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Coronavirus live updates: Crew member on USNS Mercy hospital ship tests positive for COVID-19

Worldwide, more than 1.48 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and at least 88,500 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.
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Coronavirus live updates: USNS Mercy crew member tests positive for COVID-19
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Doctors, nurses across US answer call for help in COVID-19 epicenter, New York

With many health care workers falling ill and fighting exhaustion, nurses and doctors are traveling from around the country or from outside their practice area, to provide aid in New York.
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Doctors, nurses across US answer call for help in COVID-19 epicenter, New York
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COVID-19 responses in countries around the world see varied results

Marty McCarthy is returning home to Australia but must quarantine under strict rules for two weeks. Other countries in Europe are seeing success with testing. Dr. Richard Besser answers questions.
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COVID-19 responses in countries around the world see varied results
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From scarves to HEPA filters, what kind of face covering is your best bet against coronavirus?

With health officials calling for the public to wear face coverings to help combat COVID-19, the internet is abuzz with advice -- and debates -- on the best approach.
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From scarves to HEPA filters, what kind of face covering is best?
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Confined in a small space due to COVID-19? Here's some tips from an astronaut

Dr. Jay Buckey spent 16 days orbiting Earth on the space shuttle Columbia.
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Astronaut shares tips for staying sane while confined during COVID-19
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Employees at veterans home with deadly outbreak say management didn't protect them

Employees at a veterans home with a deadly coronavirus outbreak say management "failed" them.
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Employees at veterans home with deadly outbreak say management 'failed' them
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Struggle to apply for unemployment continues across the country

The number of unemployed Americans continues to rise as states trying to keep up with the overwhelming amount of claims coming in.
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Struggle to apply for unemployment continues across the country
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Making 'PPE' at home: Families use 3D printers to address coronavirus shortages

In basements and garages across America, a cottage industry of 3D printing is gaining steam to address PPE shortages amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Making 'PPE' at home: Families use 3D printers to address coronavirus shortages
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Amid global pandemic, global on-the-fly innovation in some hospitals

Facing mask shortages, American hospitals and manufacturers are producing a simple protective device invented by a Taiwanese doctor.
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With global protective gear shortage, some hospitals get creative to protect workers
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Human impact on biodiversity loss may fuel future pandemics

Encroachment on plant and animal life by man is fueling diseases, scientists say.
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Human impact on biodiversity loss may fuel future pandemics
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Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth control

Lockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs
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Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth control
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Day of Hope: How to help food banks on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

For 24 hours, ABC will be raising awareness about food banks on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Day of Hope: How to help food banks on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis
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I'm a nurse and I have never seen this kind of generosity and humanity
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Ongoing religious services spark debate over faith versus safety

As Christians and Jews begin their holiest week of the year, some theologians say they're afraid not enough work is being done to keep people safe from the coronavirus.
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Ongoing religious services spark debate over faith versus safety
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Trump abruptly removes inspector general named to oversee $2T in stimulus spending

President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly removed the inspector general just named to oversee $2 trillion in stimulus spending.
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Trump abruptly removes inspector general named to oversee $2T in stimulus spending
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New York curve flattens despite highest daily COVID-19 death toll, Cuomo says

More than 1.4 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 82,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China in December.
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New York curve flattens despite highest daily COVID-19 death toll, Cuomo says
April 9, 2020, 6:57 AM

Pennsylvania nurse says goodbye to family to help COVID-19 battle in New York City

Luke Adams speaks openly about his journey from Pennsylvania to New York and sleeping in his car to save money. He’s now staying in a hotel but misses his family back home in Pennsylvania.
April 9, 2020, 6:57 AM
Pennsylvania nurse says goodbye to family to help COVID-19 battle in New York City
April 9, 2020, 6:57 AM

Oklahoma nurses answer call for help in New York City, COVID-19 epicenter

ICU nurses Jamie Edens and Ryan Ward responded to an online posting for crisis travel nurse jobs and will be working 12-hour shifts for 21 days straight.
April 9, 2020, 6:57 AM
Oklahoma nurses answer call for help in New York City, COVID-19 epicenter
April 9, 2020, 6:30 AM

Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus
April 9, 2020, 6:30 AM
April 9, 2020, 5:52 AM

U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic

The first alarms sounded in early January.
April 9, 2020, 5:52 AM
US 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic
April 9, 2020, 4:49 AM

Democrats want $500B more in crisis relief, setting up Senate showdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are calling for half a trillion dollars in additional aid to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
April 9, 2020, 4:49 AM
Democrats want $500B more in crisis relief, setting up Senate showdown
April 9, 2020, 4:47 AM

A look inside a rural Louisiana hospital on the front lines of a pandemic

"When it starts getting into your local hospital, it becomes real."
April 9, 2020, 4:47 AM
Inside a rural hospital on the front lines of a pandemic
April 9, 2020, 4:45 AM

Nike is converting popular sneakers into face shields for health care workers

Nike is converting popular sneakers into face shields for health care workers.
April 9, 2020, 4:45 AM
Nike converting popular sneakers into face shields for health care workers
April 9, 2020, 4:35 AM

CDC releases new data as debate grows over racial disparities in coronavirus deaths

Experts say more can be done now, beginning with a fuller picture of coronavirus and race on a national level.
April 9, 2020, 4:35 AM
CDC releases new data as debate grows over racial disparities in coronavirus deaths
April 9, 2020, 4:19 AM

Tough moments on the front lines

Doctors in hard-hit New York City continue to battle the coronavirus.
April 9, 2020, 4:19 AM
Tough moments on the front lines
April 9, 2020, 4:19 AM

Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn on front line of epidemic

Hot spots are growing in places like Washington, D.C., and Detroit despite glimmers of hope that social distancing is working.
April 9, 2020, 4:19 AM
Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn on front line of epidemic
April 9, 2020, 4:18 AM

Ecuadorian government grapples with COVID-19 cases

Lack of resources and stigma from the virus has left many families struggling to bury the dead.
April 9, 2020, 4:18 AM
Ecuadorian government grapples with COVID-19 cases
April 9, 2020, 4:18 AM

80% of Americans believe things will only get worse

Authorities across the U.S. are underlining that people of color have more to fear from COVID-19.
April 9, 2020, 4:18 AM
80% of Americans believe things will only get worse
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM

New report shows US may have missed COVID-19 warnings

U.S. medical investigators overseas filed an intelligence report warning of a potential crisis.
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM
New report shows US may have missed COVID-19 warnings
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM

Wuhan ends lockdown after 76 days fighting COVID-19

There are still major doubts about China's numbers of infections and deaths, but it was an important day for residents.
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM
Wuhan ends lockdown after 76 days fighting COVID-19
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM

Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine dies of coronavirus

The Grammy winner was 73 and had been battling complications from COVID-19 in Nashville.
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM
Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine dies of coronavirus
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM

US intelligence agencies warned of virus in November

The dire warning about an out-of-control disease sweeping through China was detailed in a report by the National Center for Medical Intelligence.
April 9, 2020, 4:17 AM
US intelligence agencies warned of virus in November
April 9, 2020, 4:16 AM

Arkansas hospital discharges COVID-19 patient

The hospital called David Williams, who was on a ventilator while suffering from coronavirus, its "first miracle patient."
April 9, 2020, 4:16 AM
Arkansas hospital discharges COVID-19 patient
April 9, 2020, 3:53 AM

Walmart hit with wrongful death lawsuit after employee dies of COVID-19 complications

The relative of a Walmart employee in Illinois who died from COVID-19 complications filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the retail giant.
April 9, 2020, 3:53 AM
Walmart hit with wrongful death lawsuit after employee dies of COVID-19 complications
April 9, 2020, 3:35 AM

Grieving mother pleads for protection of forgotten front-line workers after daughter dies of COVID-19

