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White House expected to roll out mask guidance to combat COVID-19 spread
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The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, but top U.S. infectious disease official Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's no substitute for physical distance in mitigating the spread of COVID-19.


3M faces pressure from Trump order to stop exporting N95 masks to Canada
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Medical device manufacturer 3M says it is under pressure from the White House to stop exporting N95 masks it currently produces in the United States to other countries, including Canada.


Prince Charles opens new London hospital for coronavirus patients
Virus Outbreak Britain

Prince Charles on Friday remotely opened the new Nightingale Hospital at London's main exhibition and conference centre, a temporary facility that will soon be able to treat 4,000 people who have contracted COVID-19.


COVID-19 has upended the U.S. election campaign and could also change how Americans vote
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It may not be the leading worry for most Americans right now, but amid the anxiety over coronavirus, another kind of concern is quietly growing in this country: how to deal with the coming presidential election.


U.S. economy lost jobs in March for 1st time since 2010
Virus Outbreak Unemployment

The U.S. economy lost 701,000 jobs in March, and the jobless rate spiked by almost a full percentage point to 4.4 per cent. The data released Friday, however, doesn't reflect the full impact of COVID-19 lockdowns imposed by some states later in the month.


Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working
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Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has affected people's mobility worldwide, using "Location History" from users's phones to pinpoint where they're spending their time.


Neiman Marcus may seek bankruptcy protection
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Neiman Marcus Group is stepping up preparations to seek bankruptcy protection, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the debt-laden U.S. luxury department store chain to close its stores, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.


Canadian passengers on virus-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship worry how they'll get home
Frank Béchamp and wife, Celine Charette Princess Coral

Canadian passengers on the Coral Princess cruise ship nearing Fort Lauderdale, Fla., worry how they’ll get home after at least a dozen COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed on board.


