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Trump extends social distancing guidelines until April 30, says the coronavirus peak likely to hit in 2 weeks

Trump extends social distancing guidelines until April 30, says the coronavirus peak likely to hit in 2 weeks

  President Donald Trump extended federal social distancing guidelines to April 30. He also said the coronavirus outbreak in the US is likely to peak… Read More ›

New York plans more hospitals as virus death toll surges

New York plans more hospitals as virus death toll surges

State records 519 fatalities as governor announces 4 temporary medical centers throughout New York City; outbreak in area expected to peak in 3 weeks  … Read More ›

The Latest On The Coronavirus Pandemic

The Latest On The Coronavirus Pandemic

  NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially… Read More ›

Italy’s coronavirus death toll passes 10,000. Many are asking why the fatality rate is so high

Italy’s coronavirus death toll passes 10,000. Many are asking why the fatality rate is so high

Rome – When Milan resident Antonia Mortensen was pulled over by police while driving recently, it wasn’t for a traffic offense. It was to instruct… Read More ›

New York City has built a makeshift morgue as the city deals with a massive spike in coronavirus deaths, as 88 die in one day

New York City has built a makeshift morgue as the city deals with a massive spike in coronavirus deaths, as 88 die in one day

  A makeshift morgue has been built outside one of New York City’s major hospitals to deal with an expected spike in coronavirus deaths. Between… Read More ›

Forensic pathologists beware: COVID-19 lives on in blood after death

Forensic pathologists beware: COVID-19 lives on in blood after death

‘It is more resilient in that it sticks around the dead body’: California’s Dr. Judy Melinek develops protocols for limiting exposure of medical staff to… Read More ›

‘That’s when all hell broke loose’: Coronavirus patients start to overwhelm US hospitals

‘That’s when all hell broke loose’: Coronavirus patients start to overwhelm US hospitals

“We ended up getting our first positive patients — and that’s when all hell broke loose,” said one New York City doctor. The doctor, who… Read More ›

With Isolation, Abuse Activists Fear An ‘Explosive Cocktail

With Isolation, Abuse Activists Fear An ‘Explosive Cocktail

  “Safer at Home.” It’s a slogan of choice for the mandatory confinement measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. But it’s not… Read More ›

Facebook’s ads business is being hurt by coronavirus — even though the lockdown has caused unprecedented usage

Facebook’s ads business is being hurt by coronavirus — even though the lockdown has caused unprecedented usage

  Usage of Facebook has skyrocketed due to coronavirus lockdowns. But its ad business isn’t getting boosted, as much of the activity is on unmonetized… Read More ›

People in the West are ignoring advice to stay home. That’s because it’s too confusing, one expert says

People in the West are ignoring advice to stay home. That’s because it’s too confusing, one expert says

  London – In these times of extraordinary global turmoil, the weekend came as a welcome break for many. But anyone looking at the cyclists… Read More ›

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

Plan receives zero support from Democrats who charge it favors corporations at expense of US workers; 5 Republicans absent from the chamber because of coronavirus… Read More ›

DHS: Pandemic Measures Cut Illegal Border Crossings By Half

DHS: Pandemic Measures Cut Illegal Border Crossings By Half

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration official said Sunday that illegal border crossings have dropped by half as the strictest U.S.-Mexico border policies yet… Read More ›

Trump says National Guard will be activated in California, New York, and Washington state for coronavirus aid

Trump says National Guard will be activated in California, New York, and Washington state for coronavirus aid

  President Donald Trump announced that additional US National Guard forces will be activated in California, New York, and Washington to assist the hardest-hit states… Read More ›

China, On Virus PR Offensive, Sends Masks And Experts Abroad

China, On Virus PR Offensive, Sends Masks And Experts Abroad

  BEIJING (AP) — As the fight against a new virus shifts to Europe and beyond, China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately… Read More ›

At least 30 cruise ships are at sea right now. Here’s what it’s like on board

At least 30 cruise ships are at sea right now. Here’s what it’s like on board

Texan newlyweds Jay and Carmen Martinez went straight from celebrating their beachside wedding to embarking on a globe-trotting honeymoon cruise across the South Pacific on… Read More ›

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded For Warning Of Virus

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded For Warning Of Virus

  BEIJING (AP) — China has exonerated a doctor who was officially reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease,… Read More ›

California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus

California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus

The nation’s most populous state is ordering its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. California Gov. Gavin… Read More ›

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

  BOSTON (AP) — Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting… Read More ›

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Passing through airports in Hong Kong and Tokyo this week highlighted the differences in the approaches of the two Asian hubs in dealing with the… Read More ›

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a plan to immediately return to Mexico all people who cross the southern border illegally because… Read More ›