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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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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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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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