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The Sun : Mass coronavirus testing must be our national strategy to go back to the normality we crave

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Test, test, testBY a country mile, mass community testing is the most effective way to tackle this merciless virus.Data from Wuhan shows that while draconian social-distancing measures brought the reproductive rate of the virus down to 1.25, mass testing — and quarantining of sick patients — got it down to 1. Read ourcoronavirus live blog for the latest news & updatesMass testing must be our national strategy to go back to the normality we craveAFP or licensorsAnd that's not the only benefit.This week's stark death toll is concrete proof that locking down the UK was warranted.Those dying now most likely contracted the virus shortly before the extreme measures kicked in.So maybe next week, the grim drumbeat of death will begin to slow.But lockdown can't go on too long: already we're hearing that domestic violence and mental health problems are up, and those figures will only continue to rise as our spluttering economy spews out m…

The Sun : Stacks of coronavirus urns and queues for ashes at crematorium cast more doubt on China’s official death toll of 2,500

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STACKS of urns and long queues of bereaved relatives at funeral homes in the original coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan have cast doubts about China's official virus death toll.The number of containers for the cremated remains of virus victims far exceeds the official number of dead in the central Chinese city — with some claiming it could be more 15 times higher. Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updatesHuge stacks of urns have been delivered to funeral homes in WuhanTwitterLong lines of people in Wuhan wait to collect the ashes of their loved onesTwitterAuthorities are accused of underplaying the severity of the outbreak in the cityTwitterThe number of urns sold in Wuhan and returned to family members is said to far exceed the official death toll. Chinese authorities insist 2,543 died as the lockdown imposed on January 23 is lifted and people emerge from their homes to retrieve the remains of their loved ones.  The officia…

The Sun : Tiger King star Joe Exotic’s ex claims jailed zookeeper FAKED country singing career by using other men’s voices

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TIGER King star Joe Exotic FAKED his country singing career by using other men's voice, claims his ex husband.John Finlay made the big revelation when quizzed about on it by Jenny McCarthy on her SiriusXM radio show.Joe Exotic's ex claims he faked singing on his country music songsYouTubeJailed Joe's life has been in the spotlight since the release of Netflix's Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, which talked about his so-called "music career".However, when asked by Jenny if that was really Joe singing on his music videos, John replied: "No that is not."He then said he'd forgotten the names of the real singers behind Joe's music and this promoted Jenny to ask: "So basically Joe was just like 'shut the hell up, I'm gonna pretend it's my voice in the CDs and the music videos."To which John replied: "Correct."John Finlay claims Joe didn't sing his songsNetflixMusicians…