Massachusetts confirms its 1st coronavirus death

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts confirmed its first death from the coronavirus on Friday, while the state's attorney general filed an order banning price gouging. Here's a look at developments in Massachusetts. DEATH The state Department of Public Health said Friday a man in his 80s from ...

Brazil President mulling 3rd coronavirus test

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BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said he may receive a third coronavirus test even though he says he's twice tested negative for the virus. Local paper O Globo reported 22 members of the committee that traveled with Bolsonaro to the U.S. earlier this month have tested ...

West Virginia governor tests negative for coronavirus

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday said he has tested negative for the new coronavirus after his staff discovered he attended an event with the first person in the state to test positive for the virus. Justice, a Republican, said he hugged and took a photo ...

Celebrities get virus tests, raising concerns of inequality

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By MICHAEL BIESECKER, MICHELLE R. SMITH and TIM REYNOLDS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities, politicians and professional athletes faced a backlash this week as many revealed that they had been tested for the coronavirus, even when they didn't have a fever or other tell-tale ...

What you need to know today about the coronavirus outbreak

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There's a rare glimmer of hope for the rest of the world as it battles the coronavirus pandemic: Chinese authorities said Thursday that Wuhan, the former epicenter that initially suffered thousands of cases a day, and its surrounding province had no new cases to report. It also ...