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FAQ For Parents Grappling With Kids Homebound By Coronavirus


The rapidly-moving coronavirus has closed schools across Oregon. Parents, what questions do you have?

As Coronavirus Strains Hospitals, Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays, Uncertainty


As hospitals are forced to delay or cancel certain medical procedures so they can focus resources on treatment of COVID-19, it's disrupting ongoing care for people with other serious illnesses.

Queen Elizabeth II To Address U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus


The 93-year-old monarch is expected to urge self-discipline and resolve amid the pandemic. "I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge."

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Todo Lo Que Necesita Saber Del Coronavirus (Y Otras Cosas, TambiƩn)

Tenemos respuestas a sus preguntas sobre el coronavirus, incluyendo algunas que no sabías que tenías. Desde usar máscaras hasta los orígenes del virus, todo está aquí.

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Portland Service Industry Reeling And Uncertain With NBA, MLS On Hold

While many white collar workers are now telecommuting to their jobs, service industry workers often rely on the large gatherings now temporarily banned in Oregon to make a living.

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A Glossary Of Coronavirus Terms, From ARDS To Zoonotic

We've compiled a list of COVID-19 jargon. It covers most of the words you'll encounter in the news and more technical writing. Because honestly, what even is an enzyme and why should we care?

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Many Who Need Testing For COVID-19 Fail To Get Access

There's still a serious shortage of testing for COVID-19 across the country. Many people who are sick and showing likely symptoms say they still can't get tested.

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Hospitals Reject Trump's Claim They Are 'Really Thrilled' With Supplies

As hospitals warn of shortages, President Trump claims without offering evidence that he's hearing from administrators who are pleased with the current levels of supplies.

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Trump Warns 'One Of The Toughest Weeks' Is Ahead, Says To Brace For 'A Lot Of Death'

Amid record unemployment, the White House aims to quickly set up loan and direct payment policies to help bolster American families and businesses.

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PHOTOS: Coronavirus Kept People Out Of Beijing's Parks. Now They're Coming Back

As restrictions are relaxed in parts of China where the coronavirus struck, residents in Beijing are cautiously returning to the public spaces they love.


Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Coronavirus In The U.S.

Cases of COVID-19 have appeared throughout the country but certain areas are hit harder than others. Find out how many cases and deaths have been reported in each state.

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U.K. Cellphone Towers Ablaze As Conspiracy Theories Link 5G Networks To COVID-19

Unsubstantiated claims drawing links between the pandemic and the communications technology are troubling British telecom authorities. At least three fires have been reported amid these rumors.

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Live Updates: Oregon Nears 1,000 COVID-19 Diagnoses, More Diagnosed At Vets' Home

New cases were reported Saturday at the Oregon Veterans' Home, where officials previously thought COVID-19 had subsided.

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Setting The Record Straight In Another Week Of Trump And Coronavirus

There are lots of questions about the novel coronavirus that we try to answer, including whether we should wear masks, if the U.S. is testing enough and if there's a drug that can treat COVID-19.

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Trapped By The Coronavirus Pandemic, Congress Tries New Ways Of Legislating From Home

Congress left for an extended recess as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and may not return for several weeks. Lawmakers say their days have turned into a blur of conference calls and video chats.

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Gig Workers Struggle To Get Financial Help During Pandemic

Gig companies like Instacart and Uber promise financial assistance to workers affected by the coronavirus. But some workers are finding it hard to get that aid.

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