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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.

U.S. House set to deliver historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief legislation

The relief can hardly come soon enough.

FBI kill man allegedly plotting bomb attack on hospital treating coronavirus patients.

A monthslong investigation determined he was a potentially violent extremist, motivated by religious, racial and anti-government beliefs, according to an FBI statement.

Hundreds die in Iran over false belief a poison can kill coronavirus.

The poisonings come as fake remedies spread across social media in Iran, where people remain deeply suspicious of the government after it downplayed the crisis for days before it overwhelmed the country.

British Prime Minster Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus.

He said he will still lead the government's response to the outbreak.

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‘Everything is so surreal’: Global coronavirus cases surge as U.

Increases in the number of cases have been expected as testing becomes more available.

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Japanese task force to put Tokyo Olympics back together after COVID-19 delay.

Their first job -- new opening and closing dates. Not much can get done until those dates are worked out by the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government and Tokyo organizers.

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Coronavirus deaths in U.S. top 1,000 as global number climbs past 20,000

Spain’s death toll has risen past 3,400, eclipsing that of China, where the virus was first detected in December, and is now second only to that of Italy, which has 7,500.

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Coronavirus: U.S. Senate trudges towards vote on $2 trillion aid package

The 883-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history, and both parties’ leaders were desperate for quick passage as the virus took lives and jobs by the hour.

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China lifts coronavirus controls in Hubei province after 2 months.

Meanwhile, residents of Wuhan, the provincial capital where the coronavirus emerged in December, are allowed out of the city but cannot leave Hubei until April 8.

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India sets 21-day ‘total lockdown’ in fight against coronavirus pandemic.

It's the most extensive stay-at-home order yet in the world's efforts against COVID-19.

Egypt imposes curfew to slow COVID-19 as virus’ arrival in Syria raises concerns.

Middle Eastern countries have reacted by either urging or ordering hundreds of millions of people to stay home. Egypt, home to over 100 million alone, became the latest on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: WHO sees rise in cyberattack attempts by hackers, official says.

Sources tell Reuters that earlier in March, elite hackers tried to hack into World Health Organization amid more than a two-fold increase in cyberattacks.

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Coronavirus: Poor Indian workers flee to villages amid strict COVID-19 measures.

About one fifth of India's 271 confirmed coronavirus cases has been reported in the western state of Maharashtra -- home to Mumbai, the country's largest city and economic powerhouse. So far, India has registered four deaths due to the virus.

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U.S. senators sold off stocks before markets hit hard by coronavirus impact

Records show that that the Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman and his wife sold between roughly $600,000 and $1.7 million in more than 30 separate transactions just before the market began to fall from coronavirus fears.

Coronavirus: U.K. calls on 65,000 retired nurses and doctors to return to work

Final year medical students and student nurses are also being offered the chance to take temporary roles to boost the NHS frontline even further.

Italian mayors concerned coronavirus death toll doesn’t tell whole story.

Provincial mayors are sounding an alarm that the virus-related toll fails to reflect a spike in deaths in the general population among those who have not been tested.

U.S.-Mexico border restrictions on the table as coronavirus spreads

Mexican said it has proposed steps to the U.S. that "won't paralyze economic activity and keep the border open to commerce and work.'' More details are expected Friday.

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Coronavirus deaths top 10,000 worldwide as lockdown measures tighten further.

Globally, governments are trying to balance the need to lock down residents with the need to keep food, medicine and other essentials flowing.

Coronavirus death toll in Italy surpasses 3,400, overtaking China’s.

Thursday's figure represented a slight improvement on the day before, when Italy recorded 475 deaths.

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Could there be a second wave of coronavirus? Experts say it’s possible but unclear.

Some experts have raised the possibility that COVID-19 could become an entrenched seasonal illness along with ordinary influenza.

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Wuhan reports no new coronavirus cases for first time as Italy sees deadly day.

Thursday was a day of contrasts on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus.

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Track, isolate, communicate: Here’s how coronavirus strategies vary worldwide.

Some strategies are proving more effective than others in containing the pandemic.

Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for coronavirus.

The Nets did not name the players Tuesday, but Durant told The Athletic he was one of them, saying: "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this.''

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