Good afternoon and welcome to a special edition of Axios Trends examining how the coronavirus pandemic will reshape our world.
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🚨 Breaking: ROME (AP) - Italian officials say new virus cases jumped 20% to more than 21,000.
Situational awareness ... Top headlines from the just concluded White House coronavirus briefing:
- Trump says he's been tested and is waiting on results.
- The European travel ban is being expanded to include the U.K. and Ireland.
- Temperature checks began for White House reporters; one was turned away for having a fever.
- NIH's Anthony Fauci warns "we have not reached our peak ... we will see more cases and more death."
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