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Australian PM commends PM Modi's proposal for G20 cooperation on coronavirus

Australian PM commends PM Modi's proposal for G20 cooperation on coronavirus

Australia will also ban cruise ships from foreign ports from docking in Australia for 30 days and will prohibit mass gatherings of 500 people or more, though schools will remain open. The decision was...

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Coronavirus: Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp working on COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp working on COVID-19 vaccine

Although the USA ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, flat-out denied the Welt am Sonntag report, the rumors sparked backlash throughout the German government, according to the Guardian . The of...

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Trump Slams Cuomo After Call With Governors on Virus

Trump Slams Cuomo After Call With Governors on Virus

Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, and has urged Americans to stop hoarding groceries and other supplies, but has not heeded calls by the government's top infectious disease expert, Dr...

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Kentucky Governor Shuts Down Bars & Restaurants

Kentucky Governor Shuts Down Bars & Restaurants

It's not about I", Watts said. "That's all we're asking of people". It is not lost on me that most of these are small businesses. -Keep their routines going as much as you can. The state will waive ...

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Taliban reject Afghan president's phased release of prisoners

Taliban reject Afghan president's phased release of prisoners

President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree ordering the release of 1,500 initial prisoners, and the remaining 3,500 will be released as conditions are met, Ghani spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said. These we...

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Spain COCID-19 deaths double overnight to 288; around 8,000 infected

Spain COCID-19 deaths double overnight to 288; around 8,000 infected

Apprehensive that the situation might worsen, the Spanish government has imposed a near-total nationwide lockdown. The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates to near zero in a further bid protect...

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Dead Including Springfield Police Officer

Dead Including Springfield Police Officer

A gunman had entered the convenience store attached to the gas station and begun shooting customers and employees, callers told the 911 dispatcher, according to the chief. Officer Josiah Overton, whos...

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Australia Introduces 14-Day Self-Isolation for International Arrivals - Prime Minister

Morrison said it would be an "offence" for someone to enter Australia and not self-isolate. The rules were announced in a press conference from Mr Morrison this afternoon that followed a special n...

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Ramaphosa declares coronavirus state of disaster

Ramaphosa declares coronavirus state of disaster

Ramaphosa took the opportunity to thank the people of Limpopo for hosting the quarantined South Africans who returned from Wuhan and the staff at The Ranch for their efforts. We have cancelled visas f...

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CDC Recommends Postponing Or Canceling Any Event With More Than 50 People

CDC Recommends Postponing Or Canceling Any Event With More Than 50 People

Despite the qualification in this CDC guidance regarding the suspension of school operations and businesses, many of these measures are being implemented at the local and state level. The announcement...

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Vatican to hold Easter celebrations without congregation due to coronavirus

Vatican to hold Easter celebrations without congregation due to coronavirus

The Vatican says the pope's trip included a brief stroll Sunday on a main Rome street to pray for the end of the coronavirus pandemic . The Holy Week services, which begin on Palm Sunday, lead u...

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Surprise! Trump lied at coronavirus emergency news conference

Surprise! Trump lied at coronavirus emergency news conference

Nearly 30 USA states have declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak, which nationally has killed 37 and infected over 1,700. If a lab had a new treatment or test that seemed promising, the F...

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Pubs and Nightclubs in Temple Bar to close with immediate effect

Pubs and Nightclubs in Temple Bar to close with immediate effect

Over the weekend, videos emerged of large numbers of people in pubs in the country. Ireland, known around the world for its traditional pubs, on Sunday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases ha...

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COVID-19 forces cancellation of weekend masses at all Ottawa Catholic Parishes

COVID-19 forces cancellation of weekend masses at all Ottawa Catholic Parishes

In a statement today, he said the church is making arrangements to broadcast masses online during weekends. People reach out their hands as a layperson sprays them with holy water after attending ma...

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Coronavirus Impact: Mayor De Blasio Mulls Lockdown As NYC Cases Skyrocket

Coronavirus Impact: Mayor De Blasio Mulls Lockdown As NYC Cases Skyrocket

De Blasio has said that he expects the number to reach 1,000 in a matter of days. However, if a member of an individual school community tests positive for COVID-19, the state's Department of Health w...

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Trump 'Offers Large Sums' for Exclusive US Access to German Coronavirus Vaccine

Trump 'Offers Large Sums' for Exclusive US Access to German Coronavirus Vaccine

In point of fact, latest bidding war over potential coronavirus vaccine producers began just a day after the US House Secretary had been quoted saying the coronavirus could cripple global economy up t...

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Turkey Says Agreed With Russia on Details of Idlib Ceasefire

Turkey Says Agreed With Russia on Details of Idlib Ceasefire

On Friday, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced the date of the first joint patrol of Turkey and Russian Federation, adding that the two countries will establish joint coordination centers...

