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Coronavirus Infection Reaches Governments

Political leaders across the globe are contending with big changes as they try to adapt to coronavirus infiltration within their ranks. The very nature of politics includes shaking hands, travel, and meetings with groups both large and small, all working against the social distancing advised by health workers. Many world leaders and legislators are in their 70s and 80s placing them...

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President Trump to Block Travel from Europe to the U.S., Offers Aid to Workers and Small Businesses Impacted by Global Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. President Donald Trump said this evening, just a few hours after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, that travel from Europe to the United States will not be permitted for 30 days beginning Friday, March 13th at midnight. He said that the restrictions apply to people not trade and promised to help workers and small businesses...

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Italy Moving Towards a Total Shutdown With More Than 10,000 Coronavirus Cases

John Hopkins University reports that Italy has 10,149 confirmed coronavirus cases and 631 deaths, a large increase from the 168 deaths reported on Monday. While Italy's national lockdown is still in place, restricting activities and movements, Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will not discount the need for even more restrictive measures to protect the population of over 60 million.

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