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WHO declares coronavirus a global pandemic: Live updates | News

WHO declares coronavirus a global pandemic: Live updates | News

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak, which has spread to at least 114 countries around the world, a pandemic. “We have called every day for countries to take urgent and aggressive action,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday. “We have rung the alarm bell loud …

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WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on Wednesday as the new coronavirus, which was unknown to world health officials just three months ago, has rapidly spread to more than 121,000 people from Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the United States. “In the past two weeks the number …

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Massachusetts coronavirus: Boston conference is the epicenter of state’s outbreak as governor declares state of emergency

CPAC attendee with coronavirus attended event earlier than previously thought

The state announced 51 new presumptive positive cases Tuesday that are awaiting confirmation by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The surge brings the total number of confirmed or presumptive positive cases in Massachusetts to 92. Seventy of the cases are related to employees at Cambridge biotechnology company …

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California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing

News Picture: California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing

Latest Infectious Disease News By E.J. Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — California declared a state of emergency Wednesday as health officials kept a cruise ship linked to the state’s first coronavirus death from docking in San Francisco. The U.S. Coast Guard …

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US coronavirus death toll reaches 19; New York declares emergency | News

US coronavirus death toll reaches 19; New York declares emergency | News

At least 19 people have now died in the United States from the coronavirus as it spread to 30 states with the latest of hundreds of confirmed cases nationwide reported in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and New York. Americans, especially those who are vulnerable, may need to stop attending large gatherings …

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Coronavirus: US deaths rise to 19 as New York declares state of emergency | World news

A person wearing a mask walks down a street a day after 60 people were brought to nearby hospitals to be tested for coronavirus, in Boston, Massachusetts.

The death toll from coronavirus in the United States rose on Saturday afternoon to 19 people, as authorities announced two deaths in Florida, the first US deaths outside the west coast, two more in Washington state – and the governor of New York declared a state of emergency. Across the …

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Cuomo declares state of emergency, coronavirus cases hit 76

Cuomo declares state of emergency, coronavirus cases hit 76

Gov. Cuomo declared a state of emergency Saturday to deal with the worsening coronavirus crisis, as the number of cases jumped to 11 in the Big Apple — including one in Queens — and 76 across New York. Saturday’s numbers more than doubled the cases in the city, which stood …

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Coronavirus Updates: Cruise Ship Held Off California as State Declares an Emergency

Coronavirus Updates: Cruise Ship Held Off California as State Declares an Emergency

A cruise ship off California is believed linked to the first U.S. death outside Washington State. A cruise ship returning to California from Hawaii that has suspected links to two coronavirus cases, one of them fatal, is being held off the coast of San Francisco as public health officials prepared …

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Coronavirus Updates: California Reports Most Cases in U.S. and Declares an Emergency

Coronavirus Updates: California Reports Most Cases in U.S. and Declares an Emergency

A cruise ship off California is believed linked to the first U.S. death outside Washington State. Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced on Wednesday that a cruise ship returning to the state from Hawaii that had suspected links to two coronavirus cases, one of them fatal, was being held off …

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Los Angeles County declares coronavirus emergency with 6 new cases

Los Angeles County declares coronavirus emergency with 6 new cases

Los Angeles County on Wednesday declared a health emergency as the number of coronavirus cases increased to seven, with six new cases in the county. None of the new cases are connected to “community spread,” officials said. All individuals were exposed to COVID-19 through close contacts. The additional cases were …

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