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4 dead on cruise ship stranded near Panama, 247 Canadians also on board.

There was no information provided on the exact cause of death. 

Trudeau says U.S. putting troops near Canadian border would be a ‘mistake’

The prime minister says when he knows more, he'll share the information with Canadians.

Dyson to produce 15,000 ventilators to help with coronavirus fight.

Of those ventilators, 10,000 have been ordered by the U.K. government.

Trudeau to take part in video conference with G20 leaders on coronavirus response.

The leaders are expected to talk about co-ordination of international efforts to contain COVID-19 and cushion the devastating blow to the world's economy.

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Most of the world doesn’t think social distancing will stop coronavirus, Ipsos poll says.

Majorities in eight countries agree that social distancing measures such as travel bans and self-isolation will not stop the viral outbreak, results show.

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Measuring success: what metrics are used in the fight to flatten the coronavirus curve?.

Social distancing, self-isolation and travel restrictions are lauded as crucial components of reducing and preventing further spread of COVID-19, but what key metrics can be measured in the fight to flatten Canada's curve?

Coronavirus cases in South Africa top 700 as country prepares for lockdown.

South Africa’s coronavirus cases jumped again to 709, the health minister said Wednesday, as the country with the most cases in Africa prepared to go into lockdown first thing Friday.

Japan’s Nikkei surges 8% as $2 trillion U.S. aid deal lifts world markets

Japan’s Nikkei 225 surged 8 per cent and other world markets also jumped Wednesday after U.S. Congress and the White House reached a deal to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19.

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

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Canada to spend millions to help world’s poor amid COVID-19 pandemic: minister.

International Development Minister Karina Gould says Canada will spend millions to help the world's most desperate people fight COVID-19 because it is in the country's long-term security interest as well as being the right thing to do.

Coronavirus: Testing backlog linked to shortage of essential chemicals.

Regions across Canada are ramping up efforts to identify people with COVID-19 but some labs are facing a backlog due to diminishing supplies of essential chemicals needed for tests.

B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

A B.C. woman is worried her father may be stranded in India after that country announced a full lockdown to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus RNA detected on cruise ship 17 days after passengers left: CDC report.

RNA from the new coronavirus was detected on surfaces aboard the Diamond Princess 17 days after passengers disembarked, a CDC report says. What does this mean? Here's what experts say.

China to end lockdown in most of Hubei as domestic coronavirus cases drop.

Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside.

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Coronavirus: Global stocks surge after U.S. Fed promises economic support

Global stock markets and U.S. futures surged Tuesday after the Federal Reserve promised support to the struggling economy as Congress delayed action on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package.

Loss of smell could be a coronavirus symptom, but some experts wary.

A sudden loss of smell is being presented as a possible new sign of the coronavirus, but one expert says the diagnosis doesn't "hinge" on the symptom.

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Harvey Weinstein tests positive for COVID-19 in prison, union official says.

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the head of the state corrections officers union.

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Iran reports 127 more COVID-19 deaths as Syrians rush to stock up on supplies.

Syrians rushed to stock up on food and fuel Monday amid fears that authorities would resort to even stricter measures after reporting the first coronavirus infection in the country, where the healthcare system has been decimated by nearly a decade...

Coronavirus: U.S. futures, Asian shares drop as COVID-19 pandemic deepens

Markets reopened after the weekend to an altered business landscape as lockdowns and closures intended to halt the spread of the new coronavirus expanded to include many cities around the world and the number of people infected surged past 300,000.

Coronavirus: U.S., Europe hunt for medical supplies as COVID-19 spreads

The hunt for ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe on Monday, as new coronavirus infections soared and political paralysis stalled efforts for a quick aid package from Congress.

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Emirates to cut passenger flights to 13 destinations over COVID-19.

Long-haul carrier Emirates said Sunday it has dramatically cut its passenger flight destinations from 145 locations to just 13 countries over the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains.

At least 341 people have been infected in India by the new coronavirus, including the first case in the largely impoverished eastern state of Bihar, according to health officials.

Scheer says opposition must take different approach in coronavirus fight.

The unprecedented nature of the economic and health crisis created by COVID-19 means the Conservatives are finessing their approach to their role as the Official Opposition, says leader Andrew Scheer.

Coronavirus: Iran’s COVID-19 death toll rises by 129, bringing total to 1,685.

Iran says the new coronavirus has killed another 129 people, raising the death toll to 1,685 amid 21,638 confirmed cases.

Medical supplies dwindle as COVID-19 continues to spread around the world.

The coronavirus pandemic advanced Sunday after the U.S. and Europe reported soaring new cases, prompting a scramble in some regions to set up additional hospital beds and replenish much-needed medical supplies.

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