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U.S. Rapidly Deporting Hundreds Of Migrant Children Under New Coronavirus Rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) ― U.S. immigration officials have rapidly deported nearly 400 migrant children intercepted at the U.S.-Mexico border in the past two weeks under new rules billed as seeking to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States, according to government data seen by Reuters.  President Donald Trump’s administration implemented new […]

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New York Governor Warns Hospitals Will Be Overwhelmed Under Nearly All Scenarios

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state’s hospitals will be overwhelmed under almost any realistic scenario in the coronavirus outbreak and authorities are adding capacity wherever possible to meet soaring demand, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday. The need for hospital beds and ventilators was particularly acute, the governor said, as the hardest hit state […]

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Coronavirus: Airlift for Britons trapped in China ‘under review’

An airlift for Britons stuck in China’s Hubei province by the coronavirus outbreak is being kept “under review”, the government has said. Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay told Andrew Marr it was a “fast-moving situation” and the Foreign Office was working with Chinese authorities. Updated Foreign Office guidance has warned against all travel to Hubei province […]