A scientific brief from the World Health Organization says "current evidence" points to infectious respiratory droplets passed in "close contact" situations, but some say it's too soon to be sure
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Fiona is a 3-year-old, 1,300-pound hippo, and she's a growing girl. Her keeper, Jenna Wingate, is grateful to be able to work during the coronavirus crisis: "It feels good to be needed," she says.
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A new COVID-19 website and app will then offer recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on what to do next.
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The president and defense secretary said the USNS Comfort would offer its roughly 1,000 hospital beds as surge capacity for non-coronavirus sufferers in the New York region, freeing up space on land.
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The president's comments Saturday came as news to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "I don't even know what that means," Cuomo said at a briefing.
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Even many symptomatic patients and exposed health workers who are able to get a COVID-19 test must wait nearly a week to get results. Others get results in hours. Here's why it varies so much.
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The Republican from Oklahoma died Saturday after a fight with prostate cancer. During his time in Congress, Coburn earned a reputation for fighting spending, no matter whom he crossed in the process.
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As many island nations attempt to keep the coronavirus out, they also risk getting cut off from the outside world their economies depend on.
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The global pandemic hit the milestone overnight, taking a particularly heavy toll on Italy, Spain and the U.S. Its real extent is likely larger — yet still unknown as countries catch up with testing.
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In years to come, how will fiscal conservatives who voted for $2 trillion attack the cost of budget items that will now look like rounding error or "decimal dust"?"
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As coronavirus cases soar globally and medical workers face a dearth of protective gear, citizens are stepping up in unique ways to combat the health crisis.
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