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Corpses Lie For Days As Ecuador Struggles To Keep Up With COVID-19 Deaths
The epicenter of the country's outbreak is the port city of Guayaquil, where cadavers are lying in the streets and in homes.
Peru, Panama Limit Movement By Gender In Bid To Slow The Coronavirus
The rules unveiled this week allow men and women to leave their homes only on separate days of the week. "We have to get fewer people on the streets every day," said Peru's president, Martín Vizcarra.
After Fleeing Crisis, Venezuelan Migrants Now Struggle In Coronavirus Lockdown
Colombia is home to about 1.7 million who fled neighboring Venezuela in recent years. Now that it has shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the migrants say they are extra vulnerable.
Ecuador's COVID-19 Outbreak Is One Of South America's Biggest
Exchange students brought the coronavirus back to Ecuador — overwhelming hospitals with patients. With funeral parlors working limited lockdown hours, bodies lie in the streets.
Researchers Fear A 2nd Wave Of COVID-19 In China
Coronavirus cases are still showing up in China — new cases are being introduced by infected people traveling to the country. Chinese officials have not ended all lockdowns and restrictions.
In Southeast Asia, Governments Exploit Coronavirus Fears To Tighten Grip
As governments in Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar move to mitigate the spread of the virus, they are also enacting measures that stifle journalists and dissent.
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Guam Locals Unhappy With Housing U.S. Sailors From Coronavirus-Hit Aircraft Carrier
Hundreds of crew members from the USS Theodore Roosevelt are being quarantined at hotels in the U.S. territory. Some residents say that's putting them at risk.
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He collapsed from ?Covid-19?. His daughter blames UK government for his death.
• Prince Charles to open new hospital via videolink • UK media slam government briefings
Andrew Yang: Seeds of coronavirus are on China, but not its people
CNN's Lisa Ling speaks to former presidential candidate Andrew Yang about a recent rise in hostility and racism toward Asians amid the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the full CNN Go There episode on Facebook.
Powerful photos of daily life under lockdown
Venturing out onto the streets of New York City, photographer Ashley Gilbertson spotted a young woman standing under an alcove in the financial district. He stopped to watch as she poked her head out a few times before emerging w
Chris Cuomo shares covid-19 experience: 'The beast comes at night'
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Tesla overcomes factory shutdowns to again build 100,000 cars
Tesla built more than 100,000 vehicles in the first quarter, despite shutdowns at its plants in Shanghai and Fremont, California, due to health concerns associated with the coronavirus.
Millions of Europeans are losing their jobs. The EU wants to raise €100 billion to help
The European Union is preparing fresh action to support workers as layoffs within the bloc skyrocket.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth to make rare address to nation over coronavirus
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will make an extremely rare nationwide address to the nation on Sunday as it grapples with an increasingly deadly coronavirus outbreak.
Great British lockdown: bread-making frenzy sweeps the UK
Brits aren't known for being the best cooks, but as the coronavirus lockdown continues, a baking frenzy has taken hold to such an extent that flour is running low in some places and recipe searches have hit all-time highs.
Silver lining? Russia's Cossacks don modified masks against coronavirus
Cossacks and police officers enforcing the coronavirus lockdown in Russia's western city of Kaliningrad have donned modified face masks that local scientists say can be worn for days without being replaced.
Russia to halt flights bringing Russians home overnight on Friday: Ifax cites sources
Russia will suspend all flights bringing Russians home from abroad from Friday night, the Interfax news agency cited sources as saying, without giving a reason.
Nigerians turn to rabbits for consolation during coronavirus lockdown
Sandra Dozie has a fluffy new friend to keep her company during the long tedious hours of a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus - a four-month old rabbit called Coco.
UK death toll rises to 3,605, up 23% in a day
The United Kingdom's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 684 to 3,605 as of 1600 GMT on April 2, up 23 percent on the previous day.
Ukrainian designer equips doctors for battling coronavirus
Ukrainian fashion designer Ivan Frolov has postponed work on his new collection and is making coveralls for doctors to meet a shortage of protective clothing during the coronavirus epidemic.
Britain's Prince Charles opens massive new field hospital to fight coronavirus
Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and built in just nine days in a huge conference centre.
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Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks
The White House is expected to advise Americans to wear cloth masks, to help anti-virus efforts.
Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81
The 1970s soul singer died of heart complications, his family said.
How Trump's attitude toward coronavirus has shifted
Since the start of the year, how has President Trump's attitude towards coronavirus changed?
Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys police robot on lockdown patrol
It quizzes people outside suspected of flouting the North African nation's coronavirus restrictions.
Premier League clubs to consult players on 30% wage cut as resumption delayed
Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% wage cut as it is announced the season will not resume from 30 April.
Coronavirus: Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic
China has limited climbs to its nationals while Nepal has cancelled all expeditions.
Coronavirus: Europe's care homes struggle as deaths rise
France reveals 884 deaths linked to coronavirus and more cases emerge in Spain and Italy.
UK PM stays in isolation with coronavirus symptoms
Boris Johnson had been due to come out of self-isolation but is continuing to work from home.
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Goodnight, and good luck
A valedictory note from Al Jazeera America on what we tried to bring to the online news landscape

A long road to reintegration for Rwandan ex-combatants
Despite programs aimed at helping former fighters recover and rebuild, many struggle to find their place in society

The Cabula 12: Brazils police war against the black community
Brazil's anti-police movement continues to fight for the soul of Cabula, even as death threats intensify

Nevada governor says he doesn't want Supreme Court consideration
Republican Brian Sandoval, reportedly under consideration by Obama for the nation's top court, says he's not interested

Elegy for a website where Native voices mattered
AJAM reported on tribal communities and offered coverage on Indian Country that few could match

As thousands enter Europe, EU flails in anti-smuggling efforts
Why did Frontex, the EU border agency, abruptly cancel a successful anti-smuggling pilot program in Greece?

