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Tracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State? 

View NPR’s maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.

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COVID-19 strikes Washington state farmworkers and swamps rural hospitals 

Jamaican farmer Earl Edwards died Friday in quarantine housing for foreign laborers in Washington state, where he worked in a cherry-packing facility. A coronavirus outbreak at one of Washington state’s largest fruit farms has renewed concern for agricultural workers, who live and work in close quarters.

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Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along coast 

A Norwegian cruise ship line has halted all trips and apologized Monday for procedural errors after an outbreak of coronavirus on one ship infected at least 5 passengers and 36 crew members

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‘Coronavirus has stolen our future’: young people’s despair as jobs evaporate 

New graduates and school leavers across the UK have paid the price of lockdown, says surveyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageYoung people across Britain believe their future has been “stolen” as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, with more than half fearing it has damaged their prospects.Amid growing evidence that the pandemic is […]

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Fmr. CDC Director: Prioritize testing for schools to reopen 

Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under President Barack Obama, explains to Lawrence O’Donnell how prioritizing testing is necessary to prevent and contain coronavirus outbreaks.

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong on verge of ‘large-scale’ outbreak, says Carrie Lam 

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says a major outbreak may lead to the “collapse” of the city’s hospitals.

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Deutsche Bank reports 2nd-quarter profit despite loan losses 

Deutsche Bank made a net profit in the second quarter despite losing more money on loans that aren’t being repaid by businesses hit by the shutdowns and restrictions that came with the virus outbreak

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Tracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State? 

View NPR’s maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.

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Hong Kong women’s pursuit of career goals more important than ever amid coronavirus 

As the coronavirus outbreak continues into its sixth month in Hong Kong, upending work and home lives, the pursuit of career goals has become even more challenging for women.But fulfilling work aspirations is also more important than ever because it allows women to widen their network exposure, achieve financial independence and improve their perception of s […]

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Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak 

A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.

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Protesters, who have filled Mali’s streets for weeks, say they won’t stop until the president resigns 

The demonstrations come as the West African nation confronts a coronavirus outbreak, a failing economy and the world’s fastest-growing Islamist insurgency.

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After Cruise Ships and Nursing Homes, Will Universities Be the Next COVID-19 Tinderboxes? 

The fall semester has yet to begin, but student athletes training for the season can already be found on college campuses across the U.S. And so can COVID-19. Since the start of July there have been at least two outbreaks among student athletes, coaches, and staff—with 37 infected at the University of North Carolina (UNC)…

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Washington State Beat Back Covid-19. Now It’s Rising Again. 

Washington was the initial epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, and an early lockdown helped contain it. Six months later, cases are spiking again, and the future looks uncertain.

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An additional 1.3 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus 

NBC News’ Jo Ling Kent breaks down the newly released numbers for unemployment claims and what groups are most affected as the country faces the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus global report: restrictions return around world as cases pass 13m 

Hong Kong, California and Manila tighten rules; WHO warns there are no shortcuts out of a pandemic; Australia passes 10,000 casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCities and states around the world returned to tighter coronavirus restrictions to battle recurring outbreaks, as global infections passed 13 million and the World Health […]

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