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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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A commuter crosses 42nd Street in front of Grand Central Terminal during morning rush hour, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered most New Yorkers to stay home from work to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
Mark Lennihan/AP
AP News
March 23, 2020 - 12:01 pm
The hunt for masks, ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe, as more than 1.5 billion people — one-fifth of the world's population — were urged or ordered to stay home Monday to try to blunt the spread of the coronavirus. 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
Dave Uram
March 23, 2020 - 10:45 am
The International Olympic Committee will take the next four weeks to decide whether to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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A municipality worker wearing a face mask and protective suits disinfects chairs outside the the historical Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as Blue Mosque, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Istanbul, Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Emrah Gurel/AP Photo
AP News
March 21, 2020 - 9:42 am
Streets, squares and highways were deserted in large parts of the world Saturday as curfews and lockdowns multiplied in the face of a rapidly advancing virus that is severely straining many health systems. Read more here.
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A few cars head south to cross from San Diego into Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP
AP News
March 20, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as part of efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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a man scans a visitor's forehead to check his temperature before entering the Asia Square Tower in Singapore.
Ee Ming Toh/AP Photo
AP News
March 18, 2020 - 9:07 pm
Singapore, a tiny city-state of less than 6 million people, had one of the earliest and biggest clusters of cases of the coronavirus in early February, before it began its rapid, inexorable expansion around the globe. Read more here.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP
AP News
March 13, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Canada shut down Parliament and advised against all nonessential travel outside the country while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau governed remotely from his home, in self-imposed quarantine after his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
Alex Brandon/AP
AP News
March 12, 2020 - 2:51 pm
A senior Brazilian official who attended weekend events with President Donald Trump in Florida has tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first time that someone known to have the virus was in close proximity to the president. Trump does not plan to be tested or go into self-quarantine,...
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