Special Report: How federal snafus slowed testing at a top U.S. hospital

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:51
The lab directors at the University of Virginia Medical Center felt powerless.
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Long lines and drive-through voting as Wisconsinites brave polls amid coronavirus

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:31
Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus outbreak.
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New York's Cuomo sees coronavirus plateau approaching even as daily death toll hits high

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:18
New York state, the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus, is nearing a plateau in number of patients hospitalized, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday, a hopeful sign even as deaths in his state and neighboring New Jersey hit single-day highs.
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In apparent swipe at China, Pompeo calls for transparency in coronavirus fight

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:13
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday urged all countries to be transparent and honest as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, a thinly veiled swipe at China, which reported no deaths from the illness for the first time since the outbreak began.
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Vice President Pence to brief U.S. lawmakers on coronavirus

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:13
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to brief Congress on the nation's coronavirus outbreak in conference calls on Wednesday and Thursday, his spokeswoman said.
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Factbox: U.S. hospitals differ on best use of hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:10
Major hospitals in New York, Louisiana and other areas hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak are routinely using hydroxychloroquine on patients hospitalized with COVID-19, though robust evidence on whether it works is weeks, if not months, away.Hydroxychloroquine is a treatment for malaria and autoimmune diseases in use since the 1950's. The related drug chloroquine has been in use even longer, but is considered to be less safe. The drugs can have serious side effects, including vi
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UK PM Johnson is stable, still in intensive care: Downing Street

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:06
British Prime Minister Boris Johnsons condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring, a spokesman for his office said on Tuesday.
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Wall Street gains on hopes of coronavirus slowdown

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 14:01
Wall Street rose on Tuesday on early signs of the coronavirus outbreak plateauing in some of the biggest U.S. hot spots, with the New York governor saying social distancing measures to curtail the spread of the virus were working.
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Factbox: Reaction as UK PM Johnson moved to intensive care

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 13:20
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened and he has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise, Downing Street said.
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UK's Raab says government will continue as PM moved to intensive care

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 13:20
The British government will continue to make sure Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans for defeating the coronavirus outbreak are carried out while he receives treatment in intensive care, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday.
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UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 symptoms worsened

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 13:19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was stable in intensive care on Tuesday after receiving oxygen support to help him battle COVID-19, while his foreign minister led the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.
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UK's Raab: I'm confident in arrangements PM has put in place while in hospital

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 13:12
British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday Boris Johnson had asked him to deputise for as long as necessary and he had confidence in the arrangements the prime minister had put in place.
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UK coronavirus cases not accelerating but too early to call a peak: chief science adviser

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 13:11
Britain is not seeing an acceleration in the number of cases of COVID-19 but it is too early to tell whether the coronavirus outbreak is peaking, the government's Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance said on Tuesday.
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U.S. health officials say death toll may fall short of most dire projections

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 10:02
Two senior U.S. health officials have said they now believe the coronavirus outbreak may kill fewer Americans than some recent projections, pointing to tentative signs that the death toll was starting to level off in New York and other hot spots.
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China reports no new coronavirus deaths as cases decline

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:44
Mainland China reported no coronavirus deaths for the first time since the pandemic began and a drop in new cases on Tuesday, a day before the central city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late in December, was set to lift its lockdown.
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Long lines, face masks in Wisconsin as voters head to polls despite coronavirus

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:43
Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus outbreak.
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Wall Street jumps at open on coronavirus slowdown hopes

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:41
U.S. stocks jumped at the opening bell on Tuesday, as early signs of a slowdown in coronavirus cases in U.S. hot spots raised hopes that sweeping lockdown measures were working.
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Special Report: Johnson listened to his scientists about coronavirus - but they were slow to sound the alarm

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:13
It was early spring when British scientists laid out the bald truth to their government. It was "highly likely," they said, that there was now "sustained transmission" of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom.
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UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 symptoms worsened

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:03
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was stable in intensive care on Tuesday after receiving oxygen support to help him battle COVID-19, while his foreign minister led the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.
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Ex-Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell acquitted of sex offences, leaves prison

World News - Tue, 2020-04-07 09:00
Australia's highest court acquitted former Vatican treasurer George Pell on Tuesday of sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s, freeing the 78-year-old cardinal after 404 days in jail.
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