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World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 11, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
March 12, 2020 - 11:33 am
The World Health Organization on Wednesday morning called the global coronavirus outbreak a "pandemic" for the first time. But what does that mean? Read more here.
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Wells Fargo Center
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Rachel Kurland
March 12, 2020 - 10:31 am
Officials from the Wells Fargo Center say it will be closed Thursday to everyone except essential personnel for extensive cleaning in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
March 12, 2020 - 9:04 am
Cases of the new coronavirus continue to creep across Pennsylvania's suburban southeastern counties. On Thursday morning, the state's Department of Health announced four new cases in Montgomery County and one new case in Northampton County. Read more here.
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Employee disinfects glass cover of a butcher counter
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm
The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, tests by U.S. government and other scientists have found. Read more here.
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Workers disinfect as a precaution against coronavirus
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 12:48 pm
The World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic. Read more here.
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NJ press conference on coronavirus
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David Madden
March 11, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Eight more presumptive positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in New Jersey on Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 23. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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KYW Staff
March 11, 2020 - 11:24 am
Cases of the new coronavirus crept into new counties in Pennsylvania as more schools and prisons took precautions and Philadelphia's St. Patrick's Day Parade was canceled. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
March 10, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Philadelphia health officials say the city has its first confirmed case of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Extraction of coronavirus at Exton lab
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KYW Staff
March 10, 2020 - 12:47 pm
New Jersey officials announced on Tuesday the first death as a result of COVID-19. Pennsylvania coronavirus cases also rose to 12, after the wife of an infected CHOP doctor tested positive. Read the latest here.
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University of Pennsylvania campus
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KYW Staff
March 10, 2020 - 12:33 pm
Colleges throughout the Philadelphia and South Jersey region are making plans to deal with the novel coronavirus by expanding online educational options. Read more here.
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