“Halt” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· Cyclone Nisarga bears down on India's west coast →
Cyclones often skirt Mumbai, a metropolis of more than 20 million people, though every year during the June to September monsoon season torrential rains flood roads and halt a suburban railway service that serves millions.
· The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study →
France was among the countries to also halt COVID-19 treatment with hydroxychloroquine.
The Wall Street Journal
· Fashion Shows Get High Tech—and Socially Distant →
Coronavirus halted the extravaganzas, where dozens of guests would perch shoulder-to-shoulder for a peek at new collections.
The Japan Times
· Hong Kong pro-democracy activists press Tokyo to rethink Xi’s visit to Japan →
Mainland authorities on Monday banned a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong marking the anniversary, citing the coronavirus outbreak — the first time the gathering has been halted in three decades.
· Italy leads Europe reopening borders as virus strikes Latam →
Countries around the world are eager to get economies going again after punishing lockdowns halted growth.
· Liverpool's Rhian Brewster set for longer Swansea City stay →
England Under-21s forward Brewster scored four goals in 11 appearances for Swansea before the season was halted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
· Former England international and fitness expert fears for health of Championship players due to short-notice return →
English Football League announced on Sunday that the league is due to resume on 20 June after it was halted in March by the coronavirus pandemic
· A year later: Sudanese women raped in crackdown seek justice →
It may also miss a new deadline, June 22, because work has halted amid the coronavirus pandemic, said the commission's head Nabil Adib.
· Global vaccine group urges Covid-19 solidarity ahead of summit →
Recent Gavi-supported modelling from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine estimated that for every Covid-19 death prevented by halting vaccination campaigns in Africa, up to 140 people could die from vaccine-preventable diseases.
· Switzerland economy shrinks 2.6pc in first quarter →
Switzerland, which had registered a 0.3-per cent rise in its gross domestic product during the final quarter of 2019, saw the pandemic and the measures taken to halt the spread of the virus severely restrict economic activity, the economic affairs ministry (SECO) said in a statement.