Coronavirus live news: US deaths could reach 240,000 as UN says world faces worst crisis since WW2

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US has one 1 in 5 cases globally; global cases pass 850,000; record daily fatalities in UK, France, Italy, Spain and Russia. Follow the latest updates.

More now on that warning from US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who said the world faces the most challenging crisis since the second world war.

The New York Times reports that the US Centers for Disease Control is reconsidering its guidelines on masks, as it warns that up to 25% of people infected with the virus do not show symptoms.

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