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Europe scrambles to contain rise in coronavirus cases

BERLIN — Political pressure grew Monday for European governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent’s struggling economies. Data released by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control showed five countries in the region with more than 120 confirmed cases per 100,000… Read More »

Texas pushes forward with business reopenings as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations slide, Gov. Abbott says

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol March 29, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Tom Fox | Getty Images Texas is allowing more… Read More »

Coronavirus: NHS staff off work due to testing shortages, say bosses

Media playback is unsupported on your device A lack of coronavirus tests for NHS staff is leading to staff absences and services being put at risk, hospital bosses have warned. NHS Providers, which represents English hospital trusts, said staff are having to self-isolate because they cannot get tests for themselves or family members. It comes… Read More »