Public health

A tourist wearing a protective mask as a worker sprays disinfectant at Temple of Dawn in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 12, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
March 12, 2020 - 11:34 am
The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic: The Philippine president has suspended domestic travel to and from the Manila area for a month and authorized sweeping quarantines in the region to fight the new coronavirus. President Rodrigo Duterte also banned large gatherings in the capital,...
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Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) guards against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, March 9, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 12, 2020 - 11:25 am
It started as a joke: Before leaving a post-practice interview session Rudy Gobert touched all the tape recorders that were placed before him on a table, devices that reporters who cover the Utah Jazz were using during an availability with him on Monday before a game with the Detroit Pistons. It...
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Michael Conlon, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Stocks are sharply lower after resuming trading as traders fear that not enough is being done to contain the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 12, 2020 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the action in the financial markets (all times local): 11:20 a.m. All 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down as the index slumps again a day after it closed in a bear market for the first time in more than a decade. Boeing is leading the rout. The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo the White House is seen in Washington. Congress is shutting the Capitol to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Thursday, March 12. White House tours have been temporarily suspended. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 12, 2020 - 11:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Testing the nation's political and health care systems, Washington is straining for an ample response to the coronavirus outbreak after President Donald Trump restricted air travel from Europe, Congress ran into trouble approving an aid package Thursday and the centers of power —...
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A tourist wearing a protective mask as a worker sprays disinfectant at Temple of Dawn in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 12, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
March 12, 2020 - 11:05 am
The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic: Hospitals in Italy's hard-hit Lombardy region, already overwhelmed trying to care for the increasing number of sick people in limited intensive care units, are overflowing with the dead. Lombardy's top health care official, Giulio Gallera, said at the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo the White House is seen in Washington. Congress is shutting the Capitol to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Thursday, March 12. White House tours have been temporarily suspended. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 12, 2020 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sharply restricted passenger travel from 26 European nations to the United States and trying to ease the economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic that's upending financial markets and disrupting Americans' lives. Trump, in an Oval Office address to the...
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Fiorentina's Martin Caceres, left vies for the ball with Sampdoria's Manolo Gabbiadini during a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Sampdoria at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Tano Pecoraro/Lapresse via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 10:50 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 2:50 p.m. A second player from Italy’s top soccer division has tested positive for coronavirus. Sampdoria says 28-year-old forward Manolo Gabbiadini “has a fever but he’s doing well.” The...
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The buildings of the banking district are photographed through raindrops on a window in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 12, 2020 - 10:24 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is deploying new stimulus measures to cushion the economic pain inflicted by the virus outbreak, but avoided cutting interest rates in a situation where economists say monetary policy can do little more than limit the damage. The central bank for...
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Mclaren driver Carlos Sainz of Spain pulls out of the pit lane during the Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
March 12, 2020 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 2:20 p.m. The Miami Open tennis tournament that was scheduled to start later this month has been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament had been scheduled for March...
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FILE - This Dec. 31, 2019, file photo shows a view of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington. Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
March 12, 2020 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is shutting the Capitol to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Thursday, a rare step that underscores the growing gravity with which the government is reacting to the viral outbreak. In a statement, the House and Senate...
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