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tv   Coronavirus  BBC News  June 12, 2020 9:30pm-9:45pm BST

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this is bbc world news. the headlines. new figures show the uk economy shrunk by 20% in april — the largest monthly contraction on record. it was the first full month the country spent in lockdown. the governor of new york state has signed an executive order requiring hundreds of police departments to implement reforms. the measures are intended to resolve issues that have triggered the current anti—racism protests. the world health organization says some intensive care units in brazil are at a critical stage because of the high number of covid—19 patients. the who says the situation is of concern, especially in some heavily populated areas. protests have been taking place in hong kong to commemorate the first anniversary of a major demonstration that helped overturn beijing's extradition bill.
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hundreds of people gathered at points across the city. at ten o'clock, will be here with a full round up of the days news. first, with coronavirus outbreaks at different stages around the world, we explore what might happen as restrictions change and people adjust to a new reality, in "coronavirus: what next?" have and welcome to the latest in oui’ have and welcome to the latest in our special programmes on the coronavirus pandemic, i'm annita
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mcveigh. onto the pots i programme the world health organization says up the world health organization says up to 40% of coronavirus infections can come from people who have no symptoms. first there is growing evidence that a second wave of covid—i9 has hit iran which was one of the earliest epicenters of the virus. but despite the increase in cases, there is no new lockdown in place yet for the 80 million people living there. some cities have already been announced as red zones for infection. bbc persian reports. could this be iran's second wave of coronavirus? the country was opened up coronavirus? the country was opened up from lockdown just about a month ago. and this is how it looks like now in one city. buses are being used to transfer covid—i9 patients to the capital of the province. it is one of at least nine provinces where infections are rising rapidly.
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according to iran's ministry of health, the province in the southeast is now a red zone. the hospitals are full, the staff are overwhelmed. last week, iran recorded the highest daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases since the first were reported four months ago. many local officials say this is a second wave of infections. translation: but iran pots our president insists that the term second wave creates too much fear. —— but iran's president. there are no signs of social distancing here. shoppers and street vendors don't seem too worried. the authorities say this is the reason behind the recent spike, that people have ignored public health advice and travelled to other cities. translation: in the last 2a hours, we learned
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that about 60—70% of the new patients admitted to at tehran hospitals had travelled to other cities recently. this is happened during big holidays such —— as excited. iran's official number of confirmed cases is around 176,000 cases with over 8000 deaths. yet, many including the iranian parliament believe the correct number of infections is eight to ten times more and the deaths are at least twice as much. the president has warned that if people don't follow social distancing, the restrictions may be reimposed. but the economy, already badly hit by us sanctions and corruption, is on its knees. many say that iran can't afford another lockdown even if the government wants to. the who has
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admitted there is a big unknown about how many coronavirus infections are caused by people who don't have symptoms of the disease. one of its scientists had suggested it was rare for the virus to be spread this way. but the organisation now says up to 40% of infections could come from people who have no sign of being ill. and that could make the fire is harder to stop as our science editor david shipman reports. if you or anyone in your house... for months government advice has a focus on symptoms, how you must isolate if you get them up. you should all say at home. but what about people who don't look as if they have the disease but are still carrying the virus? like paramedic chelsey mason who had a test for coronavirus and expected to be clear. i felt absolutely fine, came
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into work, had tested and then a couple days later i got a call back saying it was positive because i was really shocked i had noticed no symptoms. how many cases are there without symptoms with neck study adam brooks hospital in cambridge found that 3% of the staff were found that 3% of the staff were found positive but didn't show it. in the us at a care home in washington state, the numbers were higherfor some 56% washington state, the numbers were higher for some 56% of people with the virus had no indication of being ill. and on the diamond princess cruise ship off japan, ill. and on the diamond princess cruise ship offjapan, as many as 7296 cruise ship offjapan, as many as 72% of positive cases showed no symptoms at all. if someone becomes infected it may take five days before they show any signs of illness but for the 48 hours before their symptoms start, they could be passing the virus on. then there's the category of people who catch the virus and at no stage have any symptoms at all, maybe for ten days oi’ symptoms at all, maybe for ten days or more, symptoms at all, maybe for ten days oi’ more, no one symptoms at all, maybe for ten days or more, no one really knows. scientists are desperate to find out
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how much they can spread the virus. one of the first things i thought about really was working to night shifts, i've come into contact with six or seven patients per night, i have been with my crewmate for 12 hours. as much as we minimise the risk, there is still that risk there and with me being positive and not knowing about it, i could have passedit knowing about it, i could have passed it on. working out if that is going on now is really difficult. the government is mainly testing people who may have symptoms. those who don't might slip through the net. so scientists in norwich want to test the entire city, 100,000 people, they say it is the only way to discover who is spreading the virus. if you don't realise you are ill as we come out of lockdown and people are going to have more contact than they did previously, the risk from those individuals is likely to increase. the upshot is that keeping a safe distance still
