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|Why does the coronavirus affect people differently? Yahoo News Explains
Coronavirus patients are showing a wide range of symptoms and the exact reason why is still a mystery — but we do have some clues as to what factors can influence the severity of the disease.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 3:10 PM
|Does Iran's coronavirus crisis raise the risk of war?
Iran is experiencing on of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the world. Will the instability cause the country's leaders to lash out against America?
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 9:14 AM
|Face masks: How the Trump administration went from 'no need' to 'put one on' to fight coronavirus
Just a little over a month after saying there was no need for the community at large to wear masks in public, the CDC has changed its mind, recommending that all Americans should wear some sort of face covering when venturing outside.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 2:58 PM
|'I'm worried that I have infected 1000 people in the last three days': Amazon workers reveal all the reasons why they're afraid to go to work
Amazon workers claim the company is not doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout their facilities and the communities they serve.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 1:06 PM
|Virus raises specter of gravest attacks in modern US times
America’s surgeon general raised the specter of the gravest attacks against the nation in modern times to steel an anxious country Sunday for the impending and immeasurable sorrow he said would touch untold numbers of families in the age of the coronavirus. The blunt assessments show just how much has changed in the weeks since President Donald Trump’s predictions that the virus would soon pass, and his suggestions that much of the economy could be up and running by Easter, April 12. The nation's top doctor, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, said Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 10:29 AM
|North Korea's official coronavirus count: Zero. Why that claim is hard to believe
Experts are skeptical of the no-coronavirus claim from the tightly controlled country so desperate to maintain the status of its border with China.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 1:20 PM
|Indian state authorities warn coronavirus lockdown could be extended
Authorities in some India states warned on Saturday that lockdowns to rein in the coronavirus pandemic could be extended in parts of the nation as the number of domestic coronavirus cases rose above the 3,000 mark. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a three-week lockdown of India's 1.3 billion people on March 24 to avert a massive outbreak of infections. The country has recorded 3,072 coronavirus cases, of which 75 people have died.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 1:21 AM
|Two children hospitalized after eating THC candy from a food bank
At least five children ate candy containing high THC doses after the Utah Food Bank distributed it as part of their food donations, police said.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 7:32 PM
|U.S. airports close gates and runways as travel declines due to coronavirus
Airports are consolidating terminals and closing runways to cope with airline flight cuts and fewer travelers.
POSTED APRIL 03, 2020 6:50 PM
|Asia virus latest: Australia sends away ships, Pakistan hunts worshippers
The largest maritime operation ever undertaken in Sydney Harbour was completed on Sunday with the successful restocking and refuelling of five cruise ships, Australian police said. It was part of government efforts since mid-March to force vessels to leave the country's waters to prevent any further spread of the coronavirus in Australia. Cruise ship guests have so far accounted for almost 10 percent of Australia's more than 5,500 infections.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 5:23 AM