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Health official says the US missed some chances to slow virus

The U.S. government was slow to understand how many coronaviruses were spreading from Europe, which helped drive the acceleration of…

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Covid-19

U.S. coronavirus death toll expected to reach 50,000 on Friday

The U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus is expected to reach 50,000 on Friday, doubling in 10 days and…

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World

CDC director warns second wave of coronavirus this winter could be worse

“There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult…

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Africa

Don’t repatriate foreigners who test positive for Covid-19

The African Union Commission (AU) is appealing to its member states not to repatriate other African nationals who test positive…

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Covid-19

CDC issues new guidance for essential workers exposed to coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday issued new guidelines aimed at getting workers who have been exposed…

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World

CDC: Coronavirus is more prevalent in young boys than girls

For weeks, infectious disease experts have been investigating why the coronavirus is proving particularly devastating to males, with early theories…

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Health

Social distancing: An MIT researcher says droplets carrying coronavirus can travel up to 27 feet.

The novel coronavirus has prompted social distancing measures around the world. One researcher believes what’s being done isn’t enough. Lydia…

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World

White House coronavirus plan aims to send $2,000 to many Americans, includes $300 billion for small businesses

White House officials are working with congressional Republicans on an emergency stimulus package that could send two $1,000 checks to…

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Odd News

Student suspended from school for selling ‘squirts’ of hand sanitizer to classmates

As coronavirus panic reaches a fever pitch — with the World Health Organization officially calling it a pandemic — some…

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World

Trump seeks to quell fear as first U.S. coronavirus death is reported

President Trump sought to ease rising fears about the coronavirus epidemic on a day when the first U.S. death from…

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Odd News

Rooster pecked woman to death in ‘rare’ attack, report says

On the heels of a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about backyard chickens spreading illness…

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