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China frustrated WHO by delaying coronavirus info, despite public praise: sources.

Despite the plaudits from the World Health Organization, China sat on releasing the genetic map, or genome, of the virus for more than a week after three different government labs had fully decoded the information.

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No evidence of coronavirus becoming less severe: WHO, experts say.

The comments came after Professor Alberto Zangrillo, head of intensive care at Italy's San Raffaele Hospital in Lombardy told state television that the new coronavirus "clinically no longer exists."

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Officials worry George Floyd protests could cause new coronavirus outbreaks.

Health experts fear that silent carriers of the virus who have no symptoms could unwittingly infect others at gatherings with people packed cheek to jowl and cheering and jeering, many without masks.

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Coronavirus: Trump’s WHO funding cut draws criticism as COVID-19 spreads.

Trump on Friday charged that the WHO didn't respond adequately to the coroanvirus pandemic, accusing the U.N. agency of being under China's ``total 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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Europe fraying under economic strain from COVID-19 as cases rise in Africa, France.

Strong safety-net programs in many European countries are underwriting the wages of millions of workers and keeping them on the payroll instead of adding them to the ranks of the unemployed. But the limits are starting to show.

COMMENTARY: Steep costs of pandemic will cut foreign aid funding when it’s needed most.

With the richest countries facing mounting bills in the pandemic, it is hard to see how they can answer any call to help poorer nations, Matthew Fisher says.

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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.

At least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America due to coronavirus: UN.

Whereas 3.4 million experienced severe food insecurity in 2019, that number could more than quadruple this year in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions.

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Venezuela could soon be swallowed in South America’s coronavirus wave, experts warn.

The country appears to have seen a slow spread of the virus compared to its neighbours, but expert are worried by the rising number of daily infections.

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Coronavirus: NHL to abandon regular season, go to new playoff format if play resumes.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the decision is not a guarantee that games are coming back.

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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WHO warns 1st wave of coronavirus pandemic not over a countries begin to reopen.

``Right now, we're not in the second wave. We're right in the middle of the first wave globally,'' said Dr. Mike Ryan, a World Health Organization executive director.

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Italy’s nursing homes struggle to survive after thousands died from coronavirus.

With costs escalating because of the pandemic, care home operators say many may not survive without government help.

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Coronavirus: U.S. travel ban on Brazil to start Tuesday, 2 days earlier than announced

In its original announcement on Sunday, it said the restrictions would come into force on May 28.

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Coronavirus: Large Memorial Day crowds trigger warnings in the U.

Big crowds turned out for the Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. amid warnings from authorities about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

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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.

Wuhan lab head says claims coronavirus leaked from facility are ‘pure fabrication’.

Claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in the central Chinese city are a ``pure fabrication,'' the institute's director said.

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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: Spain to reopen borders to tourists in July.

Spain will reopen its borders to tourists in July and its top soccer division will kick off again in June, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, as one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns starts to ease.

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Coronavirus: Spain to reopen borders to tourists in July.

Spain will reopen its borders to tourists in July and its top soccer division will kick off again in June, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, as one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns starts to ease.

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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U.S. accuses Beijing of not allowing Delta, United to fly passengers to China

In an order posted online, the U.S. Transportation Department noted Delta Air Lines and United Airlines want to resume flights to China in June, even as Chinese carriers have continued U.S. flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hertz files for bankruptcy as car rentals disappear amid coronavirus pandemic.

Hertz and its subsidiaries will continue to operate, according to a release from the company.

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