Public health

A man wears a mask as he sits in the stands ahead of a Serie A soccer match between Parma and Spal was scheduled to be played, in Parma, northern Italy, Sunday, March 8, 2020. Parma and Spal players were ready to enter the field at Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma when they received the news that Italy’s sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora said that the country’s football federation should consider suspending the games. (Piero Cruciatti/LaPresse via AP)
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March 08, 2020 - 12:09 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One's Bahrain Grand Prix has been closed to spectators due to the global virus outbreak, but won't be postponed like the Chinese round of the championship. The Bahraini organizers' decision comes as the wider sporting world battles turmoil caused by the new...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, left, senior research fellow and scientific lead for coronavirus vaccines and immunopathogenesis team in the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory, talks with President Donald Trump as he tours the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Dozens of research groups around the world are racing to create a vaccine as COVID-19 cases continue to grow. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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March 08, 2020 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of scientists jostled for a view of the lab dish, staring impatiently for the first clue that an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus just might work. After weeks of round-the-clock research at the National Institutes of Health, it was time for a key test. If...
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FILE- In this April 8, 2018 file photo, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, center, leads at the start and followed by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, right and Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The Formula One race this month in Bahrain will be run without spectators over fears about the new coronavirus, the island kingdom announced Sunday, March 8, 2020, as Mideast stock markets fell sharply amid plummeting demand for crude oil and OPEC's inability to agree on a production cut. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
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March 08, 2020 - 8:58 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain's Formula One race this month will be run without spectators over fears about the new coronavirus, the island kingdom announced Sunday, as Mideast stock markets fell sharply amid plummeting demand for crude oil and OPEC's inability to agree on a production...
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This photo provided by Michele Smith, shows a deserted lounge area on the Grand Princess cruise ship Friday, March 6, 2020, off the California coast. Scrambling to keep the coronavirus at bay, officials ordered a cruise ship with about 3,500 people aboard to stay back from the California coast until passengers and crew can be tested, after a traveler from its previous voyage died of the disease and at least two others became infected. A Coast Guard helicopter lowered test kits onto the 951-foot (290-meter) Grand Princess by rope as the vessel lay at anchor off Northern California, and authorities said the results would be available on Friday, March 6, 2020. Princess Cruise Lines said fewer than 100 people aboard had been identified for testing. (Michele Smith via AP)
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March 08, 2020 - 4:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A cruise ship hit by the new coronavirus is headed to the port of Oakland, California, the captain told passengers, though they were destined to stay aboard the ship for at least another day. Grand Princess Capt. John Smith, in a recording provided by passenger Laurie Miller of...
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People wearing masks as a precaution against the COVID-19 illness walk near a wall painting of martial arts star Bruce Lee, in Hong Kong, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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March 08, 2020 - 3:07 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak(all times local): 8 a.m. Stocks markets in the Mideast are suffering sharp drops in early trading Sunday over fears about the new coronavirus and demand in crude oil falling amid a failure by OPEC and allied nations to cut production. The Dubai...
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A man makes use of a hand-sanitizing station at CenturyLink Field prior to an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and the Chicago Fire, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Seattle. Major North American professional sports leagues are talking to health officials and informing teams about the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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March 08, 2020 - 3:06 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Four months ago, Occidental Park, a couple of blocks north of CenturyLink Field, was crammed with thousands of Seattle Sounders fans clad in green and blue marching to the stadium. They sang, they set off smoke bombs and a few hours later celebrated the Sounders winning their second...
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Cleveland Indians' Mike Freeman, left, signs autographs for fans as a Goodyear Stadium employee holds a container of pens and autograph cards prior to the team's spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. The stadium offered the items for players to sign autographs as a precaution for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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March 08, 2020 - 1:12 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A baseball fan's treasure trove sat on a table outside the San Francisco Giants clubhouse Saturday morning — hundreds of baseball cards signed by the franchise's biggest stars. Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Evan Longoria and more, all ready for eager autograph seekers at the...
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Workers disinfect the shrine of the Shiite Saint Imam Abdulazim to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran, Iran, Saturday, March, 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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March 08, 2020 - 12:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Italy's prime minister announced a sweeping coronavirus quarantine early Sunday, restricting the movements of about a quarter of the country's population in a bid to limit contagions at the epicenter of Europe's outbreak. Shortly after midnight, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a...
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Wearing masks, passenger Gladys Ruiz Torres walks with her daughter Natali Oliva to the departure lounge at the international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, March 6, 2020. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra announced the first case of the new coronavirus in the country. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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March 07, 2020 - 10:22 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A 64-year-old man died in Argentina as a result of the new coronavirus, the first such death in Latin America, health authorities announced Saturday. The Ministry of Health said the patient lived in Buenos Aires and had been confirmed with COVID-19 after coming down...
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Vice President Mike Pence, right, along with Florida Sen. Rick Scott, left, and Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, speaks to the media after a meeting with cruise line company leaders to discuss the efforts to fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Port Everglades, Saturday March 7, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)
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March 07, 2020 - 10:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House overruled health officials who wanted to recommend that elderly and physically fragile Americans be advised not to fly on commercial airlines because of the new coronavirus, a federal official told The Associated Press. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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