The world marked a grim milestone on Thursday, registering more than 1 million confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus that has swept the globe in less than five months. But in reality that mark — 1,002,159 around 4 p.m. EDT — was crossed much earlier. That's because the number of official cases,

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Over the next few weeks as spring turns to summer, metro Atlanta can expect above-normal temperatures and above-normal rainfall. In the fight against COVID-19, some experts are hoping the heat and humidity that draw complaints from locals may prove beneficial. Several preliminary studies suggest tha

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All eyes are on New York City, the epicenter of the coronavirus in the U.S., but experts warn other areas of the country are at risk of becoming hotspots. Cities in the South and Midwest, in particular, are in danger of becoming the next hotspots as data shows cases there are increasing rapidly and

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With national stockpile inventory of life-saving healthcare equipment getting dangerously close to zero, President Trump signaled that he will leverage a key national security provision to order ...

Former Jacksonville Jaguars great Tony Boselli says coronavirus 'buried me' after landing in Mayo Clinic's ICU
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars standout and Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist Tony Boselli is recovering after he was hospitalized for five days at the Mayo Clinic for COVID-19, he told the Times-Union on Thursday in his first public comments. Boselli, 47, also said that his 47-y   USA Today  
China Rejects U.S. Intelligence Claim It Hid Virus Numbers
Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. China rejected the American intelligence community’s conclusion that Beijing concealed the extent of the coronavirus epidemic, and accused the U.S. of s   Bloomberg  
US coronavirus deaths top 5,000, with 1,000 in one day
The United States reported more than 1,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus in a 24-hour period, moving its total death count to more than 5,000 as of Thursday morning, according to a Johns Hopkins University database. The rapid increase in deaths comes as President Trump Donald John Trump Biden ca   The Hill  
Coronavirus-Infected New York Nurse Finds Hospital Transformed as a Patient
Coronavirus-Infected New York Nurse Finds Hospital Transformed as a Patient (Reuters) - When the coronavirus struck Sylvia LeRoy, she turned to the hospital she knew best - Brooklyn's Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center - where she has worked for seven years as a labor and delivery nurse an   U.S. News & World Report  
L.A. mayor urges city's residents to wear masks when not home in bid to curb COVID-19's spread
The mayor of Los Angeles urged 4 million residents to wear masks to combat the coronaviruswhen they walk out in public, even as state health officials shied away from requiring a coverup. Homemade cloth masks, or even a "tucked-in bandanna," will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the nation's se   CBS News  
Malacanang defends Bong Go amid accusations of manipulating donated medical supplies distribution
Malacañang on Thursday slammed rumors that Senator Christopher “Bong” Go took advantage of a presidential directive on a centralized distribution of donated medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and other establishments. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Administrative Order 27 wa   GMA News Online on MSN.com  
State confirms total of 368 coronavirus cases, 11 deaths; Sussex sees more than 100 cases
We are providing this content free as a public service to readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support the work we're doing by subscribing to Delaware Online. State health officials confirmed an additional 49 cases of coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the total to 368. Another Delawarean ha   DelawareOnline.com (Wilmington, DE) on MSN.com  
New Orleans social worker who died at 39 did not have coronavirus, test results show
Natasha Ott, a 39-year-old social worker originally from Claremont, died in New Orleans on March 20. (Emily Coalson Stamet) When Natasha Ott, a 39-year-old social worker originally from Claremont, died on March 20, loved ones suspected she died of COVID-19. Ott, who lived in New Orleans, had suffere   YAHOO!  
FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk
About six months after several major pharmacies pulled Zantac and its generic equivalents off their shelves, citing a potentially harmful contaminant in the heartburn medication, federal regulators are throwing their weight behind the drug's removal from the market. The Food and Drug Administration   NPR  
Researchers Eye Ocular Abnormalities in COVID-19
About one-third of a small sample of COVID-19 patients in China had ocular abnormalities, and the virus was present in tears in two patients, researchers found. Twelve of 38 patients with COVID-19 had abnormalities involving the eye, such as conjunctivitis, chemosis, or swelling of the conjunctiva,   MedPage Today