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Coronavirus lives for hours in air particles and days on surfaces, new US study shows

[ad_1] The new coronavirus can survive for several hours in air particles and last days on surfaces, according to a new federally funded study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UCLA and Princeton University examined …

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US coronavirus cases surpass 5,000, up fivefold from a week ago

[ad_1] The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 5,000 in the United States on Tuesday, increasing fivefold over seven days as states ramp up testing and the new flu-like coronavirus sweeps across the country. Across the country, the virus has infected more than 5,145 and killed at least 91 people as …

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GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler to close all US factories

[ad_1] Detroit’s Big Three automakers plan to temporarily close all U.S. factories as the coronavirus sweeps across the country. The companies bowed to pressure from union leaders and employees who called for protection from the pandemic that’s spread to more than 212,000 people in nearly every country across the globe. …

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WHO officials warn US President Trump against calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’

[ad_1] World Health Organization officials warned against calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” as U.S. President Donald Trump has done, saying that it could unintentionally lead to racial profiling. “Viruses no know borders and they don’t care about your ethnicity, the color of your skin or how much money you have …

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Boeing seeks $60 billion in aid for aerospace sector

[ad_1] An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, March 21, 2019. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing said Tuesday that it is supporting $60 billion in government support for the aerospace industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald …

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WHO considers ‘airborne precautions’ for medical staff after study shows coronavirus can survive in air

[ad_1] World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus talks during a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on March 11, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study …

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Worldwide coronavirus cases top 200,000, doubling in two weeks

[ad_1] COVID-19 cases surpassed 200,000 worldwide on Wednesday as the new coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, the original epicenter of the outbreak. The total number of cases now stands at 201,436 as of 7:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, according to data compiled by John Hopkins. The virus emerged in …

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Coronavirus has now spread to all 50 states, US death toll passes 100

[ad_1] With U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force team looking on, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a press briefing in the press briefing room of the White House March 10, 2020 in …

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