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Nigerian Teen, David Odekunle Accepted Into 7 Ivy League Colleges
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Nigerian Teen, David Odekunle Accepted Into 7 Ivy League Colleges

Bloomfield High School Senior David Odekunle, Who Grew Up In Nigeria, Receives Acceptance Letters From 7 Ivy Leagues Schools: ‘It’s Like A Once-In-A-Lifetime Feeling’ He hasn't made his final choice yet. But no matter where David Odekunle chooses to attend college, the Bloomfield High School senior is looking forward to taking the next steps to becoming a doctor and "eliciting change" in his community. Odekunle, 17, and his proud mother, Florence Odekunle, recently told Patch that he has been accepted into 15 universities, including seven Ivy League schools. So far, the ambitious teen has been accepted to Princeton University, Yale University, Brown University, Columbia University, Dartmouth University, Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, Johns Hopki...
Global Infections Passes 5.3 Million, COVID-19 Updates At A Glance
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Global Infections Passes 5.3 Million, COVID-19 Updates At A Glance

Global cases have passed 5.3 million. According to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, there are 5,311,089 confirmed infections. At least 342,104 people have lost their lives in the pandemic so far. Both figures are likely to be significantly higher, however, due to underreporting and differing definitions and testing rates. Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses: Chinese state media. The Chinese virology institute in Wuhan, the city where Covid-19 first emerged, has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world, its director has said, AFP reports. The director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology told state broadcaster CGTN that claims made by US President Donald Trump and others the virus could have leaked fr...
Confirmed Coronavirus Cases hit 5 Million Worldwide
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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases hit 5 Million Worldwide

  The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has crossed 5 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday morning, 5,100,895 cases have been confirmed, 329,895 people have died, while 2,033,488 people worldwide have recorded. The United States remains the country most impacted by the pandemic, with more than 1.5 million cases and at least 93,400 deaths. Russia, and Brazil are the two other countries with the highest number of confirmed cases. Russia has almost 309,000 confirmed infections and 2,972 people have died with COVID-19, while Brazil has nearly 292,000 recorded cases and a much higher death toll, at 18,859.
Tension As US COVID-19 Cases Reaches 1 Million, 57k Death Reported
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Tension As US COVID-19 Cases Reaches 1 Million, 57k Death Reported

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the United States topped one million on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 57,000 people in the US, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,002,498 by the Baltimore-based school’s latest count. Earlier, US President Donald Trump had said that the US is “doing far more, and better, testing than any other country in the world”. The latest data shows 5,593,495 tests have been carried out in the US, and that is more tests in total than any other country. But the US has far more people to test than most other nations, with a population of about 328 million, and in terms of tests per capita it is still behind others. Exact testing...
COVID-19: Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK tests positive
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COVID-19: Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK tests positive

Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has tested positive for COVID-19. Ankomah has been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of a London Hospital after testing positive for the virus on Friday April 10. The diplomat was appointed as the head of Ghana’s Mission in the UK and Ireland in June 2017. So far, Ghana has recorded 408 confirmed cases and 8 deaths. Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 100,000. The figure, which was released by Johns Hopkins University, said there are nearly 1.7 million cases with more than 370,000 recoveries.
USA Records 1,150 COVID-19 Deaths In 24 Hours – Johns Hopkins
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USA Records 1,150 COVID-19 Deaths In 24 Hours – Johns Hopkins

The US recorded 1,150 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University said late Monday, April 6, pushing the country’s toll further above the 10,000 mark reached earlier in the day. According to Johns Hopkins’ running tally, there are more than 366,000 cases of new coronavirus in the United States — including in excess of 30,000 new cases in 24 hours — with total deaths at 10,783. AFP reports that the US has by far the most number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world. The number of deaths recorded since the start of the pandemic has for the past several days increased by at least 1,000 per day and is gradually approaching the number of deaths in Italy (16,523) and Spain (13,005)
COVID-19: US Records 1,169 Deaths In 24 Hours — Highest Single-Day Toll Globally
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COVID-19: US Records 1,169 Deaths In 24 Hours — Highest Single-Day Toll Globally

