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Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra UK cancer deaths, experts warn

Delays to cancer diagnosis and treatment due to coronavirus could cause thousands of excess deaths in the UK within a year, research suggests. Scientists suggest there could be at least 7,000 additional deaths – but in a worst case scenario that number could be as high as 35,000. There are concerns routine screenings, urgent referrals… Read More »

Japan unveils $4 billion coronavirus package, not yet eyeing extra budget

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan unveiled on Tuesday a second package of measures worth about $ 4 billion in spending to cope with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, focusing on support to small and mid-sized firms, as concerns mount about risks to the fragile economy. An employee, wearing protective face mask following an outbreak of… Read More »