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Countries shut for coronavirus could bounce back in weeks

[ad_1] Bill Gates Adam Galica | CNBC Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Wednesday urged people to remain calm in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. In an Ask Me Anything session on the discussion forum Reddit, Gates was asked about how long “this” will last. “If a country does a …

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Coronavirus will infect half the global population, EIU predicts

[ad_1] The new coronavirus will infect half of the global population and have a fatality rate of up to 3%, analysts said Wednesday. “We assume that the virus will infect around 50% of the world population; 20% of the cases will be severe, and 1-3% will result in deaths,” analysts …

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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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What are the symptoms and how to protect yourself

[ad_1] This photo taken on February 20, 2020 shows doctors looking at a lung CT image at a hospital in Yunmeng county, Xiaogan city, in China’s central Hubei province. STR | AFP | Getty Images Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause illness in animals or humans and …

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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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Telemedicine crashes, Trump offers August timeline

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s Asia-Pacific team. Global cases: More than 181,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least 7,113, according to Johns Hopkins University. US cases: At least 4,281, according to …

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Mnuchin warns of high unemployment, celebrities ‘tour’ social media

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 201,000 Global deaths: At least 8,007 US cases: At least 6,496 US …

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Spain’s cases surpass 11,000; Iran frees prisoners

[ad_1] Members of the medical team spray disinfectant to sanitize outdoor place of Imam Reza’s holy shrine, following the coronavirus outbreak, in Mashhad, Iran February 27, 2020. Reuters The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. …

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Bernie Sanders calls for $2,000 cash payments

[ad_1] Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a press conference at his campaign office in Burlington, Vermont, March 4, 2020. Caitlin Ochs | Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders called Tuesday for a monthly $2,000 payment to every U.S. household for the duration of the coronavirus crisis.  During a speech on how to …

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