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Residents walk along the banks of the Yangtze River in Wuhan in central China's Wuhan province on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Skepticism about China’s reported coronavirus cases and deaths has swirled throughout the crisis, fueled by official efforts to quash bad news in the early days and a general distrust of the government. In any country, getting a complete picture of the infections amid the fog of war is virtually impossible. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Virus data: What's known and not known about China's numbersEvery few days brings another grim milestone in the coronavirus outbreak
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Empty runways and parked passenger aircraft are seen grounded at Copenhagen Airport, Denmark, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.  About 4, 000 employees from the nordic airline company SAS have agreed to have their pay cut down during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Martin Sylvest/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
Reporting for duty: Airline crew sign up to help hospitalsAirlines are looking to retrain laid-off cabin crew staff as medical workers to help in hospitals currently overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 file photo, people pass the Fringe Shop on Edinburgh's Royal Mile on the first day of the Edinburgh Fringe. Every August, the Scottish capital of Edinburgh plays host to some of the funniest and talented — not to forget the strangest — artists from the U.K. and the wider world. Not this year, as organizers made the decision Wednesday, April 1, 2020 to cancel the city's festivals as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Scott Campbell, File)
Not so funny: Edinburgh festivals canceled for first timeThe wildly popular festivals the Scottish capital of Edinburgh hosts every August have been canceled for this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
National Health Service staff wait in their cars to take a coronavirus test at a drive through centre in north London, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK's Johnson under fire for low number of COVID-19 testsWhen Prime Minister Boris Johnson developed a cough and fever, he got a test for the new coronavirus
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Notes Pulled From Western Wall, With a TwistHe stood at one of the world’s holiest sites and prayed for those who've contracted COVID-19. Then Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of Jerusalem's Western Wall, watched as thousands of written prayers crammed into the crevices of stone were removed. This happens twice a year before Passover and Rosh Hashana, per the...
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In this March 28, 2020, photo, people stand in a line outside a bank in Beirut, Lebanon, amid a financial crisis and a lockdown imposed by the government to help stem the spread of the coronavirus in Lebanon. (AP Photo/Zeina Karam)
VIRUS DIARY: An unfamiliar war for those who live with warThe pandemic has no shape, smell or sound
The Associated Press4 hours ago
NATO says its role not hit by virus as Russia drills troopsNATO's chief says the military alliance's defenses have not been undermined by the coronavirus
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Two cruise ships are anchored offshore past a lifeguard tower, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboardThe U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Raffat Altekrete is battling the coronavirus one shopping cart at a time as he uses a disinfecting spray outside a supermarket in Ter Apel, north-eastern Netherlands, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The Iraqi migrant, armed with latex gloves, a cleaning rag and a spray bottle of disinfectant is also aiming to express his gratitude and win hearts in a small Dutch community that hosts the Netherlands' biggest asylum seeker center. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Virus gives asylum-seekers chance to thank Dutch villagersRaffat Altekrete is battling the coronavirus one shopping cart at a time
The Associated Press6 hours ago
UN: We've Seen Nothing Like This Since WWIIAs confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide move relentlessly toward the 1 million figure, the United Nations is warning that the outbreak is the biggest test it has faced since it was formed in 1945. The global body called for international cooperation to fight the pandemic Wednesday, warning that it is "attacking...
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The Rev. April Keech, an Anglican priest, who organizes food deliveries to old and vulnerable people, makes a phone call in London, Saturday, March 28, 2020. Keech and her team of volunteers have spent the past two weeks buying groceries, filling prescriptions and making deliveries to residents in east London who are at risk of serious illness or death from the COVID-19 disease. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Volunteers fill gaps amid UK pandemic lockdownBritain is in the process of mobilizing around 750,000 volunteers to help vulnerable people after the government ordered a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19
The Associated Press8 hours ago
'Against the Law to Fake Having COVID-19' on April 1This April Fools' Day, very few people are in the mood for being pranked—or for reading news stories more surreal than what is already happening. Companies like Google have called off their annual corporate jokes and in some countries, authorities have warned that anybody spreading misinformation about the outbreak...
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