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Coronavirus outbreak: World Health Organization says death toll has risen to 724 globally

The World Health Organization gave an update on the novel coronaviru on Saturday confirming the death toll had risen to 724, with 723 cases in China alone. Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove also discussed the mortality rate of the virus, stressing that mortality rate increases as age increases but that the number of deaths overall versus […]

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Coronavirus: Canada has close to 20,500 active COVID-19 cases, feds report | FULL

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam on Friday announced the country’s latest coronavirus numbers — 191,732 total cases of COVID-19, 9,699 total deaths due to the virus and close to 20,500 active COVID-19 cases nationally. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference, alongside Tam, and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer […]

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COVID-19 study on surface spread inconsistent with real-world scenarios, expert says

An Australian study on COVID-19 transmission via surfaces says viable traces of the virus could still be detected on some surfaces after 28 days. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogosh says the researchers’ laboratory test results may not be replicable in real-life settings. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with […]

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CBC News: The National | Trump leaves hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis | Oct. 5, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump has left the hospital after several days of treatment for COVID-19, raising questions and concerns about his condition. Provincial officials are at odds with Toronto officials over the steps needed to combat COVID-19 in the city. Plus, living alone during the pandemic as tighter rules return. #TrumpCOVID #COVID19 Welcome to The […]

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WHO declares coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency at a press conference in the United Nations building in Geneva. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5445775 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on […]

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