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Many governments are further easing coronavirus lockdowns and travel restrictions to revive economic growth, while attempting to control any resurgence of Covid-19. Some, like Melbourne, Australia, are going in reverse as the grim reality of a prolonged pandemic remains a threat. The global death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 700,000. A key Japanese minister warned a major new virus wave is coming.
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