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As soon as healh authorities declared a global pandemic, people were encouraged to take certain precautions to limit the spread of the viral disease.

Handwashing, social distancing and self isolation were encouraged.

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With the White House constantly referring to COVID-19 as the "Chinese Virus," many other members of the GOP are also removing their feet from their mouths after similarly racist comments.

The latest to draw criticism for his racist response to the Novel Coronavirus is Kentucky's Republican junior Senator Rand Paul.

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With the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus spreading, 21 passengers and crew members who tested positive for the virus aboard the cruise ship Grand Princess became a first major test for the Trump administration's emergency management skills during a pandemic.

The ship was held from docking for over two weeks past its planned conclusion on February 21 as the California National Guard provided test kits to passengers. According to some accounts, the passengers had even begun fighting over rotten food.

According to one passenger, President Donald Trump's management of the situation earned an "F."

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized United Nations agency focused on world public health. Top of their priorities at this time is COVID-19—a newly emerged strain of the coronavirus.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is an Ethiopian academic who has served as Director-General of the WHO since 2017.

On Thursday, Dr. Tedros posted a Twitter thread warning about the importance of an organized and calm response to the outbreak.

One of the tweets in the thread was particularly pointed, and after recent irresponsible comments by President Donald Trump about COVID-19, many think the message is directed at one particular world leader who does most of his communicating on Twitter.

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While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, President Donald Trump took a view of the COVID-19 outbreak—better known as the coronavirus—others seem to have overlooked.

The President told the gathered press of the benefits the United States was reaping from the reported deaths of over 3,000 people so far.

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The State Department is responsible for not only foreign relations and embassy operations outside the USA, they also take care of United States citizens and permanent residents when they work and travel in foreign nations.

In response to natural disaster, political unrest or pandemics, the State Department does whatever necessary to safely evacuate USA citizens and residents while mitigating any risks to the rest of the population of the country.

At least that's what is supposed to happen.

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Drone deliveries are shaping up to be the future of shipping, so naturally the race is on to see which service can most quickly utilize this relatively new technology to create more seamless and efficient delivery experiences.

It looks like we might have a winner.

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