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matters and where you can't, governments around the world are recommending face coverings in case you've got the virus and don't know it. almost 300,000 children in india could die due to severe malnutrition and lack of access to essential life—saving services over the next six months according to a study by john hopkins university. the rise in hunger has been made much worse by the coronavirus lockdown with the country's daily wage earners suffering the most. millions have lost theirjobs suffering the most. millions have lost their jobs and suffering the most. millions have lost theirjobs and are struggling to feed their families. this lost theirjobs and are struggling to feed theirfamilies. this report from delhi where malnutrition levels in children were already some of the highest in the world. too much hunger, too little food. was alwa s an issue % but hunger was always an issue here, but
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this desperation is new. for these childrenjust outside this desperation is new. for these children just outside the capital delhi, even one meal a day now feels like a triumph. this baby is one month old, his parents right on daily wages forfood, month old, his parents right on daily wages for food, and like millions of others, they lost work when the government an essay lockdown in march. translation: we used to cook rice, vegetables before the lockdown. i would children ate well. now they remain hungry because we have no money and no food. children under five are vulnerable to severe malnutrition. india is the worst in the world with one in five children affected, and that might have become much worse. this is almost a perfect storm for malnutrition with a very viable
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population, the declining quality of quality of diet, and without access to the essential services that children need, now nutrition. for children need, now nutrition. for children who were already malnourished, these months have been even harderfor some malnourished, these months have been even harder for some translation: this mother says her baby has lost weight during the lockdown and her condition could worsen as now they have very little government support. for more than 45 years the indian government has run a child development scheme to provide essential vitamins and nutrients to children up to the age of six. but during the coronavirus lockdown, most of the more than 1 million centres such as these were shut down. now some of them are trying to home deliver a much smaller quantity of food supplements at a time when they are most critical for young
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children's development. now it is ordinary citizens who have stepped up ordinary citizens who have stepped up like this man who has been disturbing one hot meal a day to 500 children since the past two months. but that is hardly enough. translation: ican translation: i can provide one or two meals but children need breakfast, lunch, and dinner. despite a surgeon coronavirus cases, the lockdown is easing. the government has a huge dilemma. how to stop the deadly spread of the disease and protect the most vulnerable, particularly children, from hunger and even starvation. they haven't yet found all the answers. and that is it for now, a reminder you can follow me on twitter... or head to the bbc news website for the latest information. thanks for watching.
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hello and welcome to the film review with me mark kermode rounding up the best movies available for viewing in the home. comedian pete davidson plays it close to home in the king of staten island, a bittersweet comedy drama which he co—wrote with director judd apatow best known for films like the ao—year—old virgin and knocked up. what is that date? oh, that's the date my dad died. oh, my god, your dad died?
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i'm so sorry. don't be, it's fine. it's totally cool. so, what happened? ok, you don't need to ask that... it's kind of inappropriate. he was a fireman. so, he died in a fire. oh, my god! yeah, we knew, we don't like to talk about it, that's why we don't bring it up. davidson plays scott carlin, a 20—something wastrel who lives with his widowed mother and spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of opening a tattoo restaurant, effusion which everyone tells him is a very bad idea. i am being real. it's never been done before! i looked it up. while his younger sister heads to college, scott lounges around at home until mum, winningly played by marissa tomei, starts dating a firefighter. i mean, are you flirting with me? yeah. yeah? yeah, a lot. this pushes scott's buttons because his beloved father was himself a fireman saving the lives of others but losing his own life in the process, leaving his son bewildered and becalmed. can scott make peace with his past
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and allow his mother to build a new future or will he simply spiral into self—destruction? having lost his own father, a new york city fireman and 9/11, davidson brings a poignantly autobiographical edge to the king of staten island, nowhere more so than in a central scene where scott delivers an angrily impassioned rant about the pain of loved ones left behind when first responders make the ultimate sacrifice. it's a scene of remarkable honesty and candour. outrageous, perhaps, but also reflected with the unmistakable spark of personal truth. why do we have to clean this thing anyway? it'sjust going to get fire on it. elsewhere, it's much more business as usual with apatow bringing his familiar loose limbed approach to the proceedings allowing the drama to ramble and shamble its way between the touching, the amusing, and the occasionally indulgent. no, no, this is my favourite. oh, you killed that. yeah, i really worked hard on the eyes. there are engaging supporting performances, most notably
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from steve buscemi as the fire house stalwart who teaches us some home truths, and davidson retains the damaged anarchic charm which has served him so well on saturday night live. when i my going to get my break? like... at two and a quarter hours, the king of staten island is half an hour longer than it needs to be, but it still manages to touch a nerve. it's available in digital platforms now. black gi. is it fair to serve more than the white americans that sent you here? nothing is more confused than to be ordered into a war to die without the faintest idea of what's going on. # the time has come today... last year spike lee won his first competitive oscar as co—writer of blachklansmen, the stranger than fiction tale of an african—american american cop infiltrating the ku klux klan in the early ‘70s. for his new movie da 5 bloods, which boasts an all—star cast


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