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The Latest: India’s confirmed coronavirus cases reach 5,000

  • Apr 08, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR

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Italy, Spain ICU pressures decline, but emotional toll rises

  • Apr 08, 2020

Maddalena Ferrari lets herself cry when she takes off the surgical mask she wears even at home to protect her elderly parents from the coronavirus that surrounds her at work in one of Italy’s hardest-hit intensive care units. In the privacy of h

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China’s virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

  • Apr 08, 2020

WUHAN, China  — After 11 weeks of lockdown, people went outdoors and by the thousands boarded the first trains and planes leaving Wuhan as the last restrictions on movement were lifted Wednesday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began. Wuhan’s unprecedented lockdown was a mo

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NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

  • Apr 08, 2020

NEW YORK  — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus rose past 4,000 on Tuesday, eclipsing the number killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lay in intensive care, believed to be the first major world leader hospitalized with the virus. The

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5 things to know today - that aren’t about the virus

  • Apr 07, 2020

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that are being talked about today: 1. WISCONSIN PRIMARY MOVING FORWARD The state is asking voters to ign

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Japan declares state of emergency, ramping up virus battle

  • Apr 07, 2020

TOKYO  — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a month-long state of emergency Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus as the number of infections surges. But the move came in the form of a stay-at-home request — not an

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Virus puts UK PM in intensive care; Japan declares emergency

  • Apr 07, 2020

LONDON  — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care Tuesday fighting the coronavirus, while authorities in New York and elsewhere in Europe hoped that an apparent plateau of deaths and new hospitalizations signaled that key epicenters in the global pandemic had turned a corner. Th

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British virus crisis deepens, while New York sees positives

  • Apr 07, 2020

NEW YORK  — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in intensive care Tuesday for treatment of his coronavirus illness, while authorities in New York hoped that a leveling off of deaths and new hospitalizations would hold and signal that the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak had turned a corner.

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Congress, White House reach high for next virus bill

  • Apr 07, 2020

WASHINGTON  — Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated Monday that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown. House Speaker Nancy P

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