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Trump tests for coronavirus as risk of exposure becomes clearer

NEW YORK — U.S. President Donald Trump has been tested for the new coronavirus, amid growing concerns that he had been in contact with individuals who have tested positive for the virus. Trump told reporters Saturday that he took a test for the virus on Friday night and that he expects the results in “a …

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Football: Hostile response after Aulas urges scrubbing France’s Ligue 1 season

PARIS: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas on Saturday (Mar 14) repeated his belief that the French football season should be scrubbed out because of coronavirus, a position critics implied was self-serving. “The most logical thing would be to say: we’ll cancel everything and go back to the situation at the start of the season,” Aulas told French …

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Myanmar Steps up Efforts to Calm Fears Over Coronavirus Amid Rumors, Panic Buying

The Myanmar government on Friday reassured citizens that food supplies are adequate and urged people not to panic over the coronavirus pandemic, amid rumors about the spread of highly contagious virus in the country, which has yet to see any confirmed cases. The Myanmar President’s Office ordered all state and regional governments to cancel all …

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List of Govt Allotted Hospitals for Coronavirus Test

Pakistan’s government has announced the list of hospitals where you can go for coronavirus tests. The Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), while the number of patients infected in Pakistan has reached 29. In this case, according to government orders, if you suspect that you are having symptoms of …

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Asians in US torn between safety and stigma over face masks

NEW YORK/PALO ALTO, U.S. — Krystal Ji, a China-born lawyer working in San Francisco’s busy Financial District, believes that wearing face masks reduces her risk of contracting the new coronavirus. But a seemingly minor incident last week convinced the 26-year-old to ditch them. Ji was waiting for the elevator in her company’s lobby, wearing a …

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New Zealand says all entering country must self-isolate to contain COVID-19

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday (Mar 14) that everyone entering the country from midnight Sunday must self isolate for 14 days in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. People from small South Pacific island countries, which currently have no reported cases, will be exempted, Ardern said in …

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China’s Coronavirus Spin – The Diplomat

Advertisement The first months of 2020 have come with exceptional volatility, not least due to the global spread of COVID-19. The disease, caused by a novel coronavirus which first broke out in China’s central city of Wuhan, has infected people in more than 100 countries and killed more than 4,000 people. The World Health Organization …

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International Players are Quitting PSL & Flying Back to Home

Due to the Coronavirus delayed flight operations and closure of borders of different countries, the return of foreign players participating in the Pakistan Super League has begun. Some players from England and the West Indies depart from the first available flight. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday formally contacted the owners of all the …

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