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US expects up to 200K deaths if virus response perfect

US expects up to 200K deaths if virus response perfect

Due to the continued spread of coronavirus, President Trump announced on Sunday that his administration would continue to advocate social-distancing guidelines through April 30. The doctor leading the...

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Death toll in Spain under the coronakrise exceed 9000

Death toll in Spain under the coronakrise exceed 9000

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China , where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the US and Britain are bra...

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RIP TP: Truck hauling toilet paper crashes on Texas highway

RIP TP: Truck hauling toilet paper crashes on Texas highway

Local media reported that the driver of the truck had allegedly fallen asleep behind the wheel. The truck driver didn't suffer any serious injuries. The driver and his dog were not seriously injur...

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United Kingdom govt promises more coronavirus tests as death toll jumps

United Kingdom govt promises more coronavirus tests as death toll jumps

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said that as of 9 p.m. March 31, a total of 2,352 of those treated in hospital after being tested positive for coronavirus had died. "So green shoots bu...

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DeSantis Issues Statewide 30-Day Stay-At-Home Order For All Of Florida

DeSantis Issues Statewide 30-Day Stay-At-Home Order For All Of Florida

It was just a few hours after he spoke to President Trump. "He agreed with the approach of focusing on the hot spots". However, once the White House extended national guidelines of social distancing t...

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Russia Says Military Plane En Route To U.S. With Coronavirus Aid

Russia Says Military Plane En Route To U.S. With Coronavirus Aid

Trump and Putin have maintained a close relationship despite tensions between the USA and Russian Federation over issues ranging from US intelligence agency findings that Russian Federation interfer...

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COVID-19: USA records most number of deaths in a single day

COVID-19: USA records most number of deaths in a single day

The death toll of coronavirus in the United States has officially exceeded that of China where the deadly virus broke out. "This is a number that we can anticipate, but not accept that it is inevita...

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Iran planning to attack US troops in Iraq: US President Trump

Iran planning to attack US troops in Iraq: US President Trump

It was not immediately clear what information Trump was referring to in his tweet, which was posted after he was scheduled to have a 12:00pm (16:00 GMT) intelligence briefing. On Monday, Washington de...

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April Fools' Day Is on Hold This Year

April Fools' Day Is on Hold This Year

Instead of pranks and tricks, people took to platforms like Twitter and Facebook to say how April Fools' Day is cancelled this year as the year 2020 seems to have been a joke. The World Health O...

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Malaysia apologises for telling women not to nag during lockdown

Malaysia apologises for telling women not to nag during lockdown

This prompted an apology from the Women's Development Department, which released a statement on March 31 saying it would be more careful moving forward. Many proponents of women's rights groups rightl...

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Spain sees record death toll with 849 dead in 24 hours

Spain sees record death toll with 849 dead in 24 hours

Spain is now rapidly catching up on Italy , which is the worst-affected country in the world with nearly 12,500 deaths. Even before the his appeal, almost 80,000 former nurses, doctors and other pr...

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Magnitude 4.8 quake hits near Boise City, Idaho

Magnitude 4.8 quake hits near Boise City, Idaho

USGS reports a 6.5 magnitude natural disaster at 5:52 pm Tuesday evening 72km west of Challis, ID. It struck about 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) below the surface, making it a very shallow natural disast...

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Syrian media says Israeli war planes attack near Homs

Syrian media says Israeli war planes attack near Homs

Syrian air defenses in the central province of Homs opened fire Tuesday night on missiles launched from what state media claimed were Israeli warplanes. Though Israeli officials generally refrain fr...

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Russia’s top doctor for coronavirus cases tests positive for virus

Russia’s top doctor for coronavirus cases tests positive for virus

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony, which awards constructors of the Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait, in Sevastopol, Crimea March 18, 2020. counterpart, Donald...

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WHO Doctor Blows Off Question About Taiwan And Praises China

WHO Doctor Blows Off Question About Taiwan And Praises China

Jasarevic didn't respond to a question on whether Aylward had hung up on the reporter. When Ms Tong offered to repeat the question, the official said: 'No it's okay. The WHO's dating with China has ...

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China's Wuhan reports one imported COVID-19 case

China's Wuhan reports one imported COVID-19 case

The NHC announced Tuesday that it would respond "to public concerns " by starting to publish daily data on asymptomatic cases, which it said were infectious. China has been praised by many in the m...

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UN chief says coronavirus is worst global crisis since World War II

UN chief says coronavirus is worst global crisis since World War II

The magnitude of the response must coincide with the dimension of the present crisis: at large scale, coordinated and comprehensive, with domestic and global responses guided by the World Health Org...