The United States recorded 1,169 COVID-19 fatalities in a single day, the Johns Hopkins University tracker showed Thursday, the highest one-day death toll recorded in any country since the global pandemic began. The toll reflected figures reported by the university between 8:30pm Wednesday (0030 GMT) and the same time Thursday. The grim record was previously held by Italy, where 969 people died on March 27. The US has now recorded around 6000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began. Trump changes his position on masks US President Donald Trump's administration appeared to join local officials on Thursday in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out during the still-exploding coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a White House briefing, Deborah Birx, a member o...
US Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds China’s
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US Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds China’s

The Coronavirus death toll in the US has officially exceeded that of China as confirmed by figures released on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University. The Baltimore-based university said there have been 3,415 deaths in the US from the virus, more than the 3,309 reported officially in China. The country with most fatalities is Italy as 12,428 people have died, since the virus was confirmed in the country. They are closely followed by Spain which has recorded 8,269 deaths, and then the United States. The US also has a total of 175,067 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, making it the country with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world. Italy is next with 105,792 cases, followed by Spain with 94,417 and China with an official tally of 82,278. In the last 24 hours, China wh...
Kim Jong Un Praises Nuclear Program, Promotes Sister
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Kim Jong Un Praises Nuclear Program, Promotes Sister

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons were a "powerful deterrent" that guaranteed its sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said "only one thing will work" in dealing with the isolated country. Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind. In a speech to a meeting of the powerful Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party on Saturday, a day before Trump's most recent comments, state media said Kim had addressed the "complicated international situation". North Korea's nuclear weapons are a "powerful deterrent firmly safeguarding the peace and security in the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia," Kim said, re...
Kim Jong Un Praises Nuclear Program, Promotes Sister To Center Of Power
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Kim Jong Un Praises Nuclear Program, Promotes Sister To Center Of Power

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons are a "powerful deterrent" which guarantee North Korea's sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said "only one thing will work" in dealing with the isolated country. Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind. In a speech to a meeting of the powerful Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party on Saturday, a day before Trump's most recent comments, state media said Kim had addressed the "complicated international situation". North Korea's nuclear weapons are a "powerful deterrent firmly safeguarding the peace and security in the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia," Kim ...
Possible Scenarios For Next Stage Of North Korea Crisis
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Possible Scenarios For Next Stage Of North Korea Crisis

The crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program deepened Thursday when US President Donald Trump underscored his threat to rain “fire and fury” on Kim Jong-Un’s regime by saying his apocalyptic warning perhaps “wasn’t tough enough.” The latest escalation in the stand-off has set the world on edge, with stock markets down and jittery observers now openly pondering whether the risk of nuclear conflict is real. AFP looks at some of the possible scenarios for how the crisis might play out: – Military intervention – Experts caution that military intervention in North Korea remains unlikely — at least for now. Ely Ratner, a senior fellow for China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations said Trump’s language was “irresponsible.” but added: “I don’t think we are on the brink of n...
Jude Okonkwo Accepted Into All Ivy League School
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Jude Okonkwo Accepted Into All Ivy League School

Chaminade High School senior Jude Okonkwo was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, joining a growing club of Long Island students who have achieved the distinction. Okonkwo, 17, of Dix Hills will have his pick of the elite schools — Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University — and must decide where to enroll by May 1. Recommended Cops: Woman killed in crash on parkway DA: Mayor, husband failed to file tax returns for 5 years District: Superintendent to retire, take NYIT post Chaminade senior is accepted to all Ivy League schools Cops: One killed in crash on parkway “I’m so grateful that, after all of the work I’ve put in, I’m able to reap the be...
Hannatu Dantata Talks About Trump Muslim Ban. Cries Out For Help
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Hannatu Dantata Talks About Trump Muslim Ban. Cries Out For Help

Alhaji Dantata's daughter. Dr. Hanatu Dantata, who is currently studying for an MBA at Johns Hopkins University, cried out on Facebook today on Trump ban! She vowed to exit the U.S and pleaded for an immigration attorney to help her navigate through these immigration storms to complete her studies and exit the United States with her two kids. The panic on Trump ban is sending shockwaves to many Nigerians living in the United States (both legally and illegally!

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