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All pubs and nightclubs in Temple Bar to close with immediate effect

All pubs and nightclubs in Temple Bar to close with immediate effect

The virus has claimed to lives here and 129 people have the disease. "Have asked NPHET for further expert guidance on this". Publicans in Dublin's Temple Bar have announced a complete shutdown of ...

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United Kingdom eyes plan to have over-70s isolate from virus for months

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Britain's over 70s will soon be ordered to isolate themselves for up to four months to protect them from coronavirus - in a drastic action plan...

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Wife of Spain's Prime Minister Tests Positive For Covid-19

Wife of Spain's Prime Minister Tests Positive For Covid-19

Spain has followed suit with Italy in declaring a nationwide lockdown as European countries took even more sweeping measures to reduce contact among people and slow the accelerating spread of the...

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Italians belt out national anthem during virus lockdown

Italians belt out national anthem during virus lockdown

As folks hunker down, a brand new video exhibits that the nation's spirits are nonetheless robust. Another attempt to boost morale has now come in the form of impromptu music at people's windows. It...

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Abbott Declares State of Disaster Over Coronavirus

Abbott Declares State of Disaster Over Coronavirus

The number of COVID-19 cases has now risen to 39 and Abbott said 220 people had been tested, so there's a chance that number could rise. It will initially be limited to testing certain high-risk patie...

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Israel closes most schools and universities due to coronavirus

Israel closes most schools and universities due to coronavirus

Mr Netanyahu has insisted that he lead any unity government. "What we need right now is national responsibility, and this responsibility supersedes all other considerations", he added. A six-month o...

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Italy’s coronavirus deaths soar to over 1,800 with almost 25k infected

Italy’s coronavirus deaths soar to over 1,800 with almost 25k infected

There are now 12,839 people suffering from Coronavirus in Italy , with 5,036 in self-isolation, 1,153 in intensive care and 6,650 in hospital. The big picture: The virus is straining Italy's he...

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France in lockdown as all bars, restaurants and shops shut

France in lockdown as all bars, restaurants and shops shut

Despite fresh restrictions announced late Saturday - including the closure of cafes, restaurants, cinemas and gyms - polling stations opened at 8:00 am (0700 GMT). "I have decided on the closure unt...

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Sanders Bets on Biden Debate Implosion

Sanders Bets on Biden Debate Implosion

He also called for paid sick leave for anyone affected by the virus. None of the debate organizers so far have mentioned focusing tonight's questions only on healthcare and related topics. Then a se...

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South Africa's repatriated citizens test negative for COVID-19

South Africa's repatriated citizens test negative for COVID-19

While there haven't been any confirmed deaths so far in South Africa, the Health Department said all patients have been advised and those who are symptomatic have started receiving treatment. Of the ...

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Spanish PM’s wife tests positive for COVID-19, Donald Trump tests negative

Spanish PM’s wife tests positive for COVID-19, Donald Trump tests negative

With schools shut across Spain and a first package of economic steps announced on Thursday, the government is also expected on Saturday to announce economic and social measures. China has reported...

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Filipinos disembark from virus-stricken cruise ship off San Francisco

Filipinos disembark from virus-stricken cruise ship off San Francisco

One of the three has developed symptoms of Covid-19 and is being treated as a suspected case, the Canterbury District Health Board says. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Prime Ministe...

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Trump tested for COVID-19

Trump tested for COVID-19

Trump said Friday he would "most likely" get a coronavirus test after coming into contact with several people who have tested positive. This, as the White House steps up precautions after his direct...

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United Kingdom moves from 'contain' to 'delay' in coronavirus plan

United Kingdom moves from 'contain' to 'delay' in coronavirus plan

Boris Johnson has said schools will not yet close in the UK. In response to Hunt's criticism, the Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "We are very clear where we take our advice from". Ms ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: United States extends travel ban to Britain, Ireland, says White House

Coronavirus outbreak: United States extends travel ban to Britain, Ireland, says White House

All stories linked in the newsletter are free to access. They will be "funneled through specific airports and processed", he added. The U.S. and Ireland had in the past been left off the commute ban,...

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Coronavirus: English local elections postponed for a year

Coronavirus: English local elections postponed for a year

Across the country elections scheduled for May 7 will now no longer take place. "First of all there are those of us that would be going out to speak to public - I don't think people would welcome pe...

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Edmonton Public Library closes 21 branches during COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton Public Library closes 21 branches during COVID-19 pandemic

The Cuyahoga County library will continue to staff reference desks to take phone calls and drive up services at 11 locations for people to check out books and other materials. "Our commitment is to co...

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Australia joins New Zealand with 14-day self-isolation requirement

Australia joins New Zealand with 14-day self-isolation requirement

The Federal Government also announced this afternoon all cruise ships from foreign ports would be banned from Australia as part of its strategy to manage the spread of coronavirus . "There will be ...

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