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Wimbledon canceled
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
AP News
April 01, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Wimbledon was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played. Read more here.
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A body rapped in plastic is unloaded from a refrigerated truck and handled by medical workers wearing personal protective equipment due to COVID-19 concerns, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Brooklyn Hospital Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
John Minchillo/AP
AP News
March 31, 2020 - 12:27 pm
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,500, eclipsing China's official count. Read more here.
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Firefighters wearing protective suits wait outside a nursing home before disinfecting it in efforts to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, March 30, 2020.
Felipe Dana/AP
AP News
March 30, 2020 - 10:23 am
Spain overtook China on Monday in confirmed coronavirus infections as the pandemic stretched scores of Spanish hospitals to their breaking point. Read more here.
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This GoPro image provided Saturday, by the French Army shows doctors taking care of evacuated patients infected with the COVID-19 disease, aboard a military plane from Mulhouse, eastern France to Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday.
Dicod via AP
AP News
March 28, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic. Read more here.
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In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, Dr. Zhou Min, a recovered COVID-19 patient who has passed his 14-day quarantine, donates plasma in the city's blood center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.
Chinatopix via AP
AP News
March 24, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using blood donated from patients who’ve recovered. Read more here.
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Railway officials walk through a deserted railway station platform in Prayagraj, India, Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
AP News
March 24, 2020 - 12:07 pm
India will begin the world's largest lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address Tuesday night, warning that anyone going outside risked inviting the coronavirus inside their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country's beleaguered health care system. Read more here.
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The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
David Ramos/Getty Images
CNN
March 24, 2020 - 8:34 am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics by about one year. Read more here.
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In this March 23, 2020 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, workers disinfect a subway train in preparation for the restoration of public transport in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province.
Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP
AP News
March 24, 2020 - 7:58 am
Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
AP News
March 23, 2020 - 8:25 pm
President Donald Trump said Monday that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, and he claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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spices
Seth Wenig/AP, file
AP News
March 23, 2020 - 7:54 pm
A loss of smell or taste might be an early sign of infection with the pandemic virus, say medical experts who cite reports from several countries. Read more here.
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