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Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punished if they failed to “take responsibility” or implement directives.5.04pmGMTA Pakistani international student on a university campus in Wuhan, the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak in China, has told of how he and other international students have been ordered not to leave their dormitories.More than 100 foreign students at Wuhan ’s Zhongnan University of Economics and Law had been allowed to visit grocery stores for one hour a week to purchase basic necessities.We try to avoid talking to each other because we are scared.Face-to-face contact is limited and most of the time I stayed in my room. We speak over the internet.They have basically told us if one of us gets infected, it will spread quickly to everyone else as we live in close proximity. At the moment we don ’t know if anyone is infected or not, we are so afraid. I...
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If you’re staying shut in your home, anxious about when you will finally be able to take a stroll outside or whether you or someone close to you will be infected by the novel coronavirus, you are not the only one. In the U.S. alone, half of the adults report high levels of anxiety due to the COVID-19, according to the  American Psychiatric Association. The ongoing pandemic is exerting the whole world both physically and mentally. One thing is sure to be asked by everyone: when will all this be over? Some think that things will never get back to normal. Acclaimed sci-fi writer Ted Chiang says that “we do...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still in intensive care but his team are working together to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday.
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The governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak may be starting to plateau in their states but warned against complacency as the death toll nationwide approached 11,000.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that glimmers of hope could continue only if New Yorkers maintain discipline and suppress an impulse to gather.
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A simple plan to stop a coronavirus outbreak among homeless people has gotten complicated, now that a worker was hurt emptying a hand-washing station.
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The U.S. now reports more than 360,000 cumulative coronavirus cases. Three out of 4 American hospitals are now treating patients with COVID-19. But there are signs that the outbreak might be leveling off in its epicenter, New York state.  Mola Lenghi has the latest.
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UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab to lead country through crisis while Johnson in hospital. Follow the latest updates.Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after his condition worsensThe strange lead-up to Boris Johnson ’s admission to hospitalGlobal leaders send messages of support to Boris JohnsonUS coronavirus - latestAustralia coronavirus - latestSee all of our coronavirus coverage12.04amBSTHello and welcome to our continuing live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.The main news today is that the British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has been admitted to intensive care in a London hospital, as he battles Covid...
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UK prime minister, who has coronavirus, has been moved into hospital intensive careUS coronavirus - latestSee all of our coronavirus coverage12.16amBSTJust back to Donald Trump ’s marathon press conference and he is fielding questions on the US navalcommander who was fired over his coronavirus memo, suggesting he doesn ’t think his life should be “destroyed” as a result, Sam Levin writes:He made a mistake. He shouldn ’t be sending letter. He’s the captain … you don’t send letters and then it leaks into a newspaper. I may get involved ...If I can help two good people, I&rsquo...
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UCL say small benefits should be weighed against profound economic and social costsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSchool closures are likely to have a relatively small impact on the spread of Covid-19 and should be weighed against their profound economic and social consequences, particularly for the most vulnerable children, according to a study.The research, led byUniversity College London (UCL), is the first to look at evidence behind many governments ’ decision to shut schools and keep pupils at home.Continue reading...
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(Natural News) The US government is really angry at China for downplaying the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, enabling China to hoard medical supplies before anybody else figured out what was happening. The reason the US government is angry about all this is because China’s actions prevented the US government from having enough time to...
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