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Orban granted indefinite 'authoritarian' power

Orban granted indefinite 'authoritarian' power

I greet with respect the free choice of the Hungarian parliament (137 votes in favour and 53 against), democratically elected by the citizens. The bill required a two-third majority to pass. In a me...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro urges no more coronavirus quarantine, says jobs being lost

Brazil's Bolsonaro urges no more coronavirus quarantine, says jobs being lost

In a statement sent to local media, Twitter said it had recently included among its criteria for excluding tweets, content that contradicted public health information from official sources and cou...

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Airbnb to pay hosts $250 mn for COVID-19 cancellations

Airbnb to pay hosts $250 mn for COVID-19 cancellations

The hospitality company , in a statement made available to the public and seen by Nairametrics, explained that the affected hosts would get 25% of their normal cancellation fee for stays booked betw...

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US Death Toll Due to Coronavirus Passes China

US Death Toll Due to Coronavirus Passes China

There have been 3,415 deaths in the United States from the virus, the Baltimore-based university said, more than the 3,309 reported officially in China. At the time of writing the total number of coro...

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Coronavirus outbreak: Teddy bear hunt helps distract kids under lockdown

Coronavirus outbreak: Teddy bear hunt helps distract kids under lockdown

Inspired by the book " We're Going on a Bear Hunt " by British author Michael Rosen, the stuffed toys have been cropping up in windows, including in the U.S., providing kids a safe activity as they st...

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Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak

Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak

In a four-page memo to Navy leaders, the captain of the nuclear-powered warship said the spread of the disease was ongoing and accelerating, and said that removing all but 10 per cent of the crew is...

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Coronavirus: UK police criticised for overzealous lockdown response

Coronavirus: UK police criticised for overzealous lockdown response

Lancashire Police issued 123 enforcement notices over the weekend, while Cheshire Police reportedly summonsed six people for various offences, including travelling to purchase "non-essential" items....

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DOJ watchdog finds new errors in FBI's handling of surveillance warrants

DOJ watchdog finds new errors in FBI's handling of surveillance warrants

The FBI's handling of warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been under scrutiny since the 2016 campaign, when it was revealed the bureau sought a warrant to snoop on Carter Pag...

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Goats in a ghost town - animals take over deserted Welsh resort

Goats in a ghost town - animals take over deserted Welsh resort

The UK has been in lockdown for the past week to combat the spread of the coronavirus . Videos and pictures shared online show the goats grazing on grass from church grounds, flower beds, and resid...

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Here's How Delhi's Nizamuddin Became a Hotspot for the Coronavirus

Here's How Delhi's Nizamuddin Became a Hotspot for the Coronavirus

A Keralite who attended the religious congregation at Nizamuddin in Delhi has died of fever the other day. The Telangana Chief Minister's Office said in a tweet, "Six people from Telangana who att...

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United States launches new effort to oust Venezuela's Maduro

United States launches new effort to oust Venezuela's Maduro

The shift came after more than a year of faltering US-led efforts to oust the leftist Maduro and as Guaido comes under growing pressure, with authorities on Tuesday summoning him over charges of attem...

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The number of coronavirus cases in Spain has surpassed China

The number of coronavirus cases in Spain has surpassed China

Some hospitals are now parking refrigerated trailers outside their doors to collect the dead. "What we've learned from painful experience with this outbreak is that it goes along nearly on a strai...

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Empire State Building flashes red to honor first responders

Empire State Building flashes red to honor first responders

NY has become the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States with almost 40,000 sick and more than 1,200 dead. The Empire State Building lit up red and white like a siren for emergency workers. ...

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COVID-19: A third Albertan has died, cases in province hit 661

COVID-19: A third Albertan has died, cases in province hit 661

There are four cases in the urban service area of Fort McMurray . Up to 60 of the 661 cases may be due to community transmission. Of these cases, there have been 41 hospitalizations, with 14 admi...

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People, Most of Them Firefighters, Killed in China Forest Fire

People, Most of Them Firefighters, Killed in China Forest Fire

The officer said one of those killed was a forestry guide and the rest were firefighters. The fire erupted Monday afternoon at around 4 p.m. near a farm in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture. Li...

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10 further deaths, 200 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland

10 further deaths, 200 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland

It comes as the death toll rose to 46 yesterday as the virus claimed the lives of another 10 patients, including eight men and two women. Six of the eight deaths reported on Monday occurred in the e...

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Federal judges block OH and Texas orders limiting abortion access over coronavirus

Federal judges block OH and Texas orders limiting abortion access over coronavirus

Federal judges in OH and Texas have blocked orders banning non-essential medical procedures from limiting abortion access during the coronavirus outbreak, a win for abortion rights activists as ...

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Ontario’s New COVID-19 Site Tells You Where & When People Got Sick

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says a patient admitted to a hospital in St. Anthony, N.L., was among the 18 new cases announced on Saturday. There are 2,498 confirmed cases of C...

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