New Orleanians see tourism bias in post-Katrina public transport
While 62 percent of transportation has been restored, locals say bus service has been left behind

The cancer cluster of Piketon, Ohio
How the legacy of the Cold War poisons people still

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Corpses Lie For Days As Ecuador Struggles To Keep Up With COVID-19 Deaths
The epicenter of the country's outbreak is the port city of Guayaquil, where cadavers are lying in the streets and in homes.
Peru, Panama Limit Movement By Gender In Bid To Slow The Coronavirus
The rules unveiled this week allow men and women to leave their homes only on separate days of the week. "We have to get fewer people on the streets every day," said Peru's president, Martín Vizcarra.
After Fleeing Crisis, Venezuelan Migrants Now Struggle In Coronavirus Lockdown
Colombia is home to about 1.7 million who fled neighboring Venezuela in recent years. Now that it has shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the migrants say they are extra vulnerable.
Ecuador's COVID-19 Outbreak Is One Of South America's Biggest
Exchange students brought the coronavirus back to Ecuador — overwhelming hospitals with patients. With funeral parlors working limited lockdown hours, bodies lie in the streets.
Researchers Fear A 2nd Wave Of COVID-19 In China
Coronavirus cases are still showing up in China — new cases are being introduced by infected people traveling to the country. Chinese officials have not ended all lockdowns and restrictions.
In Southeast Asia, Governments Exploit Coronavirus Fears To Tighten Grip
As governments in Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar move to mitigate the spread of the virus, they are also enacting measures that stifle journalists and dissent.
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Guam Locals Unhappy With Housing U.S. Sailors From Coronavirus-Hit Aircraft Carrier
Hundreds of crew members from the USS Theodore Roosevelt are being quarantined at hotels in the U.S. territory. Some residents say that's putting them at risk.
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Will New York rebound from the coronavirus pandemic?

Business owners say the recovery will be harder and longer than the one that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.


Why China's wildlife ban is not enough to stop another virus outbreak

China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies are prescribed as treatment for the coronavirus.


U.S. stops issuing passports except in emergencies

State Department says it is curtailing passport services over coronavirus pandemic


Trump administration ended pandemic early-warning program to detect coronaviruses

The program had worked with labs in Wuhan, China, and around the world to detect deadly viruses that could jump from animals to humans.


In Louisiana, coronavirus death toll mounts

Cases spiked Thursday, especially in New Orleans; the governor warned they could soon run out of hospital beds and ventilators.


Asian countries impose new restrictions as coronavirus cases come roaring back

After appearing to have the virus under control, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong are imposing new controls as COVID-19 infections continue to rise.


Blood centers begin collecting coronavirus antibodies from COVID-19 survivors

Blood centers are ramping up efforts to collect plasma from people who recovered from COVID-19 in hopes their coronavirus antibodies could save lives.


A record 6.6 million Americans seek jobless aid as layoffs mount amid coronavirus

The job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession.


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Life imitates art as people recreate masterpieces at home
While art galleries in cities across the world remain closed due to the coronavirus crisis, art fans are being encouraged to become artists themselves.

Corona beer production suspended in Mexico
The brewer of the Mexican beer Corona is suspending production because of the coronavirus pandemic.

European hospitals could run out of coronavirus drugs 'in days'
European hospitals could run out of drugs being used to treat COVID-19 patients in intensive care within days, a hospitals body has warned.

Coronavirus cases worldwide top one million
The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grim landmark, with more than one million cases confirmed worldwide.

Coronavirus will be devastating for poorest nations - World Bank
The managing director of the World Bank has told Sky News that the coronavirus could wreak devastation on populations in the developing world.

Coronavirus: Chinese billionaire donates medical supplies to NHS
The founder of JD.com, China's biggest retailer, is donating millions of items of medical equipment to the NHS as some prominent Chinese companies see the coronavirus pandemic as a way to burnish their reputations in key export markets.

Sweden determined it has smarter strategy for dealing with COVID-19
Stockholm is a world away from the lockdowns affecting the rest of Europe.

Cruise ship with coronavirus patients on board allowed to dock in Florida
A cruise ship which has been floating at sea carrying passengers with suspected coronavirus after it was turned away from South American ports has finally been given permission to dock in Florida.

