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HIV conspiracy theories and the virus continue to thrive in Russia
The world has been making progress slowing the spread of HIV. Russia has been moving in the opposite direction.
2020-03-12 13:00:42
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latimes.com
Coronavirus will hit the health system hard, and not all states are prepared
As coronavirus spreads across the U.S., some states are not prepared to confront an outbreak, others are in better shape.
2020-03-12 13:00:28
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Tests show new virus lives on some surfaces for up to 3 days
The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, scientific tests have found.
2020-03-12 08:23:51
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As coronavirus outbreak accelerates, youthful faces may mask mortal risk
For millions of Americans living with chronic illness, COVID-19 could pose a unique threat. Yet many say they've been left out of plans for those most at risk, which have focused on adults over 60.
2020-03-12 03:55:02
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latimes.com
Why we should keep trying to contain the coronavirus and 'flatten the curve'
The coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic, but officials won't give up on trying to slow the virus' spread. Here's why containment is still important.
2020-03-12 02:23:52
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Rocket attack in Iraq kills two Americans and a Briton
More than 10 rockets slammed into Camp Taji, about 15 miles northwest of Baghdad.
2020-03-11 23:33:04
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latimes.com
To slow coronavirus spread in Seattle area, state bans gatherings of more than 250 people
Gatherings of fewer than 250 will also be prohibited in King County unless organizers ensure social distancing, sanitation and health checks.
2020-03-11 21:36:21
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World Health Organization deems COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, a 'pandemic'
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a 'pandemic,' a label it has not assigned since 2009.
2020-03-11 19:11:54
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latimes.com
Takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic primary contests as Biden pulls further ahead of Sanders
Joe Biden builds on his delegate lead in Tuesday's Democratic primary contests, beating Bernie Sanders in Michigan, Idaho, Mississippi and Missouri.
2020-03-11 16:47:38
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Protecting yourself from coronavirus while flying: Avoid eating, but keep cleaning
The CDC and public health departments remind travelers to not touch their faces, use hand santizer or wash your hands frequently and not to eat on the plane.
2020-03-11 16:02:35
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A Singaporean's view of the coronavirus: 'It's surprising to see the U.S. so messed up'
To battle the COVID-19 coronavirus, Singapore mobilized a system of state control that is one of the most efficient in the world.
2020-03-11 15:08:34
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latimes.com
Commentary: No, China's fresh food markets did not cause coronavirus
Wet markets are more vital now than ever. But wildlife regulation is an issue.
2020-03-11 15:00:03
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latimes.com
Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news, and how to do it
It's only natural that you're obsessing about the coronavirus, but that anxiety is neither healthy nor necessary. Here's why you should stop, and how to do it.
2020-03-11 14:00:17
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Will coronavirus make Americans long for normalcy? Joe Biden hopes so
Are Americans tired enough of disruption to elect Joe Biden? Amid the growing coronavirus crisis, Biden has chosen a good year to run on a promise of restored normalcy.
2020-03-11 13:00:21
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As Beijing claims credit for beating coronavirus, many Chinese are outraged: 'Fake! It's all fake!'
The coronavirus. A deadly building collapse. Political cover-ups. All poke holes in China's desired image as a wealthy superpower poised to lead the world.
2020-03-11 05:07:09
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Germany's extensive medical network apparently helped in early stage of coronavirus
Reasons Germany seems to have weathered the early phase of coronavirus with fewer deaths than other nations may include its extensive network of 1,900 hospitals and its structure of public health offices.
2020-03-11 02:35:23
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Coronavirus quarantine has turned Italy into a beautiful prison
Don't drink that espresso too close to me, and stay out of St. Peter's Square. The Italians are living through the quarantine of the coronavirus.
2020-03-11 01:15:24
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True number of U.S. coronavirus cases is far above official tally, scientists say
Researchers estimate that at least 1,043 people were infected with the new coronavirus as of March 1, and the true figure could have been as high as 9,484.
2020-03-10 20:38:06
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Xi Jinping visits Wuhan as China declares success in fight against coronavirus
Wuhan residents shared photos online of police entering apartments to make sure no one protested the Chinese leader's visit.
2020-03-10 17:57:43
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Coronavirus toll mounts at Seattle-area nursing home
Thirty-one more residents at the nursing home at the center of the U.S. coronavirus epidemic have tested positive.
2020-03-10 06:09:49
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Half-empty offices, schools and businesses: Mexico goes a day without women
In Mexico, women avoid the workplace for a day in a national strike
2020-03-10 03:33:18
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U.S. stocks dive more than 7% as oil war and coronavirus fears slam markets
A collapse in oil prices is the latest fallout from the coronavirus oubreak and adds to the gloomy financial and economic outlook.
2020-03-10 02:55:01
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Italy quarantines entire country of 60 million: Will Italians comply in face of coronavirus?
Coronavirus puts 60 million Italians under quarantine in one of most severe national crises since World War II. Prisoners riot, travelers alarmed.
2020-03-10 02:43:11
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latimes.com
Traveling to Israel? You will immediately be quarantined for minimum of 14 days
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will place all overseas arrivals into quarantine to contain a coronavirus outbreak.
2020-03-10 00:30:35
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latimes.com
Two U.S. service members killed by enemy forces in Iraq, Pentagon says
The U.S. service members were killed while advising and accompanying Iraqi security forces, the U.S. military said in a statement Monday.
2020-03-09 15:59:09
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latimes.com
Democrats gear up for brutal 2020 fight with Trump in Michigan
Democrats in crucial Michigan aren't waiting for a nominee to mobilize to beat President Trump. But could his appeal to white working-class voters again defeat them?
2020-03-09 14:00:54
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In Mexico, seething anger over violence against women spills into the streets
Tens of thousands of women marched in Mexico City
2020-03-09 03:51:05
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The mentally ill. The disabled. The elderly. The coronavirus hit hardest where the frail gathered
Outbreaks at a psych ward and a group home for disabled people in South Korea underscore the threat the coronavirus poses to vulnerable populations.
2020-03-09 00:57:21
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As Italy extends quarantine zone, many flee; angry officials tell them to go back
As news of the looming coronavirus lockdown leaked to Italian media, people crowded onto trains and buses to leave the extended quarantine area.
2020-03-08 21:51:12
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latimes.com
Op-Ed: How Democrats dealt with the Bernie Sanders of 1944
The parallels are compelling. Sanders, like Vice President Henry A. Wallace in 1944, has substantial and impassioned left-wing support, but a majority of Democrats appear to prefer a more moderate candidate.
2020-03-08 12:00:57
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latimes.com