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Paolo Maldini, son test positive for coronavirus

  AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini and forward Daniel Maldini have both tested positive for Covid-19. Milan hadn't previously had any players affected by Covid-19, confirmed that the father and son have both tested positive. "Paolo Maldini, the club’s Technical Director,...

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead, says Japan’s prime minister

    Japanese Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe said that the Olympics will take place as scheduled in Tokyo this summer.   “We will overcome the spread of the infection and host the Olympics without problem, as planned,” Abe said.   The final decision, however, will...

Premier League and EFL suspended until 3 April at earliest

  All league football in England has been suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of coronavirus. All Premier League games, EFL fixtures and matches in the FA Women's Super League and Women's Championship have been...

Coronavirus: Champions League, Europa League postponed

  All Uefa competitions, including Champions League and Europa League matches due to be played next week, have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The draws for the next rounds, set for 20 March, have also been postponed. All Uefa Youth...

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus

    Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for coronavirus.   “Callum displayed symptoms similar to a mild cold on Monday morning and has not been at the training ground since then as a precaution, the club said. “However, his test came in...

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

  Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement the club said Arsenal employees who have had recent close contact with Arteta will now self isolate and that they expect this to be a significant number...

3 Leicester City players in self-isolation after showing symptoms of coronavirus

  Leicester City have confirmed that three unnamed players are in self-isolation after showing symptoms of coronavirus. These players are the first in the Premier League to have been mentioned as showing symptoms of COVID-19 but it has been reported they...

Olympiakos FC owner Evangelos Marinakis has coronavirus

  Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis has tested positive for coronavirus. Marinakis, 52, was at the City Ground for Forest's Championship fixture against Millwall on Friday. "Mr Marinakis was diagnosed after showing the first symptoms on his return to Greece,...

French football star Kylian Mbappe tested for coronavirus

  French international Kylian Mbappe has been tested for the coronavirus, French newspapers reported that the results are due within the next day. Mbappe is the first high-profile athlete to be tested for the coronavirus. It was reported earlier on Tuesday that...

5 things you need to know about Anthony Joshua’s next opponent ‘Kubrat The Cobra Pulev’

  Anthony Joshua will face Kubrat Pulev, the IBF’s mandatory challenger, at Tottenham Hotspur’s 62,000-seater stadium on 20 June. The Bulgarian confirmed the fight against the world IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion on Monday. Here's all you need to know...
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Davido says his fiancé Chioma has coronavirus

  Music star Davido said Friday that his fiancé has tested positive for the coronavirus. He made the announcement on his Twitter page. Hey everyone ! I...

Epidemic of Fear: Addressing Misinformation and Panic in Infectious Disease Outbreaks – Dr. Oreh

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