Coronavirus infections top 5 million worldwide

PARIS, FRANCE — Global infections from the novel coronavirus surpassed five million on Thursday as the…

Analysis: Trump calls U.S. world-leading coronavirus caseload a ‘badge of honour’

If America navigates its risky pursuit of a comeback without unleashing a vicious resurgence of coronavirus,…

Virus cases rising in Russia as crisis eases elsewhere

MOSCOW — As the coronavirus outbreak eases in Western Europe and parts of the U.S., cases…

Global worries as infections spike in Russia, Brazil, India

MOSCOW — Coronavirus cases are spiking from India to South Africa and Mexico in a clear…

Germany, France propose 500 billion-euro virus recovery fund for EU economy

BERLIN — The leaders of Germany and France agreed Monday on a one-off 500 billion-euro ($543…

Trump says he’s taking unproven malaria drug in case he gets virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen…

Navajo Nation surpasses New York state for the highest COVID-19 infection rate in the U.S.

The Navajo Nation has surpassed New York and New Jersey for the highest per-capita coronavirus infection…

70 cases of COVID-19 at French schools days after reopening

PARIS — Just one week after a third of French schoolchildren went back to school in…

Man interviewed over U.K. rail worker’s coronavirus death after alleged spitting incident

AMY WOODYATT — Police have interviewed a man in connection with an incident in which a…

India extends COVID-19 lockdown after surge in cases

NEW DELHI — India on Sunday extended its nearly 2-month-old lockdown by two weeks after reporting…

Virus heads upriver in Brazil Amazon, sickens native people

MANAUS, BRAZIL — In the remote Amazon community of Betania, Tikuna tribe members suspect the coronavirus…

U.S. pilot jailed in Singapore for breaking quarantine order

SINGAPORE — An American cargo pilot who admitted to “poor judgment” in breaking a quarantine order…

U.S. doctors alerted to rare condition in children linked to COVID-19

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors in the United States about…

Japan easing state of emergency, Wuhan starts new virus testing

BANGKOK — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Thursday the lifting of a coronavirus state of…

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

BRUSSELS — New coronavirus clusters have surfaced around the world as nations struggle to balance reopening…

Coronavirus lockdown eases in England, more exercise allowed

LONDON — The sound of a crisply struck golf ball could be heard in England for…

11 million in 10 days: China may test all of Wuhan amid fears of virus comeback

BEIJING — Authorities in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic first broke out, are…

Australia’s treasurer tested for COVID-19 after coughing in parliament

TORONTO — Australia‚Äôs federal treasurer has been tested for the coronavirus and is awaiting results in…

U.K. railway ticket office worker dies from COVID-19 after being spat on

A British railway ticket office worker has died from Covid-19 after being spat on while she…

Couple married nearly 61 years die on same day from COVID-19

It all started on a double date in the 1950s. Bill Olwig reached under the table…

Virus death toll in New York City worse than official tally: study

New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the…

Trapped in paradise: Breaking quarantine could mean prison time for tourists in Hawaii

Roving neighborhood police patrols. Uniformed soldiers manning checkpoints. A vast surveillance network of hotel staff and…

Singapore’s foreign workers blind spot during COVID-19 response

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA — Weeks after two of his roommates were diagnosed with COVID-19, Mohamad Arif…

Pence spends weekend at home after exposure to infected aide

WASHINGTON — U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the…

U.K.’s Boris Johnson lays out road map for easing virus lockdown

LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday outlined a “conditional plan” for reopening British…

U.K. map for leaving COVID-19 lockdown phases in return to work, school

LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a modest easing of the country’s coronavirus lockdown…

Turks over 65 venture out for four hours as virus rules ease

ANKARA, TURKEY — Turkey’s senior citizens got their first chance to venture outside in seven weeks…

U.K.’s Johnson to unveil road map for exiting virus lockdown

LONDON — The U.K. government has replaced its “stay at home” coronavirus slogan with a new…

Obama criticized Trump’s handling of pandemic as an ‘absolute chaotic disaster’

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic…

Workers at New York hospital gifted free vacations for efforts to combat COVID-19

Thousands of employees at a hospital in the epicenter of America’s fight against the coronavirus are…