Seoul National University Hospital medical team exercise for COVID19 mild virus case before patient arrives at Seoul National University Hospital Mild Virus care center in Mungyeong, Northern Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, on March 4, 2020.
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- Global deaths: More than 3,270 according to the latest figures from the WHO
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5:48 pm: Italy may seek suspension of EU budget rules with 5 billion euro ($5.6 billion) virus package
Italy may ask for a temporary suspension of European Union budget rules as it struggles to contain a coronavirus epidemic, the deputy economy minister said on Thursday, Reuters reported.
Laura Castelli told Il Messaggero newspaper that the government was considering increasing the amount of money it planned to spend mitigating the crisis to 5…