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With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures – National

With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures - National

The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of “cosmic-level sound waves” created by a collective cheer citizens had been asked to join. Messages were pinging from phone to phone across this country of 1.3 billion saying the applause Prime Minister Narendra Modi had …

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B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

A Burnaby woman is worried her father may be stranded in India after that country announced a full 21-day lockdown to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. 3:13Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Preet Basi says her father Jiwan travelled to the state …

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Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains – National

Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains - National

Indian migrant workers attempting to reach their home villages crowded a railway station in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, defying a 14-hour “people’s curfew” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi called to stem a surge in coronavirus cases in the world’s second-most populous country. Modi asked India’s 1.3 …

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