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Coronavirus live news: deaths surge in Brazil and Russia as Trump says US is quitting WHO

President claims body has ‘failed to reform’; UK expert says country not ready to ease lockdown; Australia to relax rules on 1 June. All the developments liveTrump announces severing of ties with WHOCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.26am BST Scientists are sifting through the sewage of a town in central Queensland to try to find the source of a Covid-19 infection that led to the death of 30-year-old Nathan Turner, the youngest person in Australia to die after contracting the virus.Queensland...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, Russia, US, United States, Infectious Diseases, Missouri, Queensland, Brazil, Associated Press, Turner, Trump, Boone County, Camden County, Blackwater


Coronavirus live news: Paris no longer a Covid-19 'red zone' as France moves into new lockdown phase

France prepares to enter phase two of lockdown relaxation; South Korean fficials re-implement lockdown measures in Seoul; Kenya records highest one-day case riseGlobal report: Trump silent on US death toll as South Korea sees new Covid-19 riseUS passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as states relax lockdown measuresUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 5.27pm BST Israel has launched a campaign to test 100,000 people for coronavirus antibodies, in preparation for a potentia...
Tags: South Korea, Science, France, Russia, Africa, Israel, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Paris


Only Half of Americans Say They'll Get Vaccinated For Covid-19 According to New Poll

Only about half of Americans say that they’d like to get vaccinated for the new coronavirus if or when a vaccine becomes available, according to a new poll from the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll, which was conducted between May 14-18, is a troubling sign that Americans may…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Putin says Russia past peak of outbreak on day country records highest daily death toll

WHO warns of second peak as global cases pass 5.5m; Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; world health leaders urge green recoveryGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakLeo Varadkar denies picnic with friends broke Covid-19 rulesDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.24pm BST The Spanish government has declared 10 days ...
Tags: Science, Putin, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil


New York May Have Fueled Pandemic by Moving Over 4,300 Coronavirus Patients Into Nursing Homes

Over 4,300 people who were recovering from coronavirus were sent to nursing homes under a New York Health Department directive, possibly accelerating outbreaks in those institutions that claimed over 5,800 nursing and adult care facilities throughout the state, the Associated Press reported on Friday.Read more...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, Medicine, Elderly, Associated Press, Andrew Cuomo, Nursing Homes, New York Health Department, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Coronavirus live news: crisis will push 60m into poverty, says World Bank chief

Canada-US border to remain closed; Barcelona beaches to reopen as Spain death toll below 100 for third consecutive dayTrump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine despite FDA warningsChina puts city of Shulan under Wuhan-style lockdown after fresh casesUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates - live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 6.18pm BST Twenty-eight more people have died from Covid-19 in Turkey, while 1,022 more have tested positive for the coronavirus, continuing a downward tra...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Russia, Africa, Americas, US, Spain, Barcelona, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Brazil loses second health minister – as it happened

Russia records highest daily fatalities; German football gets back under way; French child dies of Kawasaki disease. Follow the latest updatesUS House narrowly approves $3 trillion Covid-19 response billTrump unveils ‘warp-speed’ effort to create vaccine by year’s endBrazil loses second health minister in less than a monthAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.38am BST This live blog is now closed – the new one is here where you can join Rebecca Ratcliffe for c...
Tags: Science, China, Russia, India, Africa, Americas, Barack Obama, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, House


Coronavirus live news: IMF warns of further drop in global growth

Trump says Covid-19 will ‘go away without a vaccine’; global cases approach 4 million; Russia curbs WW2 events over virus. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Trump says Covid-19 will ‘go away without vaccine’ Mike Pence press secretary tests positive to Covid-19Brazil’s Bolsonaro must ‘drastically change course’, says The LancetCoronavirus at a glanceAustralia – live news 7.17am BST Here is the Guardian’s latest summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak: Re...
Tags: Europe, Science, Russia, World news, US news, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, Associated Press, Parliament, Donald Trump, Sissi, Imf, Trump, Mike Pence, Abdel Fattah, Bolsonaro


Trump administration shelves detailed CDC guide to reopening country

By JASON DEAREN and MIKE STOBBE GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A document created by the nation’s top disease investigators with step-by-step advice to local authorities on how and when to reopen restaurants and other public places during the still-raging outbreak has been shelved by the Trump administration. The 17-page report by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team, titled “Guidance for Implementing the Opening Up America Again Framework,” was researched and written to help faith leaders, bu...
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White House Reportedly Censors CDC Guidelines For Reopening States During Coronavirus Pandemic

The White House has refused to release CDC guidelines that were developed to give schools and businesses across the United States a better idea of what they should do to maintain health and safety during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Associated Press. The news comes as several states…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, White House, United States, Associated Press, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, White House Reportedly Censors CDC


Coronavirus live news: India extends lockdown; US-China Covid-19 trade war threat spooks markets

South Africa begins to ease lockdown; Japan extends state of emergency; Donald Trump contradicts intelligence on virus originExclusive: US germ warfare lab creates test for pre-infectious Covid-19Where did Covid-19 come from? What we know about its originsLingering and painful: the long road to coronavirus recovery US coronavirus updates - liveUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.32pm BST Donald Trump threatening to reignite the US-China trade war in reaction to co...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Science, London, China, India, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Guardian


