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The Trump administration is prohibiting CDC officials from using these words or phrases in any official documents being prepared for next year’s budget: “vulnerable” “entitlement” “diversity” “transgender” “fetus” “evidence-based” “science-based”

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Yesterday, Pres Trump denied saying governors might not need some of the equipment requested. This morning, Trump on Fox repeated that claim & again questioned states' asks for supplies. “NY should be fine. Based on the numbers that we see, they have more than enough,” he said.

Reliance Industries announces Rs. 500 crores contribution to #PMCARES  Fund. In addition to its multi-pronged on-the-ground fight against #COVID19 : Reliance Industries

And there it is. The European Union's first dictatorship. None of these powers is needed to fight the virus. But they will help distract and deter opposition, especially when it becomes clear that the government has no better plan.

All bodies of #COVID19  patients should be cremated irrespective of religion. Burial will not be allowed. The funeral should not involve more than 5 people: Praveen Pardeshi, Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) #Mumbai  #Maharashtra 

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Doordarshan is all set to telecast Shaktimaan, the famous serial featuring Mukesh Khanna, for 1-hour daily on DD National network from April 2020 at 1 PM: Government of India

A total of 174 possibly infected #COVID19  patients have been admitted at Lok Nayak Hospital, of which 163 patients are from Nizamuddin. 85 patients came yesterday while 34 were admitted today. We have made all arrangements for them: Senior Official, Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi

The USNS Comfort, loaned to the coronavirus fight, enters the New York Harbor. The ship is equipped with 1,000 patient beds, 12 operating rooms, eight intensive care unit beds, and up to 1,200 Navy medical and communications personnel.

UPDATE: Less than two hours before midnight, President Duterte's public address—"tentatively" set at 4 p.m.— has not started yet. | @DJEsguerraINQ 

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In Midland, Texas, a man stabbed three Asian American family members, including a 2-year-old and 6-year-old. Per @FBI , “the suspect indicated that he stabbed the family because he thought the family was Chinese, and infecting people with the coronavirus."

WATCH: USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship loaned to the coronavirus cause, arrives in New York City. The ship will care for New Yorkers who aren't infected with COVID-19 but still require urgent care.