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U.S. emergency medical stockpile out of protective gear?

An emergency stockpile of medical equipment maintained by the U.S. government has nearly run out of protective gear that could be useful to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to two officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland …

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Prince of Monaco recovers from COVID-19  

Prince Albert II of Monaco has successfully recovered from coronavirus after testing positive a few weeks ago and is ready to reunite with his family, the Royal Palace of Monaco said. The palace underlined that doctors who have …

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U.S. overtakes China with most coronavirus cases

The United States now has more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,900 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has overtaken China …

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White House reveals G20 summit start time

Group of Twenty (G20) leaders will begin their summit via a video linkup at 15:00 Moscow time on Thursday, the U.S. president’s press service said in Trump’s daily schedule. The event will be closed for the media and public, …

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Former Finnish president has coronavirus

Finland’s former president Martti Ahtisaari, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s office said. “The infection was confirmed on Monday, March …

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Ancient Egyptian pigment revolutionizes biomedicine

An international research team led by Dr Sebastian Kruss from the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the University of Göttingen has produced a new nanomaterial based on the Egyptian blue pigment, which is ideally suited for applications in …

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Kyiv stops  all public transportation

As part of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, public transport in Kyiv will be halted starting from March 22. "Kyiv stops passenger traffic, except for emergency workers, pharmacies and grocery stores starting from …

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 10,000

There are at least 244,517 diagnosed cases globally and at least 10,030 deaths, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Over 86,000 people with diagnosed cases have recovered. …

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U.S. Fed slashes rates to cushion coronavirus blow

The U.S. Federal Reserve and global central banks moved aggressively to buttress a world economy unraveling rapidly amid the coronavirus pandemic, with the Fed slashing interest rates to 0.25%. The Fed lowered the primary credit rate by …

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Arsenal manager tests positive for coronavirus

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League club have announced. The Gunners have closed their training ground and club staff who had recent contact with Arteta will now …

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