Public debut without public for polar bear cubs at Dutch zoo

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A pair of twin polar bear cubs have made their public debut at a Dutch zoo — but without the public because of coronavirus restrictions. There was no sign of social distancing between the three-and-a-half-month-old cubs and their mother as they cautiously ventured out of the maternity den at the Ouwehands Zoo on Wednesday morning. The twins stuck close to their mother, called Freedom, as they explored their outdoor enclosure for the first time since they were born on Nov.
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Officials seek to calm public as new US virus cases reported

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The coronavirus would possibly moreover fair were circulating for weeks undetected in Washington disclose, a preliminary finding that will moreover mean a total bunch of undiagnosed cases within the disclose that’s also dwelling to the nation’s first confirmed an infection and now the first death, researchers acknowledged Sunday after examining genetic samples of the pathogens. Say and native authorities stepped up testing for the illness Sunday because the assortment of unusual cases grew nationwide, with unusual infections launched in Illinois, Rhode Island and Washington disclose.
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