Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

CORONAVIRUS: U.S. congress votes $8.3Bn to fight outbreak

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The United States Congress has voted for a $8.3bn emergency funding package to fight the coronavirus. This follows reports of 11 deaths, including one in California, the first outside Washington state. More cases have also emerged in New York and Los Angeles with California declaring a state of emergency.

Globally, more than 95,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the vast majority in China where the virus originated late last year.

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