Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cruise Ship Passengers Evacuated From Japan; Taiwan Reports First Death

A 61-year-old man died of the coronavirus in Taiwan. Americans who had been on a cruise ship where some fell ill boarded chartered flights bound for home.
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Working in South Africa, she led studies and drug trials, hoping to overcome not only H.I.V. but also cultural barriers to stopping its spread. She died of the coronavirus.
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Recipes circulating on social media say it ’s simple. But the end result is not like the real thing, and it may not be effective at killing germs.
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[VOA] The U.N. children's fund warns thousands of children in Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of dying from epidemics other than coronavirus -- a situation that will likely worsen as the spread of COVID-19 threatens to divert scarce prevention resources. DRC authorities have confirmed 98 cases, including eight deaths since the start of the coronavirus.
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[IPS] Geneva -The multi-layered crisis of the Coronavirus epidemic has been a dramatic shock to everyone. But, to communities affected by HIV and AIDS, the crisis has not only brought a further shock to already vulnerable people, it has brought other reactions too - a troubling sense of d éjà vu, and a passionate, empathetic, fierce solidarity with all those affected by Coronavirus.
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(Scripps Research Institute) An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19, according to a study from scientists at Scripps Research.
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(NEW YORK) — With all their familial love and drama, the Cuomo brothers — Andrew during the daytime, Chris at night — have become compelling figures in the plague-driven landscape of American television. Andrew, New York’s governor, holds a near daily televised briefing on the epidemic, a mixture of statistics, aphorisms and advice together with prodding and praise directed at a fellow Queens, N.Y., native, President Donald Trump. Women and Democrats swoon. Chris has tested positive for coronavirus and done his prime-time CNN shows this week while quarantined in his basement, describing his fever, c...
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Medicines to alleviate breathing difficulty, relieve pain and sedate coronavirus patients are in very high demand, depleting stock around the country.
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The odd hush that has fallen over New York City has lately been broken once every day, at precisely 7:00 PM. That’s when New Yorkers are stepping onto balconies or flinging open windows to applaud the people—pharmacy clerks, supermarket cashiers, food delivery workers and more—who continue to keep to keep the silent city running. But even the most heroic of health-care workers are faced with a difficult reality in the city that has become the center of COVID-19 in the U.S., as officials have predicted that New York City will need at least 400 more ventilators by Sunday and thousands more in the days to fo...
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The risks, so far, seem no greater than for anyone else, but the research is thin and only applies to later stage of pregnancy.
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The growth rate of total COVID-19 cases in Italy has been slowing since March 8, according to the Italian Civil Protection Department, and, in the past few days, the total new daily cases have finally started to shrink, suggesting Italy is ‘flattening the curve,’ meaning that it is slowing the spread of the virus. ( function() { var func = function() { var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-f4e2651acf29c05a66aa00b4d79343a3') if ( iframe ) { iframe.onload = function() { iframe.contentWindow.postMessage( { 'msg_type': 'poll_size', 'frame_id': 'wpcom-iframe-f...
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