Five stories you need to know for February 23, 2021

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    5 stories to know for February 23: U.S. coronavirus deaths, El Chapo’s wife arrested, Trump’s taxes, News from Mars and the Facebook-Australia friendship

    1. More than 500,000 Americans died as a result of COVID-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. “has done worse than most any other country”

    2. U.S. arrests wife of Mexico cartel chief El Chapo on drug charges

    3. NASA scientists unveil the first sounds recorded on Mars during the rover landing

    4. Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws

    5. U.S. Supreme Court sets the stage for release of Trump tax returns to a New York prosecutor, dealing a major blow to Trump

    #JoeBiden #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Fauci #ElChapo #EmmaCoronelAispuro #Mars #NASA #Facebook #Australia #Trump #News

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    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

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  • In This Story: Dr Anthony Fauci

    Anthony Fauci is an American physician and immunologist who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. Since January 2020, he has been one of the lead members of the Trump administration’s White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

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  • In This Story: Mexico

    Mexico is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is the most populous Spanish-speaking nation. Mexico City is its capital city and largest metropolis.

    Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.

    Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.

    Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.

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  • In This Story: NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space research. NASA was established in 1958, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.

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