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Italy, Spain suffer record virus deaths as infection rate surges

Italy has logged a shocking spike in its already staggering coronavirus death toll, with officials warning the peak of the crisis was still days away, as the global infection rate surges relentlessly upwards.

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Deaths, hospitalizations up in stark sign of virus' reach

New York once again saw a spike in the number of deaths and hospitalizations related to the coronavirus, a bleak trend for the epicenter of the U.S.'s outbreak of the fast-spreading virus.

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New York mobilizes against onslaught from the virus

Just days after New York leaders ordered people to stay home, authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster Wednesday, with the city's emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning ...

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Industry races to meet demand for ventilators

Manufacturers are on a mission to produce desperately needed medical ventilators for the coronavirus pandemic, even if it means converting assembly lines now making auto parts.

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Canada auto factories to make coronavirus medical equipment

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday launched plans to mobilize the country's industrial sector in the fight against coronavirus, including temporarily transitioning auto parts factories to making medical equipment.

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Europe's south strains under pandemic; 10,000 die globally

Southern Europe buckled under the strain of the coronavirus pandemic Friday, with gasping patients filling sick wards in Spain and Italy and field hospitals going up in hotels and a convention center, as the global death ...

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