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China’s coronavirus cases are going down as most new infections appeared imported.

Saturday's sole case of domestically transmitted coronavirus was recorded in Henan province, bordering Hubei.

Following travel uncertainty and the risk of contracting COVID-19, Edmonton couple is finally home and in self-isolation.

An Edmonton couple is home and in self-isolation after facing several challenges in trying to fly out of Mexico.

Boris Johnson writes letters to U.K. households while home sick with coronavirus

Johnson, who has described his symptoms as mild, is leading the government's response to the crisis, chairing meetings by video conference.

Coronavirus: Vancouver students relieved to catch flight out of locked-down Peru.

A Chilliwack couple that missed previous flights out of the locked-down country were also on the final flight back to Vancouver.

Canada may face legal trouble for turning away asylum seekers coming from U.

Last week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that anyone crossing into the country at the Canada-U.S. border on foot to claim asylum will be turned away -- one measure included in the temporary border deal to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro calls coronavirus ‘a little flu,’ claims strong measures unnecessary.

On Thursday, Bolsonaro told reporters in the capital, Brasilia, that he feels Brazilians' natural immunity will protect the nation.

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France faces tough weeks ahead in its fight against the coronavirus, PM warns.

The outbreak initially took hold in eastern France, where hospitals have become overwhelmed, and has been spreading west.

Canada ‘very concerned’ with OPEC’s decisions amid coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government remains focused on helping Canadians who are 'hardest hit' economically by COVID-19.

Federal government trying to bring 248 Canadians home from coronavirus-infected cruise.

The federal government is working with the Panamanian government and Holland America, which operates the Zaandam, in an effort to get 248 Canadians home.

What’s essential in the age of coronavirus depends on which country you live in: experts.

Whether it is in Asia, Europe, Africa or the United States, there's general agreement: Health care workers, law enforcement, utility workers, food production and communications are generally exempt from lockdowns.

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Experts weigh the pros and cons of food pickup, delivery amid coronavirus.

While the chances of transmission via food courier are quite low, experts say taking a number of precautionary steps can help minimize risk and put the mind at ease.

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China to donate medical supplies to Canada amid coronavirus pandemic, Embassy says.

China has donated medical supplies to help Canada fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a tweet from the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa.

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Trudeau to provide update on Canada’s response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to offer an update on Canada's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Growing surge of misinformation about COVID-19 is new enemy, UN chief says.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is not only fighting the ``common enemy'' of the coronavirus ``but our enemy is also the growing surge of misinformation'' about COVID-19 disease.

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Coronavirus: China sends medical supplies, personnel to Pakistan.

China has sent a plane loaded with medical personnel and supplies to aid Pakistan in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus in one of the world's most populous nations, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Saturday.

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Coronavirus measures spark violence in parts of Africa.

Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, officers were captured in mobile phone footage whacking people with batons.

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Coronavirus: Here’s a look at COVID-19 research around the world.

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a summary of some recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies:

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Coronavirus infections top 600,000 as countries brace for long fight.

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic.

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With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures.

As India and other South Asian nations work to stop the spread of the virus, they face another battle: reams of misinformation.

Test that can detect coronavirus in minutes gets U.S. approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted the approval under its Emergency Use Authorization.

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Trump tells Pence to not call states critical of federal COVID-19 response.

``If they don't treat you right, I don't call,'' Trump said.

Brazil leader wants to end social distancing even as cases soar past 3,400.

Ignoring the pleas of public health experts, President Jair Bolsonaro said he wants to keep the economy running, scoffing at the "hysteria" surrounding a virus he calls "a little flu."

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Nursing homes screening for coronavirus can’t rely only on symptoms: investigation.

Residents without symptoms could have the virus, so it won't work to simply separate those with symptoms from others.

Edmonton-area couple among Canadians stranded in South Africa amid lockdown.

A Sherwood Park couple is stranded in South Africa amid a nationwide lockdown. They are calling on the Canadian government for help getting home.

WHO: Countries will have to ‘live with’ coronavirus until vaccines emerge.

For weeks, WHO officials spoke during daily briefings in Geneva of a ``window of opportunity'' to try to contain the spread of the virus. But lately there have been indications that the containment window has closed.

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