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France extends stay-at-home order until at least April 15: PM

France extended its stay-at-home order for all non-essential employees, as well as widespread business closures, until at least April 15 in an effort to curtail the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said ...

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How does coronavirus affect young people's psyches?

The coronavirus outbreak exacts a hidden toll on young adults as it shapes values and harms health. It's the latest calamity for a generation that has experienced life-altering disruptions, from 9/11 to the Great Recession, ...

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COVID-19 infections rise in New York with peak weeks away

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 were rising faster than expected in New York as residents and leaders prepared for a peak in cases that is expected to still be weeks away. Temporary hospitals, and even a morgue in Manhattan, ...

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China lifting last controls in province at outbreak's center

Trains carrying factory employees back to work after two months in locked-down cities rolled out of Hubei province, the center of China's virus outbreak, as the government on Wednesday began lifting the last of the controls ...

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COVID-19 pandemic puts WHO back in hot seat

The UN's health agency has faced criticism in the past for overreacting and for moving too slowly in fighting epidemics, but it has rarely faced as much scrutiny as with the coronavirus pandemic.

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South Africa's coronavirus cases jump again above 700

South Africa's coronavirus cases jumped again to 709, the health minister said Wednesday, as the country with the most cases in Africa prepared to go into lockdown first thing Friday.

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