China says coronavirus curbs starting to work

China says coronavirus curbs starting to work

The number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on Sunday as a health official said intense efforts to stop its spread were beginning to work.
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Vigilance urged as 'apocalyptic' scenes mix with hope

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Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election

Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election

Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would challenge the order in the state Supreme Court. Cole
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UK PM Johnson in intensive care unit with COVID-19 symptoms

UK PM Johnson in intensive care unit with COVID-19 symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday was moved to an intensive care unit - where the most serious cases are treated - at St Thomas' hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, but his Downing Street office said he was still conscious.
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Japan poised to declare coronavirus emergency

Japan poised to declare coronavirus emergency

Japan is to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to contain the coronavirus, while the government prepares a $990 billion stimulus package to soften the economic blow.
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Germany's plan to end the lockdown

Germany's plan to end the lockdown

Germany has drawn up a list of steps, including mandatory mask-wearing in public, limits on gatherings, and the rapid tracing of infection chains, to help enable a phased return to normal life after its coronavirus lockdown is set to end on April 19.
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Inside the squalid Singapore migrant camp feared to be rife with COVID-19

Inside the squalid Singapore migrant camp feared to be rife with COVID-19

Singapore has ordered the quarantine of nearly 20,000 migrant workers after a spike in cases were linked to two dormitories housing migrants.
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Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences

Coronavirus divides lovers, friends at Swiss-German border fences

Constance, Germany, and Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, are divided cities these days, with a strip of grass and two fences separating them after the countries closed their borders to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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