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As virus spreads, China and Russia see openings for disinformation

China and Russia have both seized on the novel coronavirus to wage disinformation campaigns that seek to sow doubts about the United States’ handling of the crisis and deflect attention from their own struggles with the pandemic, according to US intelligence officials and diplomats.

Daily bread? In France, fighting virus one baguette at a time

For some, not buying bread daily and instead staying indoors has become a gesture of solidarity with the French doctors and nurses fighting to save lives in stressed emergency wards.

In the coronavirus fight in Scandinavia, Sweden stands apart

When the coronavirus swept into Scandinavian countries, Norway and Denmark scrambled to place extensive restrictions on their borders to stem the outbreak. Sweden, their neighbor, took a decidedly different path.

Coronavirus-related deaths in the UK surpass 1,000

Another member of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet has developed symptoms of COVID-19, as the number of people with the coronavirus to die in the U.K. passed the 1,000 mark Saturday.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gamble

Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world leader, calling the pandemic a momentary, minor problem and saying strong measures to contain it are unnecessary.

South Africa enters lockdown as known COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000

South Africa enters lockdown as known COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000

‘We Take the Dead From Morning Till Night’

Sirens fill Italy instead of idle natives and tourists.

Turkey moves migrants from Greek border amid virus pandemic

Turkish authorities have evacuated thousands of migrants who had been waiting at the border with Greece hoping to make their way into Europe, as a precaution amid the coronavirus pandemic, Turkey’s interior minister said Friday.