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'Matter of life and death': Trump warns Americans to expect 'painful two weeks' Donald Trump has warned Americans to expect a "very painful two weeks" in the fight against coronavirus as the country's death toll peaks.

Coronavirus: The Italian COVID-19 hospital where no medics have been infected Across the world, doctors and nurses are getting sick trying to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In northern Italy, thousands of medical staff are affected and dozens have died.

Coronavirus US deaths exceed China's The number of people who have died in the US after testing positive for coronavirus has risen to 3,393, exceeding China's 3,305 reported fatalities.

Has Italy reached its peak in coronavirus cases? Europe's hardest-hit nation, Italy, has reached 100,000 cases of coronavirus and recorded more deaths than any other country.

Brazil president refuses to ramp up COVID-19 lockdown as Facebook pulls video Brazil's president has refused to extend the country's coronavirus quarantine measures because of job losses and the impact on the poor.

Why hasn't Sweden gone into lockdown over coronavirus? Sweden has largely remained open for business during the coronavirus outbreak, with many bars, shops and restaurants welcoming customers.

World-renowned neurosurgeon dies after being diagnosed with COVID-19 A world-renowned surgeon who separated conjoined twins four years ago has died after being diagnosed with coronavirus.

Girl, 12, youngest to die with coronavirus in Europe A 12-year-old Belgian girl has become the youngest known person in Europe to die after contracting coronavirus.

Trump gets Seoul population wrong by 28 million after boast Donald Trump misstated the population of South Korea's capital city by around 28 million people, moments after telling a news conference he knew the country "better than anybody".

Stocks rally as China data shows return to growth in key sector Global stock markets are making further tentative gains on hopes the economic disruption from the coronavirus pandemic will be weaker than some estimates fear.

Infected woman accused of fleeing lockdown defends herself after protests Protesters have gathered outside the home of a woman accused of fleeing northern Italy's lockdown and later testing positive for coronavirus.

Why coronavirus could mean weather forecasts are less accurate Weather forecasts could become less accurate as the number of flights across the world continues to decrease due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Moscow in lockdown amid strict control of Russian citizens Moscow is intending to "practically fully control the movement of citizens" to enforce quarantine measures as the Russian capital begins a full lockdown.

PM Modi apologises as India toughens measures to fight coronavirus Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the nation's poorest communities for forgiveness after ordering further restrictions to combat the spread of coronavirus among its 1.3 billion people.

How coronavirus lockdowns have caused drop in air pollution across the world Air pollution appears to have decreased in urban areas across the world as cities continue to be locked down to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Spain surpasses China coronavirus cases as deaths rise to 7,340 Spain has become the third country to confirm more cases of coronavirus than China - as its number of deaths rose by 812 in a day to reach a total of 7,340.

Oil costs hit 2002 low as markets digest surge in virus infections The cost of Brent crude oil has hit its lowest level since November 2002 as financial markets eye deepening economic damage from the coronavirus crisis.

France moves patients on trains to ease pressure on worst-hit hospitals Thirty-six critically-ill coronavirus patients have been transferred across France in two high-speed trains.

The funeral home overwhelmed by New York's conveyor belt of death The phone doesn't stop ringing at the Gerard J Nuefeld funeral home in New York City.

Belarus president refuses to cancel anything - and says vodka and saunas will beat coronavirus Few measures have been enforced to curb coronavirus in Belarus - instead, people are being urged to drink vodka and go to saunas.

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