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Canada's army not needed right now to help combat coronavirus spread, Trudeau says

Canada is not planning for the moment to use troops to help combat a spreading coronavirus outbreak, although the option remains on the table, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Read more
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Trump brags about high TV viewership of coronavirus briefings

President Donald Trump bragged about the millions of people tuning in to view his daily press briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Twitter that his average ratings matched a season finale of “The Bachelor.” Read more
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Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. Read more
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Experts warned Trump off New York-New Jersey-Connecticut lockdown

Experts on the White House coronavirus task force persuaded President Donald Trump that a travel advisory was preferable to the strict quarantine he was considering for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of the pathogen, officials said. Read more


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Britons warned some lockdown measures could last months

Some lockdown measures to combat coronavirus in Britain could last months and only be gradually lifted, a senior medical official said as Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the situation will get worse before it gets better. Read more
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New York state coronavirus deaths increase by 237 in past day: Cuomo

The number of deaths from the coronavirus in New York state increased by 237 in the past day, reaching a total of 965 since the outbreak began, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday. Read more
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With PM Johnson ill, coronavirus strikes at heart of British politics

Hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed on Friday he had the coronavirus, his health minister said he did too, and England’s chief medical officer announced he also had symptoms. Read more
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Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 756, lifting total death toll to 10,779

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy climbed by 756 to 10,779, the Civil Protection Agency said on Sunday, the second successive fall in the daily rate. Read more


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Three months that shook global markets

How much damage has the coronavirus and the oil price collapse inflicted on global financial markets this year? Put simply, it has probably been the most destructive sell-off since the Great Depression. Read more