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Out of work because of coronavirus, struggling to file for unemployment
Some dial their state offices hundreds of times while others are met with frozen websites.
Trump admin's lack of a unified national coronavirus strategy will cost lives, say a dozen experts
Each day that passes without a national strategy, the experts say, will raise the ultimate U.S. death toll from the coronavirus.
Fauci: 'I don't understand' why all states are not under stay-at-home orders
As of Friday, 39 states and Washington, D.C., were under stay-at-home orders while 11 states have not issued statewide stay-at-home orders.
U.S. expected to recommend masks in hot spots
Vice President Mike Pence hinted at the new guidance during Thursday's coronavirus briefing.
Making all Americans wear masks won't end coronavirus. Here's what might.
In 1918, Americans took comfort in wearing masks. Today, their descendants may be taking false comfort in thinking a few thin layers will prevent infection.
Record number of unemployed Americans will stress state Medicaid programs
"This is a quick enough shock that it could be a huge financial burden on Medicaid systems across the states," one researcher said.
Houston hasn't reported a surge of coronavirus cases. But its hospitals tell a different story.
A jump in hospital admissions suggests that most coronavirus cases have gone undetected in America's fourth biggest city.
A little-known industry has lent billions to America's small businesses. Now the bills are due.
Small businesses have borrowed billions from unregulated merchant cash advance companies. Now, amid the coronavirus crisis, the lenders have come for their money.
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China urges foreign diplomats to stay away
Beijing's foreign ministry is advising foreign diplomats to refrain from traveling to China, a week after it banned all non-Chinese people from entering the country.

Watch: Old Dominion shares 'Some People Do' video
Country music group Old Dominion released a video for "Some People Do," a single from its most recent, self-titled album.

Bank of America the first to take loan applications under $2T relief bill
Bank of America opened its online small business portal on Friday, the first institution to do so under the federal government's new $350 billion coronavirus relief program.

Pneumonia, flu linked to more than 8% of U.S. deaths in last week, CDC says
More than 8 percent of all deaths across the United States in the last week have been linked with pneumonia and influenza, a number on the rise likely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC reported on Friday.

Look: Alessia Cara performs on 'MTV Unplugged at Home'
Alessia Cara performed "Rooting for You," "October" and "A Little More" during the first episode of "MTV Unplugged at Home."

Smartphone apps can identify AFib, but false positives give researchers pause
Smartphone apps using PPG signals to diagnose atrial fibrillation accurately identified patients with the condition, but researchers have concerns about the level of false positives produced by them.

Drylands to become more abundant, less productive due to climate change
Today, drylands cover more than 40 percent of Earth's land surface. But according to a new study, that number is likely to increase in the coming decades as large swaths of the planet get hotter and drier.

Watch: Idaho man flips flaming sword 57 times in 30 seconds
An Idaho man broke a Guinness World Record that he said was perfect for social distancing: most catches in 30 seconds with a fire sword.

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Oceans' capacity to absorb CO2 overestimated, study suggests

Research into North Atlantic plankton likely to lead to negative revision of global climate calculations

The North Atlantic may be a weaker climate ally than previously believed, according to a study that suggests the ocean’s capacity to absorb carbon dioxide has been overestimated.

A first-ever winter and spring sampling of plankton in the western North Atlantic showed cell xxxxs were considerably smaller than scientists assumed, which means the carbon they absorb does not sink as deep or as fast, nor does it stay in the depths for as long.

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Bill Withers, influential soul singer behind Ain't No Sunshine, dies aged 81

Lean on Me and Lovely Day singer dies of heart complications, according to a family statement

Bill Withers, the influential US soul singer who wrote Lean on Me, Ain’t No Sunshine and Lovely Day has died aged 81 of heart complications, according to a statement from his family.

Withers wrote and recorded several other major hits including Use Me and Just the Two of Us, before retiring in the mid-1980s and staying out of the public eye.

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Mexico murder rate reaches new high as violence rages amid Covid-19 spread
  • March sees 2,585 homicides – highest monthly figure on record
  • Mexico tries to pour resources into containing coronavirus

Mexico’s homicide rate raced to a new record in March, as violence raged even as Covid-19 spread across the country and authorities urged the population to stay home and practise social distancing.

