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In-person G7 ‘more effective’ so long as U.S. has COVID-19 safety plan: Trudeau – National

In-person G7 ‘more effective’ so long as U.S. has COVID-19 safety plan: Trudeau - National

Gathering the leaders of seven of the world’s largest economies in person would be “much more effective” than the virtual alternative, Justin Trudeau said Wednesday — so long as the United States has a plan to deal with the potential COVID-19 risk. The notion of G7 leaders attending a physical …

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El Salvador president takes hydroxychloroquine to fight COVID-19, cites Trump’s use – National

El Salvador president takes hydroxychloroquine to fight COVID-19, cites Trump’s use - National

By Staff Reuters Posted May 27, 2020 12:09 am Updated May 27, 2020 2:49 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said on Tuesday he takes hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug that U.S. President …

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Biden calls Trump ‘a fool’ for appearing to mock mask use amid coronavirus pandemic – National

Biden calls Trump ‘a fool’ for appearing to mock mask use amid coronavirus pandemic - National

Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a “fool” who was “stoking deaths” for suggesting otherwise. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s comments came a day after he wore a black …

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WHO warns 1st wave of coronavirus pandemic not over as countries begin to reopen – National

WHO warns 1st wave of coronavirus pandemic not over as countries begin to reopen - National

The risks of reigniting coronavirus outbreaks are complicating efforts to fend off further misery for the many millions who have lost jobs, with a top health expert warning that the world is still in the midst of a “first wave” of the pandemic. “Right now, we’re not in the second …

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U.S. coronavirus testing plan criticized by Democrats for putting burden on states – National

U.S. coronavirus testing plan criticized by Democrats for putting burden on states - National

The Trump administration’s new strategy for coronavirus testing puts much of the burden on states while promising to provide supplies such as swabs and material to transport specimens. The plan, which was delivered Sunday to members of Congress, drew harsh criticism Monday from Democrats. In a joint letter, House Speaker …

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Coronavirus: U.S. travel ban on Brazil to start Tuesday, 2 days earlier than announced – National

Coronavirus: U.S. travel ban on Brazil to start Tuesday, 2 days earlier than announced - National

By Staff Reuters Posted May 25, 2020 9:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil that were announced …

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WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trial over safety concerns – National

WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trial over safety concerns - National

By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten The Associated Press Posted May 25, 2020 1:37 pm Updated May 25, 2020 1:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily …

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Reality check: Trump’s claims on coronavirus drug, voting fraud debunked – National

Reality check: Trump’s claims on coronavirus drug, voting fraud debunked - National

When U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t like the message, he shoots the messenger. So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump’s lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the …

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Coronavirus: Large Memorial Day crowds trigger warnings in the U.S. – National

Coronavirus: Large Memorial Day crowds trigger warnings in the U.S. - National

Big crowds turned out for the Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. amid warnings from authorities about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans. On the Navajo Nation, which sprawls across the states of Arizona, New Mexico and …

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U.S. to ban travellers from world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot Brazil – National

U.S. to ban travellers from world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot Brazil - National

By Darlene Superville The Associated Press Posted May 24, 2020 6:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ WASHINGTON — The White House on Sunday broadened its travel ban against countries hard-hit by the coronavirus by denying …

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