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Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll rises- BBC News

China has “removed” several senior officials over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak – as the death toll rises. Some 242 deaths from the new coronavirus were recorded in the Chinese province of Hubei on Wednesday, the deadliest day of the outbreak. There was also a huge increase in the number of cases, with 14,840 people diagnosed with Covid-19. Hubei has started using a broader definition to diagnose people, which accounts for most of the rise in […]

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Fauci calls for U.S. to 'hunker down' on coronavirus as state officials say they're 'on our own'

State and local officials on March 15 criticized the Trump administration’s slow response to the coronavirus as the outbreak continued to spread nationwide. Read more: Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: Follow us: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:

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Avoid international travel to stop spread of COVID-19, officials say | Special coverage

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is speaking to Canadians about the spread of COVID-19. Earlier today he warned Canadians against international travel and is considering tightening the border to some international travellers. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find CBC News on Facebook: Follow CBC News on Twitter: For breaking news on Twitter: Follow CBC News on Instagram: Download […]

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Coronavirus outbreak: B.C. health officials confirm 7 new cases of COVID-19

British Columbia’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced seven new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 46. Among the new cases is the first reported on Vancouver Island, which Henry said is one of three cases linked to travel to Egypt. Henry said health officials have also identified two new cases of community transmission through B.C.’s influenza surveillance testing. For more info, please go to […]

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