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Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases

With July 4 celebrations approaching, officials are trying not to repeat scenes from Memorial Day, when thousands flocked to beaches, bars and parties while experts cautioned that crowds could lead to spikes in cases down the road. In Texas and parts of California, bars were directed to close back down, while beaches in Miami, Fort… Read More »

Governors juggle new restrictions with reopenings as coronavirus cases surge

The highest single-day total of new coronavirus cases was reported in the United States on Wednesday as governors take renewed action to curb the spread of the outbreak even as their economies are in the middle of reopening. Cases across the country rose to 2.37 million, an increase from Tuesday of 39,000, according to COVID… Read More »

Coronavirus sparks surge in demand for ventilators as companies try to keep up

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, boosting the need for ventilators, companies are ramping up their efforts to keep up with demand. From the Netherlands to Wisconsin, to Southern California, companies that manufacture the lifesaving machines all said they are stepping up production. This undated photo provided by Vyaire Medical, Inc. shows… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: IMF lowers global growth forecast; cases surge in South Korea

Workers assemble cars at the factory of Chang’an Automobile in Dingzhou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 16, 2020. Xinhua News Agency This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in U.S. Eastern time. The World Health Organization confirmed that over 77,794 people are infected with the coronavirus, with 2,348… Read More »