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New infections show virus accelerating across Latin America

A nurse talks to a COVID-19 patient at the Dr. Ernesto Che Guevara hospital, that exclusively treats new coronavirus cases, in Marica, Brazil, Thursday, May 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Leo Correa) The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America on Friday, bringing a surge of new infections and deaths, even as curves …

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Europe reopens widely; China gives $2 billion to virus fight

Two girls have breakfast served at a bar in front of the gothic Cathedral in Milan, Italy, Monday, May 18, 2020. Italy is slowly lifting sanitary restrictions after a two-month coronavirus lockdown. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP) Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, high-fashion …

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Europe relaxing virus restrictions but cases flare elsewhere

From left, Tejmur, Naile, Layla and Emil Hacimuradov from Neuwied enjoy to feed sparrows as they have breakfast in a bakery at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Friday, May 15, 2020. After month of a nationwide lockdown restaurants are reopening in more German states on Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) …

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As new clusters emerge, WHO warns virus may be here to stay

A woman wearing a face mask to protect against coronavirus is reflected in a gwindow while passing along a street next to some bar terraces, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Roughly half of 47 million Spaniards are stepping into a softer version of the country’s coronavirus strict …

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As countries restart, WHO warns about lack of virus tracing

by Jim Mustian, Christina A. Cassidy and Lori Hinnant Saint-Tronc Castelroc primary school director Sylvie Duquesnoy prepares a classroom to receive students on a voluntary basis in Marseille, southern France, Monday, May 11, 2020. France is beginning to reopen Monday after two months of virus confinement measures. Shops, hair salons …

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The second virus wave: How bad will it be as lockdowns ease?

A serviceman of Belarus Ministry of Defence, left, and medical workers wearing protective gear are seen at a local hospital in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Despite the World Health Organization’s call for Belarus to ban public events as coronavirus cases rise sharply, President Alexander Lukashenko says the country …

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May brings reopenings around the globe as virus toll climbs

Visitors wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus stand widely spaced in line as they wait to enter the Forbidden City in Beijing, Friday, May 1, 2020. The Forbidden City reopened beginning on Friday, China’s May Day holiday, to limited visitors after being closed to the public for …

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AP-NORC poll: Seeking virus data, people struggle with trust

In this image from a video interview, John Manley, 58, a civilian U.S. Army public affairs officer at U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany, and wife Heidi Mathis, 60, answer questions during an interview. Manley also spent 21 years in the Marines. Americans are grappling with an essential question as …

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Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus

In this April 17, 2020, photo, pedestrians wait for crossing street in front of a statue at Shinjuku business district in Tokyo. Under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, people have been asked to stay home. Many are not. Some still have to commute to their jobs despite risks of infection, …

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New Zealand tames virus; France, Spain reveal lockdown exits

People with shopping pass by a closed bar in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Official statistics show that Spain’s unemployment rate rose to 14.4% in the first quarter of 2020, reflecting only the partial impact of the new coronavirus pandemic in Spain’s job market. Spain’s left-wing coalition government is …

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Global death toll tops 200,000 as some virus lockdowns eased

A bicyclist wears face protection against the new coronavirus while pedaling through Larimer Square early Saturday, April 25, 2020, in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) As the global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday, countries took cautious steps toward easing lockdowns imposed amid the pandemic, but fears …

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