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Coronavirus: Oil prices surge on hopes of a price war truce

Image copyright EPA Global oil prices have surged after Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to end a feud that has driven oil prices to 18-year lows. The US president tweeted “I expect & hope” the two countries would agree to cut supply by 10 million barrels “and maybe substantially more”. His […]

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Spain unveils aid package for people and businesses hit by coronavirus crisis

The Spanish government approved a €700 million aid package of economic and social measures to assist those affected by the almost total shutdown of the economy amid the coronavirus crisis.  The new measures include the suspension of evictions of vulnerable households for six months. The measure is set to cover people who are unable to meet […]

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Coronavirus live news: US deaths could reach 240,000 as UN says world faces worst crisis since WW2 | World news

Fact check: “Nobody knew” “Nobody knew how contagious this was,” Trump said. “I don’t think any doctor new it at the time. People have not seen anything like this.” In fact, as the disease spread through China, public health experts were warning for weeks that the coronavirus threat could grow into a pandemic. Moreover, epidemiologists […]

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revealed Tuesday he tested positive for coronavirus. Although the TV news personality said he has felt fever, chills and shortness of breath, he still plans do his prime-time show from his basement, where he has self-quarantined. “I just found out that I am positive […]

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Coronavirus: Why are loss of smell and taste reportedly symptoms of Covid-19?

Throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic, discussions have taken place surrounding the possibility that the virus can be spread by people who are asymptomatic.​ Though the two primary symptoms of Covid-19 have been widely cited as a high temperature and a new, continuous cough, health officials have recently stated that loss of smell and taste […]

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Deliveroo gives 500,000 free meals to NHS workers fighting coronavirus

Deliveroo drivers will take free food to hospitals (Picture: Getty) Deliveroo is delivering 500,000 free meals to NHS workers to thank them for their hard work during the coronavirus crisis. The delivery platform has teamed up with restaurants to offer free food for frontline workers. They’ve asking restaurants to give free foods, which they will […]

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Coronavirus: Things will get worse, PM warns in letter to Britons

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The prime minister chaired Saturday morning’s Covid-19 meeting via video-link The prime minister has warned the coronavirus crisis “will get worse before it gets better”, in a letter being sent to every UK household. Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, says stricter restrictions could be […]

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Show your thanks for the NHS by printing off and colouring in this heart poster for your window

After that big NHS clap, show your thanks (and relax)… by printing off and colouring in this heart poster for your window By Millie Marotta For The Daily Mail Published: 19:52 EDT, 27 March 2020 | Updated: 05:17 EDT, 28 March 2020 Never before has it been so startlingly obvious how much hospital staff care […]

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UK coronavirus news LIVE: Covid-19 rate of infection ‘doubling every three to four days’, Michael Gove says as he stands in for Boris Johnson at daily briefing

The latest headlines in your inbox The rate of infection of coronavirus in the UK is doubling every three to four days and the country must stay indoors to stop the spread, Michael Gove has said. Mr Gove confirmed the stark increase in cases as he stood in for Boris Johnson at the Government’s daily […]

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2 residents at Westside home for people with dementia have the coronavirus

Two residents and an employee of a Westside luxury home for dementia patients have tested positive for the coronavirus. A man who moved into the facility, Silverado Beverly Place, last week developed symptoms shortly after his arrival and was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center by ambulance, according to emails reviewed by The Times and […]

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