Bill Chappell

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Boris Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Is Self-Isolating

Friday, March 27, 2020

If Johnson is unable to carry out his official duties, his role would likely be filled temporarily by Dominic Raab, the U.K.'s foreign secretary and first secretary of state.

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'We Are At War,' WHO Head Says, Warning Millions Could Die From COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Testing and treating every case "is not an option; it's an obligation," says the WHO's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Both Italy and the U.S. are poised to surpass China's tally of coronavirus cases.

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Coronavirus Cases Spike In Navajo Nation, Where Water Service Is Often Scarce

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Navajo Nation is under stay-at-home orders — but thousands of people are forced to leave their houses for necessities such as water.

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Viral 'BBC Dad' Returns To Discuss Working From Home: 'Just Really, Really Tough'

Thursday, March 26, 2020

"It's just really, really tough" for parents to get work done with small children in the house, says professor Robert Kelly, also known as "BBC Dad."

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Sheetz Convenience Store Chain Gives Workers $3 Hourly Raise

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

It's one of the most aggressive moves yet by companies that are boosting pay to retain, attract and motivate employees.

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Spain's Coronavirus Death Toll Soars Past China's, Trailing Only Italy

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Spain is now the second European country with a death toll higher than China's. Spain's health ministry says it is buying more than 5 million coronavirus "quick tests" from China.

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Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Is In Isolation

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Prince Charles is now in isolation in Scotland's Balmoral Castle with his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. He is displaying mild symptoms but 'remains in good health,' according to a statement.

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Coronavirus: New York Infection Rate Is 'Doubling About Every 3 Days,' Cuomo Says

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

"We were looking at a freight train coming across the country — we're now looking at a bullet train," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The state now has more than 25,000 cases.

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China's Wuhan Prepares To Emerge From Lockdown As New Cases Dwindle

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

"Apart from Wuhan, the other places in Hubei have registered 19 consecutive days with no confirmed cases," provincial officials said on Tuesday.

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Tokyo Olympics Postponed For A Year

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The 2020 Games were supposed to begin in late July. "The unprecedented and unpredictable spread of the outbreak has seen the situation in the rest of the world deteriorating," organizers say.

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Coronavirus: WHO Head Says Nations Must Attack As 'Pandemic Is Accelerating'

Monday, March 23, 2020

Despite an alarming rush past 300,000 cases worldwide, the WHO's leader says, "We're not helpless bystanders. We can change the trajectory of this pandemic."

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Cuomo Orders All Hospitals To Add Beds As New York Confirms 20,000 Coronavirus Cases

Monday, March 23, 2020

"You must increase your capacity by 50%," Gov. Andrew Cuomo tells hospitals in his state. "You must. Mandatory directive from the state. Find more beds, use more rooms."

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Surgeon General Tells U.S.: 'This Week It's Going To Get Bad'

Monday, March 23, 2020

"We don't want Dallas or New Orleans or Chicago to turn into the next New York," U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Monday morning.

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Federal Reserve Unveils 'Extensive New Measures' To Bolster U.S. Economy

Monday, March 23, 2020

Seven U.S. states are now reporting 1,000 or more cases of COVID-19, and experts believe the number of infected people will rise further as testing becomes more available.

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Summer Olympics In Tokyo Should Be Postponed To 2021, USA Swimming Says

Friday, March 20, 2020

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey says he felt "compelled" to ask for a delay to one of the world's largest sporting events, citing disruptions to athletes' lives and competition schedules.

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New York, Illinois Governors Issue Stay At Home Orders, Following California's Lead

Friday, March 20, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes what he calls "the ultimate step" in his state's effort to stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus. Similar orders are coming from Connecticut, Nevada and New Jersey.

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Coronavirus: 100,000 More Cases Reported Worldwide In Less Than 2 Weeks

Friday, March 20, 2020

More than 200,000 people so far have been reported to have the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The first 100,000 were reported over more than three months; the rest got it in just 12 days.

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Coronavirus: All 50 States Report Cases; South America Has Nearly 1,000 Cases

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

West Virginia was the final state without any reports of the coronavirus disease, but on Tuesday evening Gov. Jim Justice announced officials have confirmed the state's first case.

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Coronavirus: U.S. Urges Americans To Home-School; The WHO Says: 'Test, Test, Test'

Monday, March 16, 2020

"If everyone makes this change, or these critical changes and sacrifices now, we will rally together as one nation," President Trump said on Monday.

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Coronavirus: Chaos Follows Trump's European Travel Ban; EU Says It Wasn't Warned

Thursday, March 12, 2020

"The Coronavirus is a global crisis and requires cooperation," EU leaders say. Trump also left many people confused about the extent of new restrictions on travel from Europe.

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