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WHO Warns Of More COVID-19 Outbreaks If Countries Open Back Up Too Quickly

ZURICH/GENEVA (Reuters) ― The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday that countries emerging from restrictions to halt the new coronavirus must proceed “extremely carefully” or risk a rapid rise in new cases. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said countries needed to ensure they had adequate measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 respiratory disease […]

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Anxiety And Confusion Plague Fulbright Scholars Called Back Home Due To Coronavirus

When several dozen Fulbright grantees gathered in Amman, Jordan, for a meeting about their program’s status on March 15, some were still optimistic they could stay. They’d received the same email that most Fulbrighters worldwide had gotten the previous Friday, which suggested they should probably go home. “It said ‘voluntary,’ but the language, it felt […]

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Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer Fires Back After Trump Slams ‘Young Woman Governor’

President Donald Trump on Thursday once again said the nation’s governors should be “doing more” to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and not rely so heavily on the federal government for help.  He claimed most governors “have been fantastic,” but then took a few potshots at Washington’s Jay Inslee (D) and Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer (D), whose name […]