This One Graph Shows Why ‘Flattening The Curve’ Is So Critical For COVID-19 Right Now

Anywhere from 20 percent to 60 percent of the adults around the world may be infected with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease COVID-19. That’s the estimate from leading epidemiological experts on communicable disease dynamics.   Even the best-case scenario using those numbers means nearly 40,000,000 adults will be infected in […]

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U.S. Soccer chief apologizes for ‘offense and pain’ as USWNT protests

8:28 AM IST Graham HaysESPN.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. Even as they were earning their third SheBelieves Cup title on the field Wednesday, U.S. women’s national team players also won an apology from the president of their own federation in the […]

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The Coronavirus Has Officially Been Declared a Pandemic. Here’s What You Need to Know

The World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic on Wednesday as it spreads in more than 100 countries around the world. The WHO defines a pandemic as “the worldwide spread of a new disease.” The determination is based on the geographic spread of a disease, the severity of illnesses it causes, and its […]

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– Lagos accounts for 38% of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria—NOPRIN

Sitting from left— Chairman of FIDA, Lagos State, Mrs. Phil Nneji; National Coordinator, NOPRIN, Ikule Emmanuel, and by some participants at the event. By Esther Onyegbula A non-governmental organisation, Network for Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, has said 38 percent of extra-judicial killings recorded between January 2019 and January 2020 happened in Lagos State. National […]

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NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. Now there will be no games at all, at least […]

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2020 NFL draft order – All 255 picks, seven rounds, date and location

9:00 PM ET ESPN staff The 2020 NFL draft order is set, with all 255 picks and seven rounds locked in for April’s draft. The Cincinnati Bengals kick off things with pick No. 1 — Joe Burrow, anyone? — and the New York Giants end it with pick No. 255. The 2020 NFL draft begins […]

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The U.S. President faces a triple threat of crises

President Donald Trump and his administration now face three major crises occurring simultaneously. First, there’s the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S., with over 1,000 cases and 38 deaths reported. Then there’s the oil price war that’s led to a drop in crude oil prices (down to $31.13 per barrel). And finally, there’s the […]

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