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With Strict Social Distancing, U.S. COVID-19 Deaths May Total 100,000

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Traffic is light on East First Street after the new restrictions went into effect at midnight as the coronavirus pandemic spreads on March 20, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay at home order for Californias 40 million residents except for necessary activities in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates: Economic Rescue Legislation, Unemployment Projections

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Coronavirus Updates: Trump Administration Evaluates Lifting Restrictions

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Examining The Trade-Offs To Social Distancing

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center's "ready room" in Washington, D.C., has mostly been used to house emergency supplies — but some storage carts have been moved out to make way for patient assessment stations. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Are U.S. Hospitals Ready?

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What U.S. Hospitals Must Do To Prepare For The COVID-19 Surge

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"As long as you have these discrete outbreaks ... there is the opportunity to control them," says Dr. Bruce Aylward, team leader of the joint mission between the World Health Organization and China on COVID-19. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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WHO Official Says Coronavirus Containment Remains Possible

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A Look At The Spread Of Coronavirus

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Why The Death Rate From Coronavirus Is Plunging In China

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Researchers give fruit juice to a short-nosed fruit bat after sampling its saliva, blood, urine and poop. They'll look for new viruses in the bat's bodily fluids. Kevin Olival hide caption

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New Research: Bats Harbor Hundreds Of Coronaviruses, And Spillovers Aren't Rare

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Coronavirus Outbreak Now Reaches 40,000 Cases

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Chinese Doctor Who Sounded Early Warning About Coronavirus Dies After Contracting It

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Employees of the Egyptian Quarantine Authority prepare to scan the body temperature of incoming travelers at Cairo International Airport. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The World Cares More About The New Coronavirus Than The Flu

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The Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, China, was closed as part of a shutdown of public transportation — an effort to control the spread of what's being called the Wuhan coronavirus. Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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China Halts Transportation Out Of Wuhan To Contain Coronavirus. Could It Backfire?

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