‘Hundreds dead’ because of Covid-19 misinformation

At least 800 people died around the world because of coronavirus-related misinformation in the first three months of this year, researchers say. A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene says about 5,800 people were admitted to hospital as a result of false information on social media. Many died from drinking […]

Japan exports sink again in June, dashing hopes for quick economic rebound

TOKYO (REUTERS) – Japan’s exports suffered a double-digit decline for the fourth month in a row in June as the coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on global demand, reinforcing expectations that the economy has sunk into its deepest recession in decades. US-bound Japanese shipments nearly halved again due to plunging demand for cars and […]