions. Nearly 77,000…
bubmag
March 15, 2020
Singapore

Listen Up

Monophonics: Last One Standing California-based band Monophonics makes music that sounds plucked from another era, with tinges of Curtis Mayfield and Al Green. There’s a timelessness to their releases and their newest single, “Last One Standing,” is no exception. The seven-minute song ebbs and flows: there are groovy, cinematic cuts…
bubmag
March 15, 2020
Singapore

As coronavirus spreads, here’s what’s been canceled or closed

The novel coronavirus continues to spread in the U.S. Cities and states are restricting large gatherings of people, and even presidential hopefuls are canceling rallies. Here is a list of events and destinations that have been affected by the outbreak. City and State restrictionsMassachusettsOn Sunday, Governor Charlie Baker has banned…
bubmag
March 13, 2020
Singapore

The Latest: Congo sees 1st case; African infections hit 105

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe: ___ Planes carrying 361 Taiwanese who had been stranded in China’s virus epicenter have returned them to the island. The two charter flights landed late Tuesday and early Wednesday after weeks of negotiations between Beijing and Taipei.…
bubmag
March 10, 2020
Singapore

The Latest: Virus interrupts school for 363 million students

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe: The head of the U.N. weather agency says decreased energy use due to the coronavirus is improving air quality in China and demonstrates the impact that human emissions are having. World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Petteri Taalas made…
bubmag
March 10, 2020