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US Death Toll From The Virus Eclipses China’s Official Count

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China’s official count, as the deepening crisis in New York hit close to home for the governor when he disclosed, teary-eyed, that his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has become infected.

North Carolinians Urged Not To Have Hairdressers Visit Homes

North Carolina residents are being urged by officials not to set up house calls for hairdressers and massage therapists during the stay-at-home order for the coronavirus outbreak, saying such arrangements put those providers at both professional and health risks.

How Would Overwhelmed Hospitals Decide Who To Treat First?

A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren’t enough to go around?

Tracking The Coronavirus In The Carolinas

New information is being released daily about the coronavirus and the impacts it's causing in the Carolinas.  WCCB's Digital Team will continue to update this story as new numbers are reported.

Nearly Half-Million Infected Worldwide With Coronavirus

The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the U.S. on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week in a stark demonstration of the damage to the world’s biggest economy.

What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have agreed on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid totaling some $2 trillion to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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