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Chinese Doctors at Coronavirus Hub Cast Doubt on Chloroquine as Cure

Chinese Doctors at Coronavirus Hub Cast Doubt on Chloroquine...

The conclusions of doctors at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China,...

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Pandemic Takes Toll on Mental Health

Pandemic Takes Toll on Mental Health

The battle to stop the coronavirus pandemic, fought with social distancing and enforced...

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Leaves Intensive Care

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Leaves Intensive Care

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left intensive care after suffering from severe...

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Iraq Names Another Prime Minister in Third Attempt to Form Government

Iraq Names Another Prime Minister in Third Attempt to Form...

Iraq’s president designated the country’s intelligence chief as prime minister,...

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Global Virus Cases Top 1.5 Million

Global Virus Cases Top 1.5 Million

The U.S. infection total is more than 450,000, the world’s highest, and experts...

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EU Finance Ministers Agree to Funding to Cushion Impact of Coronavirus

EU Finance Ministers Agree to Funding to Cushion Impact...

European finance ministers worked through deep differences to agree to a package...

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India's Food Supply Chain Frays as People Stay Home

India's Food Supply Chain Frays as People Stay Home

Two weeks into the world’s biggest lockdown, India’s food supply chain is struggling...

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Tanzania's Leader Urges Mass Worship Against Coronavirus

Tanzania's Leader Urges Mass Worship Against Coronavirus

As most of the world goes into lockdown to halt the spread of coronavirus, Tanzania’s...

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Wuhan, Coronavirus Ground Zero, Lifts Lockdown and Many Rush to Leave

Wuhan, Coronavirus Ground Zero, Lifts Lockdown and Many...

Hundreds of people, some wearing full protective gear, thronged into Wuhan’s Hankou...

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Germany Cuts Deal with China for Coronavirus Supplies

Germany Cuts Deal with China for Coronavirus Supplies

Germany struck a deal with China to receive large-scale shipments of supplies the...

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For All Its Coronavirus Blunders, Italy Offers Hope for Other Democracies

For All Its Coronavirus Blunders, Italy Offers Hope for...

Hard-hit country turns the corner despite reputation for rule-defying populace,...

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First European Countries Prepare to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions

First European Countries Prepare to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown...

Italy, Austria and Denmark are among the first countries to plot the gradual unwinding...

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Fearing Virus, Refugees in Camps Have Nowhere to Hide

Fearing Virus, Refugees in Camps Have Nowhere to Hide

For millions of people living in camps for refugees and other displaced people around...

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Italy's Economic Pain Shows Burden of National Coronavirus Lockdowns

Italy's Economic Pain Shows Burden of National Coronavirus...

Italy’s month-old lockdown is slowing the coronavirus, but its economy is gasping...

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Japan Plans Direct Payments to Households, Businesses in Coronavirus Emergency

Japan Plans Direct Payments to Households, Businesses in...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency and committed nearly $1...

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Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 81,000 as Lockdowns Tighten

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 81,000 as Lockdowns...

U.S. coronavirus deaths continue a steep climb as many nations plan to extend lockdowns...