Mexico registered 2,585 homicides in March – the highest monthly figure since records began in 1997 – putting 2020 on track to break last year’s record total for murders.

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Men acquitted of Daniel Pearl murder kept in detention in Pakistan

Provincial government issues order despite court’s ruling to overturn the four’s convictions

Pakistani authorities have ordered four men including a Briton convicted of the 2002 murder of the US journalist Daniel Pearl to be detained for three months despite a lower court’s ruling to overturn their convictions.

The high court in the province of Sindh on Thursday acquitted the four, including Briton Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was sentenced to death in 2002 for masterminding Pearl’s murder. The other three were sentenced to life.

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Edible insects set to be approved by EU in 'breakthrough moment'

Food safety agency’s decision could put mealworms, locusts and baby crickets on menus

It is being billed as the long-awaited breakthrough moment in European gastronomy for mealworm burgers, locust aperitifs and cricket granola.

Within weeks the EU’s European Food Safety Authority is expected by the insect industry to endorse whole or grinded mealworms, lesser mealworms, locusts, crickets and grasshoppers as being safe for human consumption.

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro hits out at 'dictatorial' Rio beaches ban

President again undermines efforts to tackle coronavirus by criticising state’s governor

The Brazilian president has further undermined efforts to control the spread of coronavirus by criticising what he called “dictatorial” moves to stop citizens going to the beach.

In an interview on Thursday, Jair Bolsonaro hit out at Rio de Janeiro’s governor, Wilson Witzel, who this week ordered the state’s 17 million citizens to stay at home – and off the sands.

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Jeremy Corbyn's wife Laura Alvarez hits out at critics on his last day

As Corbyn prepares to step down as leader, Alvarez says Labour failed to ‘pull together’

Laura Alvarez, the wife of Jeremy Corbyn, has said she regrets Labour failed to “pull together” to win elections, condemning the media and his opponents in the party on his last day as leader of the party.

In a rare public statement, Alvarez said it had been “incredibly hard” for her to watch her husband vilified by the media and even harder to watch him be attacked by his own party.

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Farmers across Europe bank on improvised armies of pickers to save harvest

Growers from Ireland to Spain says coronavirus lockdown has stopped migrant workers from arriving

At this time of year John Greene is usually preparing to welcome dozens of Slovakian strawberry pickers for another harvest at his farm in County Wexford in south-east Ireland.

The work is arduous and repetitive and he relies on their experience and stamina to get the fruit picked, packed and sold.

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‘We Wanted to Cheer You Up a Little Bit.’ Jennifer Aniston Surprised a Nurse Who Tested Positive for COVID-19
"I don’t even know how to express my gratitude to everything that you guys are doing," Aniston told the nurse.
How Are States Across the U.S. Projected to ‘Flatten the Curve’?
TIME crunched the data to show how COVID-19 will play out in various states across the U.S. based on current projections.
3M Says White House’s Request to Stop Exporting Masks Would Actually Reduce U.S. Supplies
The company has ramped up production to 100 million masks a month, about 35 million of which are produced in the U.S
U.S. Stops Issuing Passports Except For ‘Life-Or-Death’ Emergencies
The U.S. State Department has stopped issuing passports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with exceptions for people who have a “qualified life-or-death emergency.” In a statement published March 27, the State Department a
Bill Withers, Writer and Singer of ‘Lean On Me,’ Dies at 81
Withers died from heart complications, his family said in a statement
Queen Elizabeth to Address the U.K. About Coronavirus Pandemic in Rare Public Video
(LONDON) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has recorded an address to the nation and the Commonwealth about the coronavirus pandemic. The palace says the message was recorded at Windsor Castle and will be broadcast
Can You Be Re-Infected After Recovering From Coronavirus? Here’s What We Know About COVID-19 Immunity
Some COVID-19 patients have tested positive after they were thought to have recovered, but experts say this likely is not reinfection.
Street Vendors Return in Wuhan as China Prepares for Coronavirus Memorial
Shoppers and sellers in one neighborhood had to do their business over high yellow barriers

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