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Updated 3 years, 10 months ago

Virus data: What's known and not known about China's numbers

BEIJING (AP) — Every few days brings another grim milestone in the coronavirus outbreak. First Italy and Spain sur…

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Hezbollah shifts attention from Syria fight to battle virus

BEIRUT (AP) — In the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs, Hezbollah paramedics and volunteers on trucks and on foot sprayed disinfectants on shops and buildin…

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Mass testing, empty ICUs: Germany scores early against virus

BERLIN (AP) — Late last year — long before most people had heard of the new coronavirus now sweeping the globe — scientists in Germany sprang into action to de…

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Europe faces ICU crunch, rushes to build field hospitals

ROME (AP) — Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a building and hiring spree, throwing together makeshift hospitals…

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Olympic flame to stay a month in Fukushima; next stop unsure

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flame will be on display until the end of April in Japan's northeastern prefecture of Fukushima.

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Fake news or the truth? Russia cracks down on virus postings

MOSCOW (AP) — Two weeks ago, an opposition-leaning radio station in Russia interviewed political analyst Valery Solovei, who alleged the government was lying w…

Updated 3 years, 10 months ago
Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus policy delay

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medal…

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Virus dead in nursing homes are often its uncounted victims

PARIS (AP) — One by one, elderly residents of French nursing homes are going into forced isolation into their rooms. Their caregivers are walling themselves in…

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Un-baaaaa-lievable: Goats invade locked-down Welsh town

LONDON (AP) — Un-baaaaa-lievable: This wild bunch is completely ignoring rules on social distancing.

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan officially make the transition Tuesday from senior members of Britain’s royal family to — well, it’s unclear. In…

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
The countdown clock is clicking again for the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics.

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Europe's hospitals among the best but can't handle pandemic

LONDON (AP) — As increasing numbers of European hospitals buckle under the strain of tens of thousands of coronavirus patients, the crisis has exposed a surpri…

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Dismantling democracy? Virus used as excuse to quell dissent

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital …

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Crammed in filthy cells, political prisoners fear infection

CAIRO (AP) — Reza Khandan got the word from friends locked away in Iran’s most feared prison, Evin. A prisoner and a guard in their cell block had been removed…

Updated 3 years, 11 months ago
Brazilian pews become trenches in fight against quarantine

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like every Sunday, Brazilian Pastor Silas Malafaia took the stage of his Pentecostal temple in a middle-class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood…