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Coronavirus: Coronavirus Live Updates: World Approaches One Million Deaths
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The number of lives lost to the virus is nearing one million, and new hot spots keep emerging. The U.S., Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than half of the total.This briefing has ended. Read live coronavirus updates here.ImageA volunteer taking a vaccine as part of a study in Hollywood, Fla., on Thursday.Credit…Marco Bello/ReutersA…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Why the Wealthy Get Quick Test Results
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New York TodayPublished Sept. 1, 2020Updated Sept. 9, 2020ImageCredit…Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesMany New Yorkers have reported lengthy delays, sometimes spanning more than two weeks, in receiving their virus test results. But for others in New York City, the turnaround can take less than 24 hours.As large laboratories across the country scramble to meet…

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Coronavirus: How My 2-Year-Old Planted a Coronavirus Story Idea
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Times InsiderAfter another child at my son’s day care tested positive, I ran into obstacle after obstacle trying to get him a test. I quickly learned I wasn’t alone among concerned parents of young children.A toddler getting tested for the coronavirus in Seattle. Many testing sites serve only adults.Credit…Elaine Thompson/Associated PressSept. 13, 2020Times Insider explains…

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Coronavirus: Amtrak Will Furlough Over 2,000 Workers Because of the Coronavirus
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Politics|Amtrak Will Furlough Over 2,000 Workers Because of the CoronavirusThe job cuts come as the rail agency’s response to fiscal challenges receives scrutiny from rail advocates and federal lawmakers.An Amtrak employee at Union Station in Washington, D.C. Ridership on relatively shorter routes like those in the Northeast Corridor is down more than 80 percent.Credit…Luke Sharrett…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus, Indoor Dining, Toy Soldiers: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit…Doug Mills/The New York Times1. President Trump minimized the dangers of the coronavirus even though he knew it was highly contagious and deadly, according to a new book by Bob…

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Coronavirus: Trump Demands U.N. Hold China to Account for Coronavirus Pandemic
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In speeches broadcast at this year’s Covid-compromised General Assembly, the presidents of China and the United States punctuated an intensifying schism between the two superpowers.VideotranscripttranscriptThe United Nations ‘Must Hold China Accountable,’ Says TrumpIn his prerecorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump called China the source of spreading the coronavirus.We are…

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Coronavirus: What Will Post-Coronavirus Social Life Really Be Like?
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Illustration: Benjamin Currie/GizmodoGiz AsksGiz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything and get answers from a variety of experts.How many sentences, since March, have started with the words “when all this is over”? Billions, probably, but fewer of late, as each of us reckons with the fact that this will never be over,…

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Coronavirus: The Doctor Tackling a Coronavirus Mystery in Children
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Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi treated some of the world’s most horrendous infectious diseases before fleeing Venezuela. Now that experience is helping him untangle MIS-C.Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi at his Mt Sinai lab. He has spent his life studying strange contagious viruses and now turns to a mysterious disease linked to children and Covid-19.Credit…Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesWhen the…

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Coronavirus: Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Soccer|Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for CoronavirusThree players total on the club tested positive.Neymar and his club, Paris St.-Germain, lost in the Champions League final last month.Credit…Pool photo by David Ramos/EPA, via ShutterstockNeymar, soccer’s costliest player, is one of three Paris St.-Germain players who played in last week’s Champions League final to test positive…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus Vaccine, 2020 Election, Jane Fonda: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Sept. 2, 2020(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit…Chandan Khanna/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told states to prepare for a possible coronavirus vaccine by early November, raising concerns about…

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Coronavirus: Trump’s Tariffs? Coronavirus? China’s Exports Are Surging Anyway
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ZHONGSHAN, China — This was supposed to be the year that China’s export machine began to stall. President Trump had imposed broad tariffs on Chinese goods. Countries like Japan and France pushed companies to shift production from China. The pandemic had crippled China’s factories by the end of January.Instead, China Inc. has come roaring back.After…

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Coronavirus: F.D.A. Allows Expanded Use of Plasma to Treat Coronavirus Patients
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The move came on the eve of the Republican convention and after President Trump pressed the agency to move faster to address the pandemic.President Trump on Sunday described the treatment as “a powerful therapy” made possible “by marshaling the full power of the federal government.”Credit…Oliver Contreras for The New York TimesPublished Aug. 23, 2020Updated Aug. 28,…

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Coronavirus: America’s Coronavirus Reopening Choice: Schools, Bars or Disney World?
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Opinion|When It Comes to Covid-19, Most of Us Have Risk Exactly BackwardWe aren’t very good at discussing trade-offs, but we need to make some during this pandemic.By Aaron E. CarrollDr. Carroll is a pediatrician and contributing opinion writer.Aug. 28, 2020VideoCreditCredit…By Igor BastidasMy daughter argues that as long as she’s seeing all of her friends together…

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Coronavirus: Israel’s Coronavirus Czar Clashes With Ultra-Orthodox, a Netanyahu Ally
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As he moved to slow the pandemic, Dr. Ronni Gamzu kept butting heads with ultra-Orthodox leaders. Then Israel’s top virus fighter was suddenly undercut.Dr. Ronni Gamzu, waving the Israeli flag, became Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s virus czar after pioneering a program to protect the elderly from the virus at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv.Credit…Abir Sultan/EPA,…

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Coronavirus: Global coronavirus infections top 30 million
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Image copyright EPA Image caption The virus appears to be spreading much faster in India than any other country The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe has surpassed 30 million, according to figures by America’s Johns Hopkins University.More than 940,000 have died with Covid-19 since the outbreak began in China late last year.The…

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