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Biden, Trump winners of Mississippi's presidential primaries Biden, Trump winners of Mississippi's presidential primaries
- March 11, 2020

Senators Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., formally endorsed the former vice president on Monday. "As I said yesterday, we can only give the advice", DeWine said. "I believe that Joe Biden will be the Democratic nominee and I've said I was always going to support whoever the nominee is". Sanders is in an urgent fight to turn things around as the primary calendar quickly shifts to other states in the coming weeks that could favor Biden and narrow his path to the nomination. (more...)
Stanford University shifts classes online amid virus fears Stanford University shifts classes online amid virus fears
- March 11, 2020

The emails also said that MAC Properties has agreed to rent to students in need of Spring Quarter housing with "pricing comparable to market rates" and flexible length-of-stay leases. "We will keep in touch with you every step of the way", Vanderbilt said. The provost advised students traveling during spring break that "public health measures could make it hard to return to campus in a timely way", and they should bring along any items they may need "if your return to campus is delayed". (more...)
What Trump’s payroll tax cut would mean for your wallet What Trump’s payroll tax cut would mean for your wallet
- March 10, 2020

Capitol, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on the coronavirus response. "Congress needs to be taking steps to make sure families who have to take time off work do not fall into financial ruin". California and NY each have more than 140 confirmed coronavirus cases. "This is about providing proper tools of liquidity to go through the next few months". (more...)
10 more Coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland 10 more Coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland
- March 10, 2020

The reaction of the players when we've come back off a good morning's work was one of deflation a little bit. "We built up for a couple of weeks on the back of a bitter disappointment (against England)". "We're very open to that". Prior to today's meeting in France, it was thought that Wales' fixture against Scotland in the Principality Stadium would go ahead on Saturday afternoon as would Ireland's visit to France to face Fabien Galthie's side in the evening in what could have been a ... (more...)
Third Indiana coronavirus case shuts down elementary school for 1 month Third Indiana coronavirus case shuts down elementary school for 1 month
- March 10, 2020

State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box say the second patient attended the BioGen conference in Boston. A news release from the Department of Health says state laboratories are now providing testing for COVID-19 seven days a week if patients meet U.S. (more...)
Ages and genders released for those infected with coronavirus in Kentucky Ages and genders released for those infected with coronavirus in Kentucky
- March 10, 2020

As of Tuesday morning, there are still 6 confirmed coronavirus cases in Kentucky. Sunday, he confirmed another case in Harrison County, one in Jefferson County, and one in someone from Fayette County. They say once they have that information, it will determine their next steps. "Our epidemiologists are hard at work", said Beshear during the press conference that aired on Facebook Live. (more...)
You can now get paid £3,500 to get infected with coronavirus You can now get paid £3,500 to get infected with coronavirus
- March 10, 2020

After being infected with coronavirus , the volunteers will live in quarantine at the Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre in Whitechapel. According to Daily Mail , the volunteers will be injected with two weaker strains of the virus that will give them similar symptoms. (more...)
COVID-19 incubation time: Johns Hopkins estimates 5.1 days COVID-19 incubation time: Johns Hopkins estimates 5.1 days
- March 10, 2020

Of the 181 cases, the median incubation period was five days; 97.5% of those who developed symptoms did so within 11.5 days of infection, Lauer and colleagues found. The CDC and many other public health authorities have been using a 14-day quarantine or active-monitoring period for individuals who are known to be at high risk of infection due to contact with known cases or travel to a heavily affected area. (more...)
Latest update on Coronavirus Covid-19 Latest update on Coronavirus Covid-19
- March 10, 2020

She is a healthcare worker who got the virus following close contact with a confirmed case. Meanwhile, Chief medical officer for England Professor Chris Whitty said: "I am very sorry to report a fifth patient in England who tested positive for Covid-19 has sadly died". (more...)
Missouri coronavirus quarantine violation closes schools Missouri coronavirus quarantine violation closes schools
- March 10, 2020

Louis County Executive Sam Page , and medical professionals announced the first case of COVID-19 in Missouri . "If you attended the dance, please be attentive to any symptoms you are experiencing". "And a study of how people should and should not react to the coronavirus". Before seeking treatment, the woman flew into Chicago O'Hare International Airport on March 2, stayed with a friend, then took an Amtrak train home to St. (more...)
Washington virus deaths hit 23, 3 more from nursing home
- March 10, 2020