Coronavirus live news: Europe fatalities pass 100,000, but death rate slows in Spain and Netherlands

Saudia Arabia religious body urges all Muslims to pray at home during Ramadan; Spanish PM seeks lockdown extensionCoronavirus latest: at a glanceIsrael and South Korea to ease coronavirus lockdownsUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.21pm BST The Portuguese government has attributed the country’s low coronavirus infection and death rates to a swift, flexible “worst-case scenario” response and to the early closure of schools and universi...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, New York, Science, New York City, Spain, World news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Netherlands, Microbiology, Portugal


Coronavirus live news: Trump backs anti-lockdown protests as global deaths pass 150,000

China pushes ‘comprehensive’ economic reopening; first virus case in Syria’s northeast; Germany says pandemic ‘under control’. Follow latest updatesNHS staff in UK told ‘wear aprons’ as protective gowns run outCoronavirus ‘under control’ in Germany Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.23am BST Hospitals in Japan are increasingly turning away sick people as the country struggles with surging coronavi...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, China, Germany, US, UK News, US news, Syria, Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Associated Press, Guatemala, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump


Coronavirus live news: Trump suspends WHO funding as global deaths pass 125,000

US to investigate World Health Organization’s response to crisis; cases worldwide pass 1.97m; France summons Chinese envoy. Follow the latest updates Trump halts WHO funding over coronavirus ‘failure’Australia coronavirus – live Coronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.08am BST Here is everything we know so far about US president Donald Trumps’ decision to suspend funding for the World Health Organization: Donald Trump has announced he is halting funding to the World...
Tags: Europe, Science, Biology, France, China, India, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: death toll in Spain overtakes China, and India locks down

UN urges G20 to adopt ‘wartime plan’; Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus; Senate and White House reach stimulus dealWhy the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisisUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.05am GMT The head of the Netherlands’ public health institute has told the Dutch parliament that measures to control the spread of coronavirus appear to be working, Dutch News reports. Jaap van Dissel said the country...
Tags: Europe, Science, Senate, White House, China, India, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


States across the US are investigating thousands of reports of coronavirus price gouging, from a $50 bottle of Purell to $10 for a single toilet roll

Most states have laws that prohibit price gouging under a state of emergency. Hundreds of cases are reported every day, the Associated Press found.
Tags: Science, US, Associated Press


Trump weighs controls on companies that take coronavirus bailouts

By JILL COLVIN and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday the government should take an equity stake in some companies that need bailouts because of devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy. Trump told a briefing he has executive authority to curb the impact on businesses. “There’s a lot of executive power,” he said. “If we don’t have to use it, that would be a good thing, not a bad thing.” Such a move could be an extraordinary reach by governm...
Tags: Health, Business, Science, News, Congress, Navy, Washington, Mexico, France, Senate, White House, China, New York City, Uncategorized, Sport, Canada


USDA Fights to Take Away Food Stamps From 700,000 Americans Despite Pandemic

The Trump regime is continuing to argue in federal court that it should be allowed to take away food stamps from roughly 700,000 Americans on April 1, according to a new report from the Associated Press. The news comes as covid-19 has already sickened at least 9,415 Americans and killed 150, with many cities going…Read more...
Tags: Science, Usda, Fox News, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Pandemic, President Trump, Sonny Perdue, Coronavirus, Covid 19


World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in Europe

By DAVID RISING and CHRIS BLAKE BERLIN — Desperate travelers choked European border crossings on Wednesday after nations implemented strict controls in an attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, creating traffic jams miles long and slowing the passage of trucks carrying critical supplies. The number of people infected worldwide crested the 200,000 mark and deaths topped 8,000, with the number of people now recovered at more than 82,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins Univer...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, New York, Science, Milan, London, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Mexico, La, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin


Coronavirus vaccine test opens with 1st doses given

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and CARLA K. JOHNSON SEATTLE  — U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday — leading off a worldwide hunt for protection even as the pandemic surges. With a careful jab in a healthy volunteer’s arm, scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle begin an anxiously awaited first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed in record time after the new virus exploded fro...
Tags: Health, Google, South Korea, Business, Science, News, Washington, Kaiser Permanente, China, Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Disney, Sport, World news, Soccer, World Health Organization


ICYMI: COVID-19 fears dominate, snow graces an iconic race and stormy weather rattles Egypt

COVID-19 has been the topic on everyone's minds recently, and this week, the potentially deadly illness reached new levels of severity as cases continue to be confirmed across the globe. Meanwhile, New York took action against further spread of COVID-19, and experts weighed in on whether the warmer weather of spring and summer will have any impact on slowing down the virus. Here's a recap of the news you may have missed.WHO upgrades COVID-19 outbreak to pandemic levelsAs if the mounting ...
Tags: New York, Science, Saudi Arabia, China, Syria, United States, Egypt, Alaska, Associated Press, Jordan, Andrew Cuomo, Accuweather, Valencia, Henry, World Health Organization WHO, Mark Thiessen


