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Coronavirus live updates: Possible community spread in US, Japan to close all schools

People are wearing masks at Myeongdong on February 20, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Jong-Hyun Kim |Anadolu Agency | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 81,400 Total deaths: At least 2,770 9:11 am: PayPal warns coronavirus will… Read More »

Trump says coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. response

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained “very low,” and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis. At a White House briefing, Trump defended his administration’s handling of the crisis and said health experts were… Read More »

Coronavirus latest: Home testing to be introduced as Matt Hancock expects more cases in UK

Coronavirus cases are rising every day, but health bodies around the world have been working tirelessly to do what they can to keep the virus contained. On the 23rd of February, 115 people left supported isolation Kents Hill Park near Milton Keynes after all testing negative for COVID-19. On Saturday, 32 people from the Diamond… Read More »

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

Read live updates on the coronavirus outbreak here. At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a… Read More »