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March 24, 2020 - 2:24 pm
(WUHAN, China) -- While the number of novel coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States, China has begun to regain a sense of normalcy as the number of cases in the country has dropped dramatically in recent days. One nurse living in China spoke to ABC News about her experience dealing...
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In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020, photo, two foreign women tourists ride camels at the Giza Pyramids near Cairo, Egypt. The country's prime minister announced at a news conference on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, a two-week, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for its over 100 million people to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The 11-hour curfew would go into effect Wednesday across the country and last for two weeks. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
The Associated Press
March 24, 2020 - 1:44 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Middle East's most populous country, Egypt, as well as Syria, a country ravaged by nine years of war, will impose nightly curfews starting this week in an effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, their governments announced Tuesday, The International Monetary Fund...
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March 24, 2020 - 11:51 am
(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s President Vladimir Putin donned a hazmat suit and breathing mask during a visit to a hospital housing coronavirus patients in Moscow on Tuesday, as the Russian government signalled the virus outbreak is becoming increasingly serious in the country. Video aired on state media...
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March 24, 2020 - 10:43 am
(NEW YORK) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the country would be imposing a "total ban" on Indians venturing outside their homes to combat the spread of coronavirus, in perhaps the largest restriction on the movement of people the world has seen. Addressing the nation...
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March 24, 2020 - 8:37 am
(LONDON) -- U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced unprecedented new restrictions to British life in an address to the nation Monday night, as he declared the coronavirus outbreak a “moment of national emergency.” Johnson declared that the new measures were necessary to “protect the NHS's [...
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A man walks past a large banner promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Monday, March 23, 2020. The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes Canada saying it won't send a team to the games this year and the leader of track and field, the biggest sport at the games, also calling for a delay. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
The Associated Press
March 24, 2020 - 7:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed “100%” to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday. Abe said after his telephone talks with Bach that he requested a postponement “...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he asks a question to Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Associated Press
March 24, 2020 - 5:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As cases of coronavirus rise, President Donald Trump said that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, and claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the pandemic itself. "We can’t have the cure be worse than the...
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March 24, 2020 - 5:27 am
NOTE: The State Department is urging all Americans stranded overseas to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at step.state.gov so that they receive the latest information, including on possible repatriation flights, from the local U.S. embassy. Americans can also call the...
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March 24, 2020 - 5:14 am
(HONOLULU) -- Nearly 2,000 anxious passengers aboard a crippled Norwegian Cruise Line ship that has been turned away from multiple emergency ports of call due to the coronavirus pandemic disembarked in Honolulu on Monday amid a stay-at-home order for local residents. None of the passengers or crew...
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March 24, 2020 - 5:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- A new phase of the novel coronavirus has started. Cities shut down, workers sent home, schools canceled and so much uncertainty with the economy. There are more questions than answers right now, and the United States seems to be one of the last to feel the brunt of the COVID-19...
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