Coronavirus live news: US gives WHO official notice of its withdrawal next yearJuly 8, 2020
Joe Biden says he would return the US to the WHO if elected; WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of Covid-19; Jair Bolsonaro tests positive. Follow the latest updates
- WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread
- US officially notifies World Health Organization of its withdrawal
- Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
- Australia: Melbourne returns to six-week lockdown
The Netherlands will be at the centre of upcoming talks over European spending on the coronavirus crisis, driven by a mix of traditional Calvinist frugality and political reality, experts say.
As part of the “frugal four” along with Austria, Denmark and Sweden, the Dutch have enraged many in the EU by putting the brakes on a €750bn (US$850bn) rescue package for the worst-hit countries.
The full story on the latest from the Australian state of Victoria now:
Victoria has recorded 134 new cases of Covid-19, with the source of 123 still under investigation, as state police launched a renewed focus on ensuring those who breach public health orders face consequences.
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