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Jared Kushner relative says he solicited coronavirus tips for him on Facebook

Jared Kushner relative says he solicited coronavirus tips for him on Facebook

Politico reported earlier in the week that Trump was holding off on making a wider emergency declaration - which would make available funds and resources to states - until Kushner could talk to "rele...

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More info needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result

More info needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result

This comes after it was confirmed a dog in Hong Kong has tested positive for the virus. And are they at risk? A dog held in quarantine in Hong Kong on suspicion of having the coronavirus has te...

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Iran accuses US of `economic terrorism,' urges sanctions end

Iran accuses US of `economic terrorism,' urges sanctions end

US sanctions have caused at least one-quarter of Iran's oil rigs to be inactive, according to a Reuters report published on Tuesday. The Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) provides rapid financial...

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Coronavirus declared a pandemic; but what does it mean?

Coronavirus declared a pandemic; but what does it mean?

Referring to the WHO's decision to describe the outbreak as a pandemic, he said: "We have made this assessment for two main reasons: First, because of the speed and scale of transmission". The announc...

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‘Don’t panic’ says U.S. woman who recovered from coronavirus

‘Don’t panic’ says U.S. woman who recovered from coronavirus

Yale Tung Chen from Madrid, Spain, has been live-tweeting updates about his own coronavirus after becoming infected while treating patients at the hospital where he works. The findings showed that ...

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Health Officials advise against all non-essential travel

They are both isolating at home in the Fraser Health Region. "We think it's the right number and the right judgement among the choices we could have made to ensure that people can engage in appropri...

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Coronavirus is forcing changes at these state capitols

Coronavirus is forcing changes at these state capitols

The virus has infected over 126,000 people worldwide and killed over 4.600 but over 68,000 victims have already recovered. In the US, there are at least 1,323 people sickened by coronavirus and 38 d...

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Kentucky governor recommends churches cancel weekend services; prisons not allowing visitors

Kentucky governor recommends churches cancel weekend services; prisons not allowing visitors

Andy Beshear announced Thursday evening in his daily update. "Most Kentucky Baptist church leaders respect our governor and his office and will take his request to consider canceling services seriou...

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This hand-washing lyrics generator means no more Happy Birthday

This hand-washing lyrics generator means no more Happy Birthday

Amid the number of hand washing guides that are being produced by different individuals and organizations due to the massive outbreak of coronavirus, a website which also gives instructions on hand ...

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ISDH Updates COVID-19 Case Counts, Dashboard

ISDH Updates COVID-19 Case Counts, Dashboard

Indiana's first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Friday and Gov. Eric Holcomb declared a public health emergency. State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box said ISDH is working with the Hendricks and ...

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Biden lays out coronavirus plan, takes aim at Trump for 'severe shortcomings'

Biden lays out coronavirus plan, takes aim at Trump for 'severe shortcomings'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) officially won the California primary, over a week after voting ended. Sanders suppressed any criticism of the Democratic frontrunner in his own remarks, while repeated...

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What you need to know regarding new coronavirus, COVID-19

What you need to know regarding new coronavirus, COVID-19

There are now three cases of the coronavirus in Iowa, as well as reported cases in Minnesota and Nebraska. If you still suspect that you have contacted us, please contact the indicated hotline. Ther...

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8th North Carolina native diagnosed with coronavirus

8th North Carolina native diagnosed with coronavirus

Likewise, no events in the county have been ordered to be canceled, but it is recommended that any high-risk individuals - those with compromised immune systems or over the age of 65 - should avoid ev...

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Can my dog get coronavirus and can they spread COVID-19?

Dr Kovac added that he has refused to put the pets to sleep, opting to instead explain to concerned owners that the common coronavirus seen in dogs is not the same as the one causing a global epidemic...

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B.C. confirms first COVID-19 related death in Canada

B.C. confirms first COVID-19 related death in Canada

One of the travel-related patients is a man in his 40s who had travelled to Germany and a woman in her 60s, who travelled to Egypt. Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Theresa Tam, also confir...

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State banning gatherings of 500 or more to limit spread of coronavirus

State banning gatherings of 500 or more to limit spread of coronavirus

The city saw confirmed cases increase from 49 to at least 62 on Thursday, while the entire state saw a jump from 226 cases to at least 328. The counties hit and the number of confirmed cases come from...

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First Coronavirus cases outside Cook County confirmed in Kane, McHenry Counties

First Coronavirus cases outside Cook County confirmed in Kane, McHenry Counties

State and local health officials on Sunday announced the seventh case of coronavirus in IL - a Chicago man in his 60s - and the first one that appears unconnected to travel or contact with someone dia...

