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  Story 20 -   Thursday May 20, 2021
Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Mexican protesters have shut a US southern border crossing amid fears that untested American travellers will spread coronavirus.

Residents in Sonora, south of the US state of Arizona, have promised to block traffic into Mexico for a second day after closing a checkpoint for hours on Wednesday.

They wore face masks and held signs telling Americans to "stay at home".

Mexico has fewer than 500 confirmed Covid-19 cases and the ...

  Story 19 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Police to enforce virus lockdown with fines

People who do not comply with social distancing rules in Scotland could be fined by the police, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Emergency legislation has been passed at Westminster to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Ms Sturgeon said it meant Police Scotland could have new powers as early as today to enforce social distancing.

There have now been 894 confirmed cases of the virus in Scotland, with 25 people having d ...

  Story 18 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Man planning to bomb Missouri hospital killed, FBI says

A man suspected of planning to attack a hospital treating coronavirus cases in the US state of Missouri died after a shootout with the FBI, officials say.

The confrontation happened as agents tried to arrest the 36-year-old in the city of Belton as part of a domestic terrorism investigation, the FBI said.

Officials said the man was motivated by racist and anti-government beliefs.

He had allegedly considered a range of targ ...

  Story 17 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Spain reports 655 deaths in a day: Coronavirus updates

US reports more than 82,400 COVID-19 cases as Italy's death toll surges past 8,000.

by Kate Mayberry & Usaid Siddiqui
26 Mar 2020 22:28 GMT
The United States now has more coroanvirus cases than any other country with over 82,400, according to Johns Hopkins University.

There were more than 81,700 known cases in China and 80,500 in Italy.

Over 120,000 people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19, while mor ...

  Story 16 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Can Oregon's Best Salespeople Convince Residents To Stay Home?

ast weekend, Oregonians ignored warnings from top officials to stay indoors. Will the stateâ??s preeminent sloganeers have more luck?

In a bid to impress the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic on residents, Gov. Kate Brownâ??s office is working with high-profile ad firm Wieden+Kennedy to craft a messaging campaign anticipated to roll out in coming days.

The firm â?? perhaps best known for bestowing â??Just do itâ?쳌 on Nike i ...

  Story 15 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Gov. Kate Brown Speaks In-Depth About Oregon's COVID-19 Response

Q&A with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown
Dave Miller: Kate Brown joins me now to talk about tough decisions during a pandemic, where we are right now, and where we are headed. Governor Brown, thanks for taking the time to talk to us, and welcome back.

Gov. Kate Brown: Thank you Dave, just delighted to be with you this afternoon.

Miller: So, first of all, can you tell our listeners once again â?? some people may not have heard t ...

  Story 14 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions

Millions of 15-minute home coronavirus tests are set to be available on the high street or for Amazon delivery to people self-isolating, according to Public Health England (PHE), in a move that could restore many peopleâ??s lives to a semblance of pre-lockdown normality.

Prof Sharon Peacock, the director of the national infection service at PHE, told MPs on the science and technology committee that mass testing in the UK would be possib ...

  Story 13 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

House passes $2T relief packageThe bill, which includes direct payments for most Americans, now goes to the president.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.

"I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," Trump said.

The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in Ameri ...

  Story 12 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
US coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000

More answers to your COVID-19 questionsABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton discusses COVID-19 and the correlation between blood types, pneumonia vaccination for seniors and allergy symptoms vs. coronavirus.
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 21,200 people around the world.

There are more than 470,000 diagnosed cases of the new respiratory illness, known officially as COVID-19, spanning eve ...

  Story 11 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Prince Charles tests positive for novel coronavirus

London (CNN)Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's son and the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland, his office announced Wednesday.

The Prince of Wales is only displaying mild symptoms and is otherwise in good health, Clarence House said in a statement. It is unknown how the 71-year-old caught the virus because of his recent busy schedule of public events.

