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U.S. virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home

Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center of an outbreak of the new coronavirus as the U.S. death toll climbed to 11, including the first fatality outside Washington state. Officials in California’s Placer County, ...

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Virus hammers business travel as wary companies nix trips

Amazon and other big companies are trying to keep their employees healthy by banning business trips, but they’ve dealt a gut punch to a travel industry already reeling from the virus outbreak. The Seattle-based online retail giant has told its ...

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China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

Factories that make the world’s smartphones, toys and other goods are struggling to reopen after a virus outbreak idled China’s economy. But even with the ruling Communist Party promising help, companies and economists say it may be months before production ...

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China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

Factories that make the world’s smartphones, toys and other goods are struggling to reopen after a virus outbreak idled China’s economy. But even with the ruling Communist Party promising help, companies and economists say it may be months before production ...

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Trump says coronavirus ‘very well under control’ in US

President Donald Trump sought this week to minimize fears about coronavirus spreading rampantly throughout the U.S., saying the situation is “very well under control in our country.” At the same time, the Trump administration has asked Congress for an additional ...

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Trump says coronavirus ‘very well under control’ in US

President Donald Trump sought this week to minimize fears about coronavirus spreading rampantly throughout the U.S., saying the situation is “very well under control in our country.” At the same time, the Trump administration has asked Congress for an additional ...

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Unknowns of the new virus make global quarantines a struggle

Health authorities are scrambling to halt the spread of a new virus that has killed hundreds in China, restricting visitors from the country and confining thousands on cruise ships for extensive screening after some passengers tested positive. But with important ...

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Fed chair sees China virus as possible risk to world economy

Just as the outlook for the global economy had been brightening in recent months, a new threat has suddenly emerged in the form of the viral outbreak in China. That was the cautionary message that Chairman Jerome Powell delivered this ...

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