Vox called for protesters to attend the protests in their vehicles and thus skirt the current prohibition on social gatherings in effect under the nation’s two-month long state of emergency designed to reduce contagion risks.
By Joseph Wilson, Alicia León, Associated Press
Spain’s left-wing coalition government has averted — for now — a political crisis on top of the enormous challenge the country already faces from its devastating coronavirus outbreak, which has claimed more than 25,000 lives and severely damaged the economy.
By Joseph Wilson, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
The start of a new week marked more reopenings across the United States, whose death toll from COVID-19 is now over 68,000. In Washington, D.C., the Senate returned to the Capitol, while the House remained at recess due to the…
By Stephanie Sy
Uncertainty in planning for the coronavirus pandemic has left the globe dotted with dozens of barely used or unused temporary field hospitals. Many makeshift facilities will now be kept on standby for a potential second wave of infections.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
By Angela Charlton, Elena Becatoros, Nick Perry, Associated Press
France and Spain were laying out separate roadmaps Tuesday for lifting their lockdowns, while signs emerged that the virus has been all but vanquished in New Zealand and Australia.
By Joseph Wilson, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Shrieks of joy rang out Sunday in the streets of Spain as children were allowed to leave their homes for the first time in six weeks, while people in Italy and France were eager to hear their leaders' plans for…
By Aritz Parra, Mike Corder, Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
China has announced that the coronavirus death toll Wuhan was nearly 50% higher than previously reported. The revision highlights just how seriously current figures may be understating the true toll of the pandemic around the globe.
Spain is among the countries hit hardest by COVID-19 so far. But after more than 17,000 deaths and weeks of a strict lockdown, workers in some non-essential industries returned to their jobs Monday. The easing of restrictions is controversial in…
By Eric Tucker, Aritz Parra, Joseph Wilson, Associated Press
Governments are struggling with the delicate balance between keeping people safe from a highly contagious disease and making sure they can still make a living or have enough to eat.
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