The Queen, ...

  Story 10 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
A coronavirus test can be developed in 24 hours. So why are some countries still struggling to diagnose?

(CNN)In the first week of January, reports emerged that a mysterious new form of pneumonia had affected dozens of people in China. Some were in a critical condition, and a number had invasive lesions on both lungs.

Thousands of miles away in Berlin, German scientist Olfert Landt was already on alert. For 30 years, he had worked on diagnosing emerging diseases, including Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). He wanted to make a test ...

  Story 9 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Spain overtakes China in Covid-19 deaths, rising to second worldwide

Spain has recorded 3,434 deaths from coronavirus, the health ministry announced Wednesday â?? making it the country with the second highest death toll in the world.

Thatâ??s an increase of over 27% on Tuesdayâ??s figures. The country now has 47,610 cases in total.

In China, where the outbreak began, 3,281 people have died, according to its National Health Commission.

Italy has the highest death toll in the world at 6,820, ...

  Story 8 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Trump vows to lift coronavirus restrictions by Easter, says NYC is a 'hot spot'

President Trump pledged Tuesday to scrap nationwide coronavirus restrictions and â??openâ?? the country back up by Easter, warning without evidence that â??thousandsâ?? of Americans will otherwise kill themselves.

Trump offered the ominous deadline during a virtual town hall event in the White House Rose Garden, claiming the consequences would be catastrophic if the U.S. isnâ??t back to normal by the April 12th holiday.

â??Youâ ...

  Story 7 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
NYC paramedic hospitalized with coronavirus sedated, breathing with ventilator as condition worsens, family says

FDNY EMS paramedic Christell Cadet ? who shared her coronavirus struggle with the world last week from her hospital bed ? is now unable to breathe comfortably on her own and has been hooked up to a ventilator, her distraught family told the Daily News Tuesday.

Cadet, 34, is sedated and has a breathing tube down her throat, but hasnâ??t given up the fight, her family and friends said.

On Friday, Cadet was well enough to speak to C ...

  Story 6 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
As New York faces coronavirus 'bullet train,' experts warn of challenges ahead

With New York in a race against the "bullet train" of the coronavirus sweeping across it, public health experts warned of the challenges ahead to prevent the state from becoming the next Italy.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo painted a dire forecast for the outbreak Tuesday morning, saying that the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, was accelerating and that the state was in "desperate" need of ventilators and mo ...

  Story 5 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Trump downplays coronavirus threat again, even as number of cases in U.S. surges

WASHINGTON â?? President Trump continued to downplay the exponential spread of the coronavirus in the United States on Monday, comparing the rising death toll to the number of Americans killed in car crashes and by the seasonal flu.

â??We have a very active flu season, more active than most,â?쳌 Trump said at a Monday briefing of the White House coronavirus task force, reverting to how he had described the coronavirus throughout Februar ...

  Story 4 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

WASHINGTON (AP) â?? The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended as a weeks- or months-long patch for an economy spiraling into recession an ...

  Story 3 -   Wednesday March 25, 2020
Mnuchin, Schumer optimistic on coronavirus stimulus package, say deal is close

WASHINGTON â?? Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared to be nearing a deal Tuesday on a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package to help American workers and businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic.

After Mnuchin and several White House officials arrived on Capitol Hill to meet with Schumer and wrap up the outstanding issues, Schumer said on the floor that there are a few outstandin ...

  Story 2 -   Tuesday April 27, 2021
Senate closes in on massive, bipartisan deal to address coronavirus crisis Untitled Document

With temperatures running hot on Capitol Hill, congressional leaders and White House officials said Tuesday they are on the verge of a bipartisan a ...

  Story 1 -   Tuesday March 24, 2020
Coronavirus live updates: Virus moving like a 'bullet train,' Cuomo says >Coronavirus deaths cross 192 in New York City; NYU offers medical students early graduation

In the U.S., more than 54,800 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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