Patients and medical personnel are seen at a temporary hospital inside a conference center in Madrid on April 2. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)
Patients and medical personnel are seen at a temporary hospital inside a conference center in Madrid on April 2. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)

Italy and Spain see ‘first positive signs’ in coronavirus crisis, ambassadors say

The diplomats expressed gratitude for aid shipments and advice from China, which has sent a team of doctors to Italy, but said their governments are fully aware that the Chinese government sees its assistance as part of a global competition.

India identifies its first ‘super-spreader’: A Muslim missionary group with 400-plus members infected

Members of Tablighi Jamaat unwittingly spread the virus across the country.

Israeli spy agency’s latest mission: Hunting for scarce ventilators

The Mossad is securing medical supplies from undisclosed locations abroad, officials say.
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Covid-19 is poised to engulf nations plagued by fraying health-care systems, fragile governments and impoverished populations for whom social distancing is impossible.
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If I did have covid-19, the doctors treating me were likely exposed, and friends who came to see me in the weeks following could have contracted and spread it, too.
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further.
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Farmers fear coronavirus issues mean there will be no one to work in their fields.
Pompeo offers sanctions relief for transitional government, departure of Cuban security personnel, and free and fair elections.
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Hospitals are turning away patients and bodies are being left on streets and in homes for days in Guayaquil, a normally bustling Ecuadorian metropolis of 2.2 million that has become a hot spot in Latin America as the coronavirus pandemic spreads
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The tension is palpable
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Health officials say some African countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April
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