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Coronavirus update: 80,238 cases, 2,700 deaths, CDC warns Americans to prepare for disruption

Coronavirus update: 80,238 cases, 2,700 deaths, CDC warns Americans to prepare for disruption

An official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday said Americans should prepare for COVID-19 to spread in their communities and cause disruption after Iran, Italy and South Korea reported a rapid uptick in the number of people who have been sickened. “We really want to …

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Dow drops more than 250 points as coronavirus uncertainty continues

Dow drops more than 250 points as coronavirus uncertainty continues

U.S. stocks turned lower Thursday, one day after the S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq booked all-time closing highs. Although investors had been heartened by daily reports of a slowing rate of the spread of COVID-19, the infectious disease that emerged in Wuhan, China, late last year, deaths and cases …

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Coronavirus update: 910 deaths, 40,000 sickened, companies withdraw from global conferences

Coronavirus update: 910 deaths, 40,000 sickened, companies withdraw from global conferences

There are now 40,484 confirmed coronavirus cases and 910 deaths, according to figures released Monday by the World Health Organization. The total number of deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus has surpassed that of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which led to the deaths of 774 people during an outbreak …

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