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Trump extends virus guidelines, braces US for big death toll

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President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines while bracing the nation that the U.S. coronavirus death toll could exceed 100,000.

The 15-day social distancing order previously issued has now been extended through April.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, issued the warning of 100,000 possible deaths. Trump said the country would be doing well if it “can hold” the number of deaths “down to 100,000."

Read more from The Associated Press.


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