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Trump declares national emergency in response to coronavirus pandemic

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening coronavirus crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump said the US will suspend all travel from Europe for the next 30 days. Since December 2019, coronavirus (COVID-19) has infected more than 109,000 people and killed more than 3,800… Read More »

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening stationJOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty By Ruby Prosser Scully The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been declared a global emergency, with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling for international support to stop its spread. This is only the fifth event to be… Read More »