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China Forecasts slower Economic Growth in 2020 due to Covid-19

Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will lose momentum and will only expand between 5.3 and 5.9 percent in 2020, due to strong internal pressures arising from the current Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, local experts predicted on Saturday.

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IMF Concerned about Impact of COVID-19 Virus on World Economy

RIYADH, February 22, 2020 - Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Kristalina Georgieva today sounded a note of caution to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Riyadh, that the global health emergency caused by the COVID-19 virus needs global cooperation in order to be contained.

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Cuban doctors work against coronavirus in China

Two Cuban doctors are now in China to “strengthen the fight” against the new coronavirus, the cause of the so-called Wuhan pneumonia, the official daily Granma reported this Monday.

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  • Countries Cuba
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Cuban drug among those used to fight coronavirus in China

HAVANA, Cuba, February 12, 2020 - The recombinant Interferon alfa 2B antiviral (IFNrec), a leading biotechnology product in Cuba, is one of the medicines today used by China in treatments applied to patients with the 2019 coronavirus epidemic, according to a tweet from the Cuban embassy in the Asian country.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health

Huawei and 5G: UK had little choice but say yes to Chinese – here’s why

The UK’s decision not to ban China’s Huawei from being a supplier for its next-generation mobile network has caused ructions. US politicians are outraged, with Newt Gingrich calling it a “major defeat” for his country. In the UK, there could be a Tory rebellion against forthcoming legislation on the matter.

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WHO declares coronavirus a global public health emergency

WUHAN, China (AFP) — The World Health Organization yesterday warned all governments to “take action” over the SARS-like virus spreading from China that has killed 132 people and infected around 6,000 others.

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  • Countries United_Kingdom
  • Published in Health
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