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Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K DeathsThe US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious disease expert said, "We're going to have millions of cases," the Hill reports. Fauci, a member of the president's coronavirus task force,...
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Rev. Peter Gower celebrates Mass from the front door of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church as worshippers listen over the radio from their cars in the parking lot, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Johnston, R.I. Gower started the Mass for those to attend from their cars last week as gatherings became restricted due to the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Specter of 100K-plus virus deaths as Trump seeks reopeningAs the White House looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., the government's foremost infection disease expert has a sober prognosis
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Maine Mob Fells Tree to Force Quarantine: CopsA group of armed Maine vigilantes is apparently here to help a couple of out-of-towners make the decision to self-quarantine: As the Portland Press Herald reports, several armed men cut down a tree on Friday on the island of Vinalhaven and dragged it across the driveway of the rental home...
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File---In this file picture taken April 24, 2019 Thomas Schäfer (CDU), Minister of Finance of Hesse, comments on the status of the evaluation of the "Panama Papers" at a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany.  (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP, file)
Death of German finance official linked to virus crisisThe state finance minister of Germany’s Hesse region, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead
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Canada's First Lady Has RecoveredMore than two weeks after being diagnosed with the coronavirus , Canada's first lady, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, says she's got a clean bill of health. "I wanted to give you all an update: I am feeling so much better and have received the all clear from my physician and Ottawa Public...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo, medical personnel are silhouetted against the back of a tent before the start of coronavirus testing in the parking lot outside of Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. As cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it’s becoming more clear that how healthy you were before the pandemic began plays a key role in how you fare regardless of how old you are. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus diseaseOlder people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they're far from the only ones vulnerable
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A Somali paramedic trains people to use corona kits during awareness training in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, March, 19, 2020. The Somali government has announced the closure schools universities and a ban or large gathering and events for two weeks effective. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough and the vast majority recover in 2-6 weeks but for some especially older adults and the people with existing health issues, the virus that causes COVID-19 can result in more severe illness, including pneumonia.(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
In Somalia, coronavirus goes from fairy tale to nightmareNearly three decades of conflict, extremist attacks, drought, disease and even a devastating new outbreak of locusts have strained Somalia
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Coptic orthodox priests hold a mass outside closed Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Christians believe Jesus Christ was buried, in Jerusalem, Saturday, March 28, 2020, as Israel tightens measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Iran defends virus response as Syria reports first deathIran's president has lashed out at criticism of authorities' lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East
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FILE - People walk down a quiet cobbled street in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The streets of Stockholm are quiet but not deserted. People still sit at outdoor cafes in the center of Sweden's capital. Vendors still sell flowers. Teenagers still chat in groups in parks. Some still greet each other with hugs and handshakes. After a long, dark Scandinavian winter, the coronavirus pandemic is not keeping Swedes at home even while citizens in many parts of the world are sheltering in place and won't find shops or restaurants open on the few occasions they are permitted to venture out. (AP Photo/David Keyton, File)
Off to the cafe: Sweden is outlier in virus restrictionsThe coronavirus is not keeping people in Sweden at home even while citizens in many parts of the world are sheltering in place
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File-Picture taken Nov.6, 2019 shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel attending the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's Merkel shines in virus crisis even as power wanesChancellor Angela Merkel has run Germany for more than 14 years and has over a decade's experience of managing crises
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A woman prays at the Santa Maria ai Monti church, in Rome Sunday, March 29, 2020. The Vatican has told Catholic Churches around the world to move indoors the traditional outdoor Palm Sunday procession and service which re-enacts Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem in the latest revision to Easter-time rituals given the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)
The Latest: Italy's virus cases showing signs of narrowingThe number of coronavirus cases in Italy showed signs of narrowing again, with officials expressing cautious optimism that the most severe shutdown in the industrialized west is showing results
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People wearing masks stand in a queue to receive food being distributed during lockdown in Mumbai, India, Sunday, March 29, 2020. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but "needed to win" the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Up to 200K deaths foreseen in US as Spain, Italy demand helpThe U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert says the country could see 100,000 to 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus and millions of infections
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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