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U.S. buys up worldwide stock of remdesivir, drug seen as potential COVID-19 treatment

The Department of Health and Human Services has secured more than 500,000 treatment courses of the drug from its sole manufacturer Gilead for American hospitals through September.

Opening middle seats on airplanes amid coronavirus pandemic risky, experts say.

As of July 1, both Air Canada and WestJet will begin selling middle seats again.

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Air Canada has more refund complaints in U.S. than any other foreign airline

Air Canada has more customer complaints about refunds to the U.S. Department of Transportation than any non-U.S. airline.

South Korea has entered its 2nd wave of coronavirus.

Jeong Eun-kyeong, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director, said during a regular briefing the new wave stemmed from a visit to a nightclub during a holiday weekend in early May.

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Asylum seekers continue crossing into Canada despite coronavirus border shutdown.

New statistics show 21 people were apprehended by the RCMP crossing into Canada from the U.S. in May, despite the shutdown of the border.

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Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases — and ‘we’re not out of the woods yet’.

'The next six months are going to be really difficult,' one expert warns, as Canada reaches 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus.

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Officials close Beijing market, lock down area after new COVID-19 outbreak.

The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighbourhood locked down Saturday after more than 50 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the Chinese capital.

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China dismisses claim that COVID-19 started spreading in Wuhan last August.

The Harvard research, which has not been peer-reviewed by other scientists, used satellite imagery of hospital parking lots in Wuhan.

Coronavirus: Feds to spend $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services

Canada is dedicating $8.9 million in new international aid to ensure women and girls around the world have safe access to abortion and reproductive health services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus deaths top 400,000 worldwide

Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, whose aggregated tally has become the main worldwide reference for monitoring the disease.

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No yelling, wear a mask: How George Floyd protests can be safe amid COVID-19.

As the George Floyd protests continue, health experts share advice on how to stay safe while demonstrating amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Trudeau to make case for co-ordinated world recovery plan.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world's poorest countries.

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Officials worry U.S. protests, South America’s reopening could spread COVID-19

South American countries at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic are choosing to reopen even as case numbers rise, ignoring the example set by Europe in which nations waited for the worst to pass.

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Canadian health officials urge George Floyd protesters to stay safe amid COVID-19.

Canadian health officials are not suggesting people avoid protests, but they are stressing the importance of hand sanitizer and masks.

George Floyd protests spark COVID-19 fears in U.S., South Korea sees rise in cases

Protests around the U.S. against police brutality have sparked fears of a further spread of the coronavirus, while South Korea is reporting a steady rise in cases around the capital after appearing to bring the outbreak under control.

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Coronavirus: Feds exploring how to reunite families separated by Canada-U.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said some premiers support the idea but others are concerned about the potential risk of COVID-19 cases being imported into their provinces.

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U.S. weekly jobless claims stay above 2 million despite reopenings

Analysts are watching the jobless claims data for signs of how fast — or slow — the recovery will be.

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Canada to co-host virtual UN conference on coronavirus amid bid for Security Council seat.

The conference will raise Canada's profile as it competes for a seat on UN Security Council next month against Norway and Ireland.

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U.S. to ban travellers from world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot Brazil

President Donald Trump had already banned travel from the United Kingdom, Europe and China. He said last week that he was considering similar restrictions for Brazil.

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Coronavirus: The United Kingdom unites in the face of illness, death and economic collapse.

In the face of an unprecedented threat to public health, people in the U.K. are worried but they are finding reasons to be optimistic.

Coronavirus: NBA in talks with Disney to resume season at site in Florida.

An NBA spokesman said the conversations were still ``exploratory,'' and that the Disney site would be used for practices and housing as well.

Coronavirus: China reports zero cases as virus surges in India, Latin America.

In countries with weak health care systems, impoverished populations and not enough clean water, fighting the virus is increasingly difficult.

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Latin America sees surge of coronavirus cases, deaths.

The region's two largest nations -- Mexico and Brazil -- reported record counts of new cases and deaths almost daily this week, fuelling criticism of their presidents, who have slow-walked shutdowns in attempts to limit economic damage.

Brazil sees record daily death toll; poised to become world’s No.

Brazil passed 20,000 deaths on Thursday and has 310,087 confirmed cases, up over 18,500 in a single day, according to Health Ministry data.

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Canada, U.S. business group urges cross-border teamwork on post-coronavirus response

The Canadian American Business Council has launched a new online campaign to convince states, provinces and federal officials in Canada and the U.S. to team up post-pandemic.

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