Japan’s state of emergency is no lock down. What’s in it?

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other hard-hit Japanese prefectures to fortify the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. But this is no …

Live updates: U.S. reports highest daily coronavirus death toll; Wuhan makes a fresh start – The Washington Post

The Chinese city of Wuhan emerged from its 76-day lockdown Wednesday, with 11 million residents able to move around the city and the country — provided their government-issued “health code” shines …

Coronavirus: EU top scientist resigns citing politics and red tape

Image copyright European CommissionImage caption Prof Ferrari complained that his political skills in Brussels were “clearly inadequate” The president of the European Union’s ERC scientific research council has resigned after three …

Japan’s state of emergency is no lock down. What’s in it?

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other hard-hit Japanese prefectures to fortify the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. But this is no …

Live updates: U.S. reports highest daily coronavirus death toll; Wuhan makes a fresh start – The Washington Post

The Chinese city of Wuhan emerged from its 76-day lockdown Wednesday, with 11 million residents able to move around the city and the country — provided their government-issued “health code” shines …

Coronavirus: EU top scientist resigns citing politics and red tape

Image copyright European CommissionImage caption Prof Ferrari complained that his political skills in Brussels were “clearly inadequate” The president of the European Union’s ERC scientific research council has resigned after three …

Coronavirus: Eurozone rescue package deal stalls amid row

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Italy has been struggling with huge debt since before the coronavirus crisis Talks on how to help southern Eurozone countries badly affected by the coronavirus epidemic …

Why Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Flourish. And Why It Matters.

The coronavirus has given rise to a flood of conspiracy theories, disinformation and propaganda, eroding public trust and undermining health officials in ways that could elongate and even outlast the pandemic. …

Hotels Open as ‘Comforting Refuge’ for Health Care Workers

Days after closing for the first time in its 200-year-history, Claridge’s, the storied luxury hotel in London’s Mayfair district reopened on April 3 to 40 doctors, nurses and other National Health …

Italy’s Reopening Plan Advances in Test for Europe’s Virus Exit

(Bloomberg) — Italy’s discussions to gradually lift restrictions to contain the coronavirus are advancing, as Europe’s exit from stringent lockdown measures takes shape. Amid tense discussions weighing political and economic pressures …

Wuhan Shows the World Its Post-Coronavirus Future

Noel Celis/Getty More U.S. Eyes Second Coronavirus Outbreak in China It’s difficult to look back at the lockdown without feeling like it was an 11-week internment. More than 3,300 people reportedly …

Japanese newest Li-Ion battery-equipped submarine arrives at homeport

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force announced on April 8 that its new Soryu-class submarine, JS OURYU (SS-511), arrived at homeport Kure, Hiroshima prefecture. OURYU is the newest Japanese submarine, as well as …

EU Finance Deal Fails; U.K. Premier Remains in ICU: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — European Union finance ministers failed to agree on a recovery plan for the bloc after 16 hours of talks, driving the euro and Italian bonds lower. U.K. Prime Minister …