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Health Apr 23Nursing homes plead for more coronavirus tests
After two months and more than 10,000 deaths that have made the nation’s nursing homes some of the most terrifying places to be during the coronavirus crisis, most of them still don’t have access to enough tests.
Politics Apr 17WATCH: Trump pushes states to lift virus restrictions during briefing
A day after laying out a roadmap for gradually reviving economic activity, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to “LIBERATE” three states led by Democratic governors Friday. Watch his daily briefing here.
Health Apr 10Worldwide deaths from the coronavirus hit 100,000
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus is closing in on 100,000 as Christians around the globe mark a Good Friday unlike any other — in front of computer screens instead of in church pews. Meawhile, some countries are tiptoeing…
World Mar 29Up to 200K deaths foreseen in U.S. as Spain, Italy demand help
As the U.S. tops the world in reported infections from the new coronavirus, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicts 100,000-200,000 deaths from the outbreak in the U.S.
World Mar 10Virus woes shift from China to Italy as borders slam shut
Starkly illustrating the global east-to-west spread of the new coronavirus, Italy began an extraordinary, sweeping nationwide travel ban on Tuesday while in China, the diminishing threat prompted the president to visit the epicenter and declare: ""We will certainly defeat this…
Health Mar 05WATCH: ‘This is not a drill,’ WHO chief warns of COVID-19
The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal Thursday from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out "all the stops" to slow the epidemic, as it drained color from India's spring festivities, closed Bethlehem's Nativity…
Health Mar 02Virus fuels global angst even as China sees signs of hope
The number of new virus cases in China dropped to its lowest level in six weeks Monday.
Economy Feb 28Financial pain deepens as nearly 60 countries report virus
Globally, more than 83,000 people have fallen ill with the novel coronavirus.
World Feb 27Vexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps
With the illness pushing its way into a sixth continent and the number of sick and dead rising, the crisis is giving way to political and diplomatic rows.
Health Feb 25In effort to stop virus’ spread, countries limit travel
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus.