Thursday, April 2, 2020

Africa faces an ‘existential threat’ as virus cases spread

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CARA ANNA Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some African countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, health officials projected...

Virus data: What’s known and not known about China’s numbers

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KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Every few days brings another grim milestone in the coronavirus outbreak. First Italy and Spain surpassed China in...

Moscow goes into lockdown, rest of Russia braces for same

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian capital, Moscow, on Monday woke up to a lockdown obliging most of its 13 million residents...

Time to ‘revenge shop’: China’s virus hot spot reopens

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NG HAN GUAN and JOE McDONALD Associated Press WUHAN, China (AP) — The city at the center of China's virus outbreak was reopening for business...

In Zimbabwe, ‘you win coronavirus or you win starvation’

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FARAI MUTSAKA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — "We are already ruined. What more harm can coronavirus do?" Irene Kampira asked as she sorted secondhand...

Spain’s hospitals at breaking point, US cities brace

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ARITZ PARRA and DAVID RISING Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Bells tolled in Madrid's deserted central square and flags were lowered in a day of...

Canadian PM’s wife has recovered from coronavirus illness

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ROB GILLIES Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife said Saturday that she has recovered from being ill from COVID-19 disease...

North Korea test fires missiles amid worries about outbreak

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HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea and Japan...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gamble

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DAVID BILLER Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America's largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked...

U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 620,000 globally

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KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — As confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States led the world — with more than...