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Trump suspends travel to the US from Europe over COVID-19

The travel restrictions will not apply to legal permanent residents and immediate family members of USA citizens. After the sudden announcement roiled markets on Thursday, Trump clarified that he ...

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InfoWars’ Alex Jones Booked in Texas Jail, Charged With Drunk Driving

InfoWars’ Alex Jones Booked in Texas Jail, Charged With Drunk Driving

He was booked at the jail at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, KVUE in Austin reports . CNN has reached out to Jones and an attorney who has represented him in the past. It was noted that Jones, who seemed...

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China and South Korea 'significantly' reducing COVID-19 cases

China and South Korea 'significantly' reducing COVID-19 cases

The numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths have far exceeded those of the 2002-2003 SARS coronavirus that sickened 8,098 people and claimed the lives of 774 globally. In the Mideast, most of the almos...

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First coronavirus death hits Santa Clara County

First coronavirus death hits Santa Clara County

The first Santa Clara County death from the novel coronavirus was reported Monday. Cody said the decision to ban large gatherings is created to reduce the number of people who might get sick, and pr...

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Coronavirus classed as pandemic by WHO

Coronavirus classed as pandemic by WHO

He said the World Health Organization is "deeply concerned by the alarming levels of spread and severity" of the outbreak. Addressing a press conference, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebre...

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Man in His 60's Dies from Coronavirus in Bergen County

Man in His 60's Dies from Coronavirus in Bergen County

Phil Murphy said. "Our prayers are with the family during this hard time". He was admitted to Hackensack University Medical Center on March 6 and treated with antibiotics. This death brings the USA...

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State of Emergency declared in MI over COVID-19

State of Emergency declared in MI over COVID-19

Students at Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Michigan State, Michigan Tech, Saginaw Valley State, Wayne State, Oakland University and the University of Michigan all will be attending classes online...

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Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

Barbara Yaffe. Elliott said the province is trying to set up dedicated assessment centres and looking at being able to diagnose people at home, as well as whether restrictions should be in place aro...

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Italy Reports 196 New Deaths From Coronavirus in 24 Hours

Spain said it has banned all air traffic from Italy as the virus infections tripled in the country. As of 8am this morning, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reported 14,890 cor...

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Defiant Bernie Sanders vows to soldier on in USA campaign

Defiant Bernie Sanders vows to soldier on in USA campaign

Both Bernie Sanders' and Joe Biden's campaigns canceled their respective events last night, citing coronavirus concerns. Four years ago, Sanders won only 48% of the last 2,020 delegates in t...

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Coronavirus Officially a Global Pandemic, Says World Health Organization

Coronavirus Officially a Global Pandemic, Says World Health Organization

And he urged countries to take action now to stop the disease. Tedros has previously said that a health situation reaches the pandemic level when there's "large-scale severe disease or deaths" as ...

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World figure skating champs in Montreal cancelled due to COVID-19

World figure skating champs in Montreal cancelled due to COVID-19

Quebec Health Minister Danielle McCann made the announcement at the legislature in Quebec City. McCann said a number of factors went into the decision. On Saturday the International Ice Hockey Fed...

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'London Patient' becomes second man to be cured of HIV

According to a report by BBC, the so-called London patient was not cured by the HIV drugs but by a stem-cell treatment he received for cancer he also had. Ian Gabriel , a specialist in bone-marrow t...

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Florida Department of Health announces 8 new positive cases of COVID-19

Florida Department of Health announces 8 new positive cases of COVID-19

Worldwide, the fatalities passed 4,200 with almost 120,000 cases. A 68-year-old man from Nassau County. Those were the first cases confirmed in those counties. She is the third positive case of th...

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Canada develops COVID-19 guidelines for major events

Canada develops COVID-19 guidelines for major events

Deena Hinshaw, said in a statement over the weekend. Outside of the updates related to the nursing home, the B.C. government has also identified two new cases of COVID-19 in the province, both of wh...

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Notre Dame switches to online after canceling in-person classes

Notre Dame switches to online after canceling in-person classes

In a statement sent to students, university officials say while there are no known cases of COVID-19 reported in our system, this is a precautionary measure to mitigate the risk of exposure. The Worl...

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COVID-19: Sixth person dies in United Kingdom from coronavirus - Latest Pharmacy News

The toll reached 4,011 in the outbreak that has spread to over 100 countries with more than 110,000 cases of infection. The son, who does not want to be named, said "panic broke out" when his father...

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Coronavirus: Hertfordshire cases confirmed by Department of Health

Coronavirus: Hertfordshire cases confirmed by Department of Health

One person from Essex had "no relevant travel" and it was unclear how they had contracted the virus. "One patient, resident in Essex, had no relevant travel and it is not yet clear whether they cont...

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