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Trump directs halt to payments to WHO during virus pandemic

President Donald Trump said this week he was cutting off U.S. payments to the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic, accusing the organization of failing to do enough to stop the virus from spreading when it first surfaced in ...

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WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic and urged aggressive action from all countries to fight it, as U.S. stocks plunged into bear market territory and several American cities joined global counterparts in banning large gatherings. By using ...

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Missouri virus case shows 1 exposure can mean major response

The 20-something college student didn’t know she had the new coronavirus as she flew home from a study abroad program in Italy, landing at one of the nation’s busiest airports. She took a train to a St. Louis station shared ...

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In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

Coronavirus Outbreak Testing

Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors’ early calls to do so. The questions are global: ...

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In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

Coronavirus Outbreak Testing

Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors’ early calls to do so. The questions are global: ...

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AP Interview: UN chief says new virus poses ‘enormous’ risks

The U.N. secretary general said the virus outbreak that began in China poses “a very dangerous situation” for the world, but “is not out of control.” Speaking in an interview with The Associated Press, Antonio Guterres said that “the risks ...

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AP Interview: UN chief says new virus poses ‘enormous’ risks

The U.N. secretary general said the virus outbreak that began in China poses “a very dangerous situation” for the world, but “is not out of control.” Speaking in an interview with The Associated Press, Antonio Guterres said that “the risks ...

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