Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on July 4

The latest: P.E.I. confirms three new cases of COVID-19 after being in the clear since late April. England’s pubs, restaurants and hair salons reopen as lockdown eases further. U.K. scraps quarantine for arrivals... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Friday

The latest: Texas and Florida clamped down on bars again Friday in the biggest retreat yet amid a surge across the South and West that sent the number of... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on June 24

The latest: Hospital administrators and health care experts warned desperately Wednesday that parts of the United States are on the verge of becoming overwhelmed by a resurgence of the coronavirus,... Read more »

U.S. grapples with how to drastically ramp up COVID-19 contact tracing

Before Washington state lifts its stay-at-home order, public health workers in Seattle’s King County want to be ready to douse any new sparks of infection. That task, they say,... Read more »

Philadelphia plans to open 1st supervised injection site in U.S. next week

A Philadelphia nonprofit group detailed plans Wednesday to open the country’s first medically supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths despite outrage from neighbours and opposition from... Read more »

Coronavirus fears rise in South Korean city after dozens of new cases confirmed

The latest: South Korea has 104 confirmed cases, including 1 death. Deagu mayor tells residents to stay inside after dozens of new cases confirmed in city. China changes the... Read more »

Federal government to evacuate Canadians on board quarantined cruise ship

Latest developments: Government of Canada sending chartered plane to repatriate Canadians on quarantined ship. More than 2,000 new cases of infection, 142 deaths confirmed in China.  U.S. aircraft to... Read more »

See inside China’s Huoshenshan Hospital, built in 10 days

Huoshenshan Hospital and a second, 1,500-bed facility due to open this week were built by construction crews who are working around the clock in Wuhan, China, the central city where... Read more »

Congo health minister resigns over government’s Ebola handling

Congo’s health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest over the presidency’s announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the... Read more »

San Francisco to force some addicts into treatment

A city known for its fierce protection of civil rights has voted to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against... Read more »