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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, the New England Patriots customized Boeing 767 jet rests on the tarmac at T.F. Green Airport, in Warwick, R.I. The Patriots private team plane is expected to land in Boston on Thursday, April 2, 2020, returning from China with more than one million masks to help control the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

The Latest: MLS extends training moratorium through April 24

Apr. 2, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Major League Soccer has extended its training moratorium through April 24 because of the coronavirus outbreak. Team facilities are closed to players and staff — except for players requiring treatment that cannot be...

Son of New Orleans jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. says musician died of pneumonia brought on by COVID-19

Apr. 1, 2020 11:16 PM EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Son of New Orleans jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. says musician died of pneumonia brought on by COVID-19.
In this Aug. 18, 2010, photo, Cincinnati Reds' Jim Edmonds waits for the pitch as he bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a baseball game in Phoenix. Former All-Star outfielder Edmonds announced on his Instagram page Saturday, March 28, 2020, that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Latest: Jim Edmonds has pneumonia, awaiting virus tests

Mar. 29, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Former All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms. The 49-year-old Edmonds sent a video update Saturday night on...

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo Hospital staff wash the emergency entrance of Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)

Timeline of key events in the spread of the new coronavirus

Mar. 27, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

JAN. 3: The number of cases of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China rises to 44 in an outbreak that awakens fearful memories of the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic. Most of the cases are traced to the South China Seafood City market in the suburbs of sprawling Wuhan, where offerings are reported to include wild...

Klobuchar's husband back home after virus hospitalization

Mar. 26, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's husband has been released from a hospital where he was being treated for low oxygen and pneumonia as a result of the coronavirus, the senator said Thursday. Klobuchar, a former Democratic presidential candidate, said in a statement that her husband, John...

Russian President Vladimir Putin wearing a protective suit enters a hall during his visit to the hospital for coronavirus patients in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. For some people the COVID-19 coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause severe illness including pneumonia. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia ramps up measures against coronavirus as cases grow

Mar. 24, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities acknowledged Tuesday that a low number of coronavirus cases in the country could be a result of insufficient screening and warned that the nation must brace for the worst. President Vladimir Putin donned a yellow protective suit to visit the top Moscow hospital treating...

The Latest: Beijing screening overseas flights for virus

Mar. 23, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 275,000 people and killed more than 11,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 88,200 people have recovered...

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2020 file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., center, gets a kiss from husband John Bessler, upon arriving at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa. Sen. Klobuchar announced Monday, March 23 that her husband has tested positive for the coronavirus.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar File)

Klobuchar says husband hospitalized with coronavirus

Mar. 23, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Monday that her husband, John Bessler, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The former Democratic presidential candidate said in a statement that Bessler began feeling sick when she was in Minnesota and he was in Washington, D.C., and that he...

This undated image provided by Mount Sinai Hospital in March 2020 shows a CT scan from a 65-year-old man in China with COVID-19. Pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus can show up as distinctive hazy patches on the outer edges of the lungs, indicated by arrows. (Mount Sinai Hospital via AP)

COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

Mar. 22, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scans of the lungs of the sickest COVID-19 patients show distinctive patterns of infection, but so far those clues offer little help in predicting which patients will pull through. For now, doctors are relying on what's called supportive care that's standard for severe pneumonia. Doctors...

Bay Area congressman in critical condition with pneumonia

Mar. 21, 2020 8:48 PM EDT

A congressman representing a San Francisco Bay Area district is in critical condition after he was hospitalized with pneumonia after he fractured a rib, his chief of staff said Saturday, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier was admitted to a hospital of March 13 after he fractured a rib when he fell while running, Betsy...