miércoles, julio 24, 2024



Cellphone data shows coronavirus kept churchgoers at home in every state on Easter

Cellphone data tracking Americans’ behavior shows that the vast majority of people who might normally be in church stayed away on Easter, the day churches often pull in their highest attendance of the year. Americans’ attendance at Sunday religious services began dropping dramatically in early March, according to a Washington...

WHO responds to Trump, says it regrets US move

The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday it regrets President Trump's decision to suspend funding and hopes that the U.S. will reverse the decision. "We regret the decision of the President of the United States to order a halt in funding to the World Health Organization," said Tedros Adhanom...

N.Y.C. death toll soars past 10,000 in revised virus count

New York City, already a world epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, sharply increased its death toll by more than 3,700 victims on Tuesday, after officials said they were now including people who had never tested positive for the virus but were presumed to have died of it. The new figures, released by...

Mapping the COVID-19 recession

With each passing day, the 2008 global financial crisis increasingly looks like a mere dry run for today’s economic catastrophe. The short-term collapse in global output now underway already seems likely to rival or exceed that of any recession in the last 150 years. Even with all-out efforts by central...

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus after being admitted to hospital earlier this week for treatment for a separate infection. The 69-year-old former Scottish international striker is not showing any symptoms of the disease, his family said in a statement released by English Premier League leader Liverpool....

Opinion: The coronavirus is showing us which entrepreneurs matter

The owners of hair salons, bike shops and delis are stepping up to help their communities, all while wondering if they’ll make it. One sunny afternoon early in March, I hit the streets of my neighborhood, visiting local businesses. I was hustling up donations for the silent auction fund-raiser at...

Report: Coronavirus patients testing positive again after recovery

Coronavirus patients in South Korea are now testing positive for the virus a second time, health officials are warning, following similar reports in other countries. Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said in a statement announcing a formal investigation that dozens of patients have retested positive for the disease. “While...

The surprising intimacy of the Live-Streamed funeral

The rapid spread of the coronavirus was making international travel more uncertain than ever. So many families devised a solution: Host a small funeral and post a live stream for everyone else. As governments across the globe espouse self-isolation to stem the spread of the coronavirus, funeral homes are facing intense...
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