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CBS News Veteran, Maria Mercader, Dies at 54 Due to Coronavirus

     Maria Mercader, whose work at CBS News helped deliver the division’s breaking news from the U.S. and around the world to viewers, died Sunday due to coronavirus, CBS News said.       She was 54 years old and had been on medical leave for an unrelated matter since the last week in February.     CBS News said Mercader  fought cancer and related illnesses for more than 20 years, and noted that numerous treatments and surgeries had left her among the most vulnerable to the disease.