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, March 7-8

Current daily briefings on the coronavirus can be found here. Scroll below to read previous reports, listed in eastern time.Eight U.S. states have declared a state of emergency in response to confirmed coronavirus cases as of Sunday evening.Washington state, Florida and California were among the first to declare a state of emergency after confirming the the only fatalities in the U.S. There have been at least 21 deaths from the coronavirus in the nation, most of which have been from Washington.K...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Florida, New York, Texas, Science, Milan, California, Washington, Oregon, Boston, Massachusetts, Nbc News, San Francisco, Cnn, Pennsylvania


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, March 5-6

Current daily briefings on the coronavirus can be found here. Scroll below to read previous reports, listed in eastern time.United, Delta and American Airlines have adjusted their policies temporarily to accommodate for COVID-19; however, some customers have expressed that their response is not enough, as most airlines have only offered free flight changes for bookings made in the month of March."I requested a refund of an upgrade purchase, made the same day because my company canceled a Global ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Europe, Japan, Usa, New York, Science, Minnesota, Maryland, Greece, Microsoft, Colorado, California, Cdc, Washington


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, March 5

China CDC released a report online on Feb. 17 that overall found 2.3% of confirmed cases died. However, the fatality rate was 14.8% in people 80 or older, likely reflecting the presence of other diseases, a weaker immune system, or simply worse overall health. By contrast, the fatality rate was 1.3% in people in their 50s, 0.4% in people in their 40s, and 0.2% in people 10 to 39.Masked tourists visit the Louvre Museum in Paris, Thursday, March 5, 2020. With the COVID-19 virus taking firmer hold ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Europe, Usa, New York, Science, Maryland, Microsoft, Colorado, Cdc, Washington, China, Boston, New York City, San Francisco


Coronavirus concerns cancel SXSW festival in Austin

Austin city officials have canceled the South by Southwest arts and technology festival. Mayor Steve Adler announced a local disaster as a precaution because of the threat of the novel coronavirus, effectively cancelling the annual event. The announcement comes days after several high-profile companies, including Netflix, tech news outlet Mashable, video-based social media platform TikTok and U.S. chip maker Intel, pulled out of the festival. More than 50,000 people had signed a petition seeking...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, News, Washington, Sport, Intel, Austin, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Associated Press, Houston, Ucla, Sxsw, Southwest


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, March 2-4

Current daily briefings on the coronavirus can be found here. Scroll below to read previous reports, listed in eastern time.Click here for previous briefings on the coronavirus dating back to Feb. 27. The first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in New Jersey has been announced by Gov. Phil Murphy. The male in his 30s has been hospitalized since Tuesday in Bergen County, which is in northern Jersey and encompasses a part of the state just across the Hudson River from Manhattan and the Bron...
Tags: Health, Amazon, South Korea, Japan, Florida, New York, Texas, Science, California, Cdc, Washington, Mexico, Senate, China, Massachusetts, Singapore


Nashville mayor calls deadly tornadoes a massive act of nature

Dozens dead and dozens more missing. A day after the deadliest tornado day in seven years, Tennessee remains in a state of emergency as residents throughout the state, particularly in Nashville, can only band together and pick up the pieces.Severe weather erupted in Tennessee early Tuesday morning, spawning hail, damaging winds and a very dangerous tornado in Nashville along with other twisters throughout the state. The disaster caused widespread damage, many injuries, and at least 24 fatalities...
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Nashville mayor calls deadly tornadoes a 'massive act of nature'

Dozens dead and dozens more missing. A day after the deadliest tornado day in seven years, Tennessee remains in a state of emergency as residents throughout the state, particularly in Nashville, can only band together and pick up the pieces.Severe weather erupted in Tennessee early Tuesday morning, spawning hail, damaging winds and a very dangerous tornado in Nashville along with other twisters throughout the state. The disaster caused widespread damage, many injuries, and at least 24 fatalities...
Tags: Facebook, National Weather Service, Science, Alabama, NFL, Bud, Tennessee, Carrie Underwood, Nashville, Associated Press, Nws, Accuweather, Jones, Bernie Sanders, Tennessee Titans, Trump


Death toll rises after massive tornado tears through Nashville

Severe weather erupted in Tennessee early Tuesday morning, spawning hail, damaging winds and a very dangerous tornado in Nashville along with other twisters throughout the state. The outbreak caused widespread damage, many injuries and at least 19 fatalities.Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Spokeswoman Maggie Hannan confirmed the jump in the death toll after rescue crews worked for hours to pull survivors and bodies from damaged structures. According to Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Alabama, Tennessee, Nashville, Associated Press, Accuweather, Bernie Sanders, Cooper, National Weather Service NWS, Tennessee Highway Patrol, John Cooper, Germantown, Randolph, East Nashville, Nashville International Airport


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, Feb. 27-29

Current daily briefings on the coronavirus can be found here. Scroll below to read previous reports, listed in eastern time.Seattle and King County health officials announced three new presumptive positive cases of coronavirus COVID-19, which included the person who died.Two of the new cases are associated with the Life Care nursing facility, a long-term care facility, according to Dr. Jeffery Duchin, a Seattle and King County health official who works at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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