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The New York Times
– Mar 27, 2:00 AM
This is the bleak heart of the world's deadliest coronavirus outbreak. There have been 8,165 deaths in Italy, more than China and Spain combined, many times more than the United States. And in Italy the most deaths are in the Bergamo area.
Democratic and Republican leaders were scrambling members of Congress back to Washington late Thursday because they suddenly believe the $2 trillion economic relief package might not pass by the voice vote planned for Friday and could be delayed if…
The Irish government has announced sweeping restrictions that will put Ireland in a de facto lockdown to try and slow the spread of coronavirus. The taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, said on Friday evening that from midnight people should stay at home for…
By now, the global timeline of the coronavirus's development has been well established: The first case reportedly appeared in mid-November; in December, the Chinese government was still attributing hospitalizations to a peculiar form of pneumonia;…