Leilani Jordan worked while she was sick with coronavirus, her mother said, and died in her mother's arms in Maryland. She was 27.
April 9, 2020, 3:35 AM
Mother pleads for forgotten front-line workers after daughter dies of COVID-19
April 9, 2020, 3:25 AM

Unprecedented coronavirus antibody testing hits roadblock in Colorado

San Miguel County was going to test every single resident for antibodies.
April 9, 2020, 3:25 AM
Unprecedented coronavirus antibody testing hits roadblock
April 9, 2020, 3:06 AM

Over 90,000 cruise ship crew members stuck at sea amid coronavirus outbreak

Last week, three cruise crew members had to be med-evaced, one later died.
April 9, 2020, 3:06 AM
Over 90,000 cruise ship crew members stuck at sea amid coronavirus outbreak
April 9, 2020, 2:44 AM

DHS to houses of worship: Start planning now for life after COVID-19 crisis

Homeland Security asked houses of worship to plan for life after coronavirus and that includes a review of security plans and the possibility of continued social distance
April 9, 2020, 2:44 AM
DHS to houses of worship: Start planning now for life after COVID-19 crisis
April 9, 2020, 2:40 AM

New measures to protect nursing homes in Maryland and Los Angeles as coronavirus death toll rises

Two states are implementing new measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes.
April 9, 2020, 2:40 AM
'Strike teams' and military help: New steps to defend nursing homes from coronavirus
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Quaranstream: Free events and services to watch online while self-quarantining

To help navigate the Golden Age of Quaranstreaming, "GMA" presents an updated guide of content, live entertainment and services that you can stream for free online.
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Quaranstream: Free events and services to watch online while self-quarantining
April 9, 2020, 1:55 AM

Intelligence report warned of coronavirus crisis as early as November: Sources

"Analysts concluded it could be a cataclysmic event," a source says.
April 9, 2020, 1:55 AM
Intelligence report warned of coronavirus crisis as early as November: Sources
April 9, 2020, 1:46 AM

White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary

Trump trade adviser Navarro promoted hydroxychloroquine in TV interviews.
April 9, 2020, 1:46 AM
April 9, 2020, 1:46 AM

Governors plead for food stamp flexibility amid pandemic

There are only a handful of states in the country where food aid recipients can buy groceries online
April 9, 2020, 1:46 AM
April 9, 2020, 1:38 AM

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump notes religious holidays amid crisis, CDC issues guidance allowing some to return to work

President Donald Trump is trying to shift blame to the World Health Organization and is touting a model predicting fewer deaths from COVID-19 than first expected.
April 9, 2020, 1:38 AM
Coronavirus government response updates: CDC issues new back-to-work guidelines
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Authorities racing to develop COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Jen Ashton discusses a potential treatment as authorities worry about a second wave of the virus.
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Authorities racing to develop COVID-19 vaccine
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Remembering camera operator, musician Tony Greer

He worked in the "GMA" studio for more than six years before he died from complications due to COVID-19.
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Remembering camera operator, musician Tony Greer
April 9, 2020, 12:26 AM

US company poised to start COVID-19 vaccine safety test

A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus
April 9, 2020, 12:26 AM
April 9, 2020, 12:25 AM

What veterinarians want pet owners to know about coronavirus and their animals

Veterinarians and the CDC weighed in on what people with pets should know about how to deal with coronavirus and animals.
April 9, 2020, 12:25 AM
What we know about coronavirus and pets, according to veterinarians
April 9, 2020, 12:17 AM

Coronavirus map: Tracking the spread in the US and around the world

The novel coronavirus outbreak began in China in late December. There are over 1.4 million confirmed cases worldwide and over 419,000 in the United States.
April 9, 2020, 12:17 AM
Coronavirus map: Tracking the spread in the US and around the world
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Saudi coalition announces ceasefire in Yemen as COVID-19 fears propel UN peace push

Saudi coalition announces ceasefire in Yemen as COVID-19 fears propel UN peace push
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Saudi coalition to cease military operations in Yemen amid fears of COVID-19 outbreak