In the Wenatchee Valley, three residents have now been tested for the virus. One resident tested negative, and three tests were inconsistent. Two more residents at a nursing home at the center of the outbreak of the new coronavirus in northwestern Washington have died, bringing the statewide total to 18, officials said Sunday. (more...)
Canada Admits coronavirus outbreak in Longterm Maintenance home Canada Admits coronavirus outbreak in Longterm Maintenance home
- March 10, 2020

Canadian officials on Saturday declared an outbreak of the new coronavirus at a long-term care home in North Vancouver after health officials said two elderly residents were diagnosed with the illness. A care home worker at that facility has also been diagnosed with COVID-19 and Vancouver Coastal Health is conducting an in-depth investigation to track where else the infected employee may have worked. (more...)
Trading Halted After ‘Circuit Breaker’ Triggered as Stocks Crater Trading Halted After ‘Circuit Breaker’ Triggered as Stocks Crater
- March 10, 2020

Meanwhile, Oil prices are down about 20 per cent, deepening a rout that began when Saudi Arabia, Russia and other producers failed to agree on cutting output. "We knew it was going to be a hot day", said John Spensieri, head of USA equity trading at Stifel. The sharp drops triggered the first automatic halts in trading in two decades. (more...)
Italy has second-most virus deaths, infections after China Italy has second-most virus deaths, infections after China
- March 10, 2020

Among the latest people to test positive is the army's chief of staff. Salvatore Farina said he felt well and was self-isolating. The northern Emilia-Romagna region was next in the official tally with 516 cases and 22 deaths, followed by Veneto at 345 cases and six deceased, according to the Civil Protection Department breakdown. (more...)
Four more cases of COVID-19 in Ontario Four more cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
- March 10, 2020

The Ministry of Health says COVID-19 is still not circulating locally, but officials are actively working to prepare for potential local spread of the illness. "The case has since been followed up on by Peel Public Health staff and the investigation has determined that the case may have been able to pass the virus to others during their return flight home", officials said. (more...)
Quarter of Italian population put under virus lockdown Quarter of Italian population put under virus lockdown
- March 10, 2020

Italy's top sports body on Monday called for all sports events to be blocked until April 3, and asked the government to issue a decree to enforce the measure. "After a day of complex discussions, we have made a decision: Whoever arrives in Israel from overseas will enter quarantine for 14 days", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a video statement on Monday. (more...)
Facebook says it will ban ads for medical face masks Facebook says it will ban ads for medical face masks
- March 10, 2020

Last month, he said he would ban ads for products that could prevent coronavirus . Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the scarcity of masks, Facebook has announced that it will ban ads and commerce listings for face masks on both Facebook and Instagram . (more...)
Missy Higgins' dad diagnosed with virus Missy Higgins' dad diagnosed with virus
- March 09, 2020

The doctor, whose daughter is Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins , saw 70 patients at his Toorak surgery after returning from a holiday to the United States of America, before being diagnosed with the virus sweeping the globe. A previous AMA head of state, Dr Kerryn Phelps , claimed the row had " unleashed a rare mood of fury amongst Australia's GPs ". She is in self-isolation. (more...)
First Canadian COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say First Canadian COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say
- March 09, 2020

Health Minister Adrian Dix. Two other cases were reported in a teen and a man in the Fraser Health region, who are close contacts of Case 21, the first care home worker who was infected. Over the weekend, parents at two Surrey schools were sent letters alerting them to incidents involving people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. (more...)
USA health screeners at LAX test positive for coronavirus USA health screeners at LAX test positive for coronavirus
- March 09, 2020

Los Angeles County health officials on Wednesday declared a public health emergency for the new coronavirus after six cases were confirmed last night. Dozens of Congress members attended the conference, as well as Vice-President Mike Pence. In Washington , D.C., U.S. lawmakers reached bipartisan agreement on an US$8.3 billion (S$11.5 billion) emergency Bill to help fund efforts to contain the virus. (more...)

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