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US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

The United States' caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections, as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers received food rations after ...

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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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More Americans recognizing importance of COVID-19 safety measures

(HealthDay)—Americans' understanding of safety measures to protect themselves from COVID-19 is increasing, according to an ongoing survey conducted by researchers at the Center for Economic and Social Research at the University ...

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Thai monks make virus masks from recycled plastic

A Buddhist monk scrawls a prayer on an orange face mask beseeching "an end to the suffering" caused by the deadly coronavirus—a finishing touch to the facial covering weaved out of recycled plastic at one Thai temple.

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Thailand virus cases rocket to 600 as crisis fears grow

Thailand's confirmed coronavirus cases rose by a third to nearly 600, the kingdom announced Sunday, as fears of a full-blown crisis take hold in a country largely spared until now.

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