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Coronavirus: Infected Jazz star Rudy Gobert issues apology ‘to the people that I have endangered’

Coronavirus: Infected Jazz star Rudy Gobert issues apology 'to the people that I have endangered'

The growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak reached a tipping point in the NBA Wednesday night. The league announced it has suspended the season after the matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz was abruptly cancelled as a result of Jazz center Rudy Gobert testing positive for coronavirus, as first reported by Shams …

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Coronavirus updates: 2020 NCAA Men’s and Women’s College Basketball Tournaments canceled

Coronavirus updates: 2020 NCAA Men's and Women's College Basketball Tournaments canceled

Mar 12, 2020 at 5:03 pm ET • 1 min read The NCAA announced Thursday that the NCAA Tournament has been canceled amid concern over the coronavirus. “This decision is based on the evolving CVOID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of …

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Colin Hanks gives update after dad Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Colin Hanks gives update after dad Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Colin Hanks thanked fans for their “outpouring of support” on social media Wednesday night after his father Tom Hanks announced he and wife Rita Wilson had tested positive for the coronavirus while in Australia. “We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from everyone,” wrote Colin, the son of …

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Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

The flu, the common cold, allergies, and COVID-19 — the disease associated with the new coronavirus — have similar symptoms. Overlapping symptoms include a sore throat, fatigue, and a dry cough. That can make it challenging for doctors to diagnose COVID-19. People with COVID-19 don’t typically have runny noses or …

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Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

WASHINGTON — Under mounting pressure to remain in Washington as Democrats and the White House hammer out a relief package to address a fast-moving pandemic, Senator Mitch McConnell reversed course on Thursday and canceled a planned one-week recess, saying the Senate would meet next week and be ready to consider …

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Biden says Trump’s coronavirus response exposes administration’s ‘severe shortcomings’

Biden says Trump's coronavirus response exposes administration's 'severe shortcomings'

“Public fears are being compounded by a pervasive lack of trust in this president, fueled by the adversarial relationship with the truth he continues to have,” the former vice president said in Delaware. The speech provided a stark contrast to Trump’s style of leadership, with Biden detailing a series of …

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Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

The month’s historic plunge in the stocks — including’s Thursday’s eye-popping 8% drop — has dramatically slashed the market gains seen since President Donald Trump’s election What was once a 61% Dow gain since Trump’s election has evaporated to far thinner 18.2% rally as the index fell from an all-time high …

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NY Fed vows to pump in $1.5 trillion to fight coronavirus-linked ‘highly unusual disruptions’ on Wall Street

Stocks tank after Trump's coronavirus speech

The NY Fed announced plans Thursday to inject vast amounts of money into the financial system, totaling at least $1.5 trillion. And the Fed promised to start purchasing a range of Treasuries — a step that effectively marks a return to the 2008 crisis-era bond buying program known as quantitative …

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How the World’s Largest Coronavirus Outbreaks Are Growing

How the World’s Largest Coronavirus Outbreaks Are Growing

Milan, Italy. Daegu, South Korea. Qom, Iran. Many of the world’s largest coronavirus outbreaks took root in and around well-traveled cities, but they have since grown to encompass entire countries. Cases have spread across Italy’s north and down to Rome, leading to a lockdown of the entire country. Iran’s capital, …

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Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 800 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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