Experimental Antiviral Drug to Be Tested Against New Coronavirus

Trial to be conducted in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak
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The governor of the state with the largest coronavirus outbreak said Tuesday that hospitalizations may be leveling off and social distancing "is working" -- and people need to keep doing it.
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Arkansas' governor on Tuesday opposed allowing cities to issue their own stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus outbreak while the state resists such a restriction.
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