Health

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 11:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 1:30 a.m. The White House says it’s considering providing federal support for certain industries hardest hit by the coronavirus. Larry Kudlow, director of the president’s National Economic Council, tells...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 11:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 1:15 a.m. At the White House, President Donald Trump has signed a $8.3 billion bill to fight the coronavirus that has rocked financial markets, interrupted travel and killed nearly 3,400 people worldwide. Trump's...
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European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton, second right, speaks with European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic, left, and European Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides, second left, during an extraordinary meeting of EU health ministers in Brussels to discuss the Covid-19 virus outbreak, Friday, March 6, 2020. Fearing a possible shortage in medicine and protective masks, health ministers from the European Union are trying to boost their collective response to the novel coronavirus outbreak during an emergency meeting. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 06, 2020 - 11:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Fearing a possible shortage in masks and protective equipment to fight the new coronavirus, top European Union officials are urging members to put solidarity above national interests as the virus spreads quickly across the continent. Speaking Friday after an urgent meeting in...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trip to the Centers for Disease Control, which was scuttled Friday because of unfounded fears that someone there had contracted the coronavirus, was back on, giving the president another chance to calm growing alarm about the spread of the virus in America...
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CORRECTS COAST GUARD TO NATIONAL GUARD-In this photo provided by Michele Smith, a cruise ship worker cleans a railing on the Grand Princess Thursday, March 5, 2020, off the California coast. Scrambling to keep the coronavirus at bay, officials ordered a cruise ship with about 3,500 people aboard to stay back from the California coast Thursday until passengers and crew can be tested, after a traveler from its previous voyage died of the disease and at least two others became infected. A National Guard helicopter lowered test kits onto the 951-foot (290-meter) Grand Princess by rope as the vessel lay at anchor off Northern California, and authorities said the results would be available on Friday. Princess Cruise Lines said fewer than 100 people aboard had been identified for testing. (Michele Smith via AP)
March 06, 2020 - 10:56 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Passengers on a cruise ship off the California coast were instructed to stay in their cabins as they awaited test results Friday that could show whether the coronavirus is circulating among the more than 3,500 people aboard. A military helicopter crew lowered test kits onto the...
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CORRECTS COAST GUARD TO NATIONAL GUARD-In this photo provided by Michele Smith, a cruise ship worker cleans a railing on the Grand Princess Thursday, March 5, 2020, off the California coast. Scrambling to keep the coronavirus at bay, officials ordered a cruise ship with about 3,500 people aboard to stay back from the California coast Thursday until passengers and crew can be tested, after a traveler from its previous voyage died of the disease and at least two others became infected. A National Guard helicopter lowered test kits onto the 951-foot (290-meter) Grand Princess by rope as the vessel lay at anchor off Northern California, and authorities said the results would be available on Friday. Princess Cruise Lines said fewer than 100 people aboard had been identified for testing. (Michele Smith via AP)
March 06, 2020 - 10:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Passengers on a cruise ship off the California coast were instructed to stay in their cabins as they awaited test results Friday that could show whether the coronavirus is circulating among the more than 3,500 people aboard. A military helicopter crew lowered test kits onto the...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks as he eats with ederly people during a visit to an EHPAD (Housing Establishment for Dependant Elderly People), amid fear of COVID-19, the novel coronavius, in Paris France, Friday, March 6, 2020. Health ministers from the European Union are holding an emergency meeting in Brussels to try to boost their collective response to the novel coronavirus. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
March 06, 2020 - 10:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Saturday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it looks like the U.K. will face a “substantial period of disruption” from the new coronavirus outbreak and the government plans to put aid for affected...
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A firefighter disinfects a traditional shopping center to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in northern Tehran, Iran, Friday, March, 6, 2020. A Health Ministry spokesman warned authorities could use unspecified “force” to halt travel between major cities. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
March 06, 2020 - 9:24 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Crossing more borders, the new coronavirus hit a milestone Friday, infecting more than 100,000 people worldwide as it wove itself deeper into the daily lives of millions, infecting the powerful, the unprotected poor and the vast masses in between. The virus, which has killed nearly 3...
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President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence, speaks during a coronavirus briefing with Airline CEOs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 06, 2020 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 12 people in the U.S. and infected more than 200. The legislation provides federal public health agencies with money for vaccines, tests and potential treatments...
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Indian nursing students wearing masks walk in a group at government run Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, India, Friday, March 6, 2020. For weeks India watched as COVID-19 spread in neighboring China and other countries as its own caseload remained static. But with the virus now spreading communally in the country of 1.4 billion and 31 confirmed cases, authorities are scrambling to ready a beleaguered and vastly unequal medical system for a potential surge of patients. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
March 06, 2020 - 8:29 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is bracing for a potential explosion of coronavirus cases as authorities rush to trace, test and quarantine contacts of 31 people confirmed to have the disease. It is screening international travelers at 30 airports and has already tested more than 3,500 samples. The Indian...
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