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By Colleen Barry, Associated Press
With warmer weather beckoning, Italians are straining against a strict lockdown to halt the coronavirus that is just now showing signs of ebbing at the end of five weeks of mass isolation.
By Aritz Parra, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
As Christians around the world observed a Good Friday like no other, at home watching livestreams instead of at church, pressure mounted on governments to restart some industries and fend off further economic devastation from the coronavirus.
By John Yang
The human cost of the novel coronavirus pandemic is still rising worldwide, but infections may be leveling off in Italy, Spain and New York, which lost nearly 800 people to the disease Tuesday. U.S. officials at both the state and…
By Aritz Parra, David Rising, Nick Perry, Associated Press
Spain's coronavirus deaths jumped by a record number Tuesday as the country's medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients and the world total climbed to more than 800,000 case.
By Joseph Wilson, Colleen Barry, Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
As the U.S. tops the world in reported infections from the new coronavirus, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicts 100,000-200,000 deaths from the outbreak in the U.S.
By Nicole Winfield, Colleen Barry, Trisha Thomas, Associated Press
Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals have welcomed a slight stabilizing in the number of coronavirus infections but fear the virus is still silently spreading in the south two weeks into the West's most extreme nationwide shutdown.
Italy's decision is more in line with draconian measures taken by China than with declarations coming out of other democratic partners, who are at least a week or two behind Italy's rate of virus infections.
By Joseph Wilson, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
In Spain, doctors and nurses complain of shortages of the equipment necessary to shield them from contagion and tests for the new virus. There and in Italy, many medical professionals are falling ill.
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
With close to 7,000 deaths, Italy is the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic so far. Its health care system, one of Europe’s best, is mustering all its resources to respond to the flood of patients infected with COVID-19.
By Colleen Barry, Luca Bruno, Associated Press
Provincial mayors are sounding an alarm that the virus-related toll fails to reflect a spike in deaths in the general population among those who have not been tested.
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