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At least 136 people have died of COVID-19 in the Philippines. At least 14 of them, likely more, were doctors.
April 3, 2020
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Simply talking could produce tiny particles of mucus and saliva that might carry the coronavirus, experts say. How much these airborne particles matter for the spread of this disease is controversial.
April 3, 2020
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"I feel violated," Jason Hargrove said, in a widely shared video complaining of selfish behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly two weeks later, the Detroit driver is dead of the disease.
April 3, 2020
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Phil Murphy says he asked for 2,500, but has so far received only 850. And of those, some "were not at the level they needed to be."
April 3, 2020
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One big commercial testing lab revealed a backlog of at least 115,000 tests, illustrating the scope of the coronavirus testing problems.
April 3, 2020
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A cough on his couch led comedian Dana Jay Bein to write the parody song "Coronavirus Rhapsody." Then he tweeted it — and the Internet took it from there.
April 3, 2020
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Despite the increase, Spain's figures suggest the rate of new infections has begun to slow, according to a spokeswoman for the government's health emergency center.
April 3, 2020
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"Please don't give up on us," the president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association said in a YouTube plea addressed to global buyers. "Kindly do not let go of our hands."
April 3, 2020
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The epicenter of the country's outbreak is the port city of Guayaquil, where cadavers are lying in the streets and in homes.
April 3, 2020
Many food banks and homeless shelters depend on volunteers. But fewer are showing up at a time when the need for these services is skyrocketing.
April 3, 2020
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The soulful artist behind a number of 1970s hits died Monday of heart disease. He created all of his hits in a 14-year recording career before walking away from the music business.
April 3, 2020
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The state had 562 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours. In a bit of "good news," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said 1,452 coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals in the past day.
April 3, 2020
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The rules unveiled this week allow men and women to leave their homes only on separate days of the week. "We have to get fewer people on the streets every day," said Peru's president, Martín Vizcarra.
April 3, 2020
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The federal relief package won't benefit some taxpaying undocumented people, such as nannies who care for children, the home aides who care for the elderly and the mostly women who clean homes.
April 3, 2020
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The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake.
April 3, 2020

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