WHO warns that coronavirus cases have jumped in countries that eased lockdowns

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Several countries that have lifted coronavirus restrictions and reopened businesses, including China, have seen jumps in coronavirus cases, underscoring the “challenges that may lie ahead,” the World Health Organization warned Monday.

“In the Republic of Korea, bars and clubs were shut as a confirmed case led to many contacts being traced,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press conference at the agency’s headquarters in Geneva. “In Wuhan, China, the first cluster of cases since the lockdown lifted was identified. Germany has also reported an increase in cases since the easing of restrictions.”

Tedros urged caution as more countries

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Twitter sales top estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Thursday said its ads sales slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and it had accelerated work on tools to attract advertisers, becoming the latest tech company to report a lighter blow from the pandemic than forecast.

FILE PHOTO: A sign displays the Twitter logo on the front of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the company’s IPO in New York, November 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Twitter shares jumped 11 percent in premarket trading.

The San Francisco-based social media company announced greater first-quarter revenue

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Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Thursday said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and that it had accelerated work on tools to attract key advertisers, becoming the latest tech company to report a lighter blow from the pandemic than forecast.

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The San Francisco-based social media company announced greater first-quarter revenue and a smaller loss

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