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Inside Johnson & Johnson’s Nonstop Hunt for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Par Carl Zimmer
In Boston and in the Netherlands, scientists are racing to build a vaccine against the virus strangling the world.

Noe Mercado, a scientist at the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research in Boston, which is developing a coronavirus vaccine with Johnson & Johnson.

The Community That Covid-19 Built

Par Catherine Porter
On Hiawatha Road, the virus has stitched neighbors into a community that exchanges homemade food and homegrown produce.

Hiawatha Road in Toronto, where neighbors are growing, trading and sharing food.

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Par Jonathan Wolfe and Lara Takenaga
Americans still can’t stop fighting about masks.

Fighting Discrimination, a French Woman Becomes a Champion of Men

Par Constant Méheut
Assa Traoré had long demanded justice for her half brother, Adama, who died in police custody. Now, she embodies France’s fight against discriminatory police violence.

U.S. Reports More Than 70,000 New Coronavirus Cases for the Second Time

A new outbreak in China hints at a continued struggle to stamp out infections. California’s governor announces rules that would force most schools to start the year with virtual learning.

Long Waits for U.K. Hospital Treatment as N.H.S. Fights Coronavirus

Par Ceylan Yeginsu
With routine operations in England curtailed, some patients have experienced a significant deterioration.

Ruth Fawcett, who is waiting for knee surgery, is one of nearly four million people in England on the National Health Service waiting list for routine hospital treatments.

A Covid-19 Lesson: Some Seriously Ill Patients Can Be Treated at Home

Par Roni Caryn Rabin
To ease pressure on hospitals, Northwell Health brought medical workers, oxygen tanks and intravenous equipment into patients’ homes. Now Florida is taking cues.

When Joan Murray of Westbury, N.Y., a registered nurse, came down with Covid-19, she insisted on fighting the illness at home. “The last place I wanted to be was the hospital,” she said.

‘Our Role Is to Reduce Their Grief’

Par Alissa J. Rubin
None of Iraq’s existing graveyards wanted the bodies of Covid-19 patients. So Shiite leaders created a burial ground for them that is also open to Sunnis and Christians.

The New Valley of Peace cemetery, a graveyard for coronavirus victims outside of Najaf in southern Iraq.

Fire Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes

Par Elian Peltier
The images of smoke pouring out of the Gothic building were a painful reminder of the fire that mauled Notre-Dame in Paris, but the authorities said the damage would not be as serious.

The Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, where a fire broke out on Saturday morning.

Defying Kremlin, Protesters Stage Biggest Rally Yet in Russian Far East

Par Andrew Higgins
Despite pleas and threats from Moscow, tens of thousands gathered peacefully in Khabarovsk and other cities to protest the arrest of a popular regional governor.

Protests in Khabarovsk, Russia, drew 50,000 people or more on Saturday, news accounts said.

London Police Urged to Apologize After Officer Knelt on Man’s Neck

Par Elian Peltier
In a video, the detainee, who is Black, can be heard repeating, “Get off my neck,” as a white officer pins him. His lawyer said the encounter mirrored the treatment of George Floyd in the U.S.

In this image taken from a video posted on social media, a police officer appeared to kneel on a man’s neck during an arrest in London on Thursday.

Trump Administration Aims to Block New Funding for Coronavirus Testing and Tracing

The resistance to a funding proposal drafted by Senate Republicans has angered several members of the president’s party on Capitol Hill. The F.D.A. has issued emergency approval for pooled testing, a method that allows for much faster tracking of new infections.

As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute Over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning

Par Declan Walsh
After a decade of construction, the hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, Africa’s largest, is nearly complete. But there’s still no agreement with Egypt, which calls the structure a national security threat.

Satellite images released this week showed water building up in the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Nicaragua’s Ruling Sandinistas Fall Victim to Covid-19, Highlighting the Disease’s Spread

Par Frances Robles
The haphazard, politicized response to the pandemic by the country’s leaders has put the government’s own officials and supporters at particular risk.

For the first time in its 41-year history, the Sandinista Revolution anniversary event will be held in the form of a virtual concert, in an implicit acknowledgment of the pandemic.

Southern Europe Opens Its Doors to Tourists. Not Many Are Coming.

Par Raphael Minder
Most tourist beds are empty in Spain’s Canary Islands. Bookings are down in Italy despite government incentives. And ferries to the Greek islands are carrying less than half the load they once did.

Beach-goers in Tenerife. Several resorts remain closed even after the lockdown ended.

3 Dead After Glacier Tour Bus Rolls Over in Canadian Rockies

Par Ian Austen
The vehicle, with 27 people on board, was specially designed to carry visitors onto one of North America’s largest glaciers, in Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Kuwait Says 91-Year-Old Emir Had ‘Successful’ Surgery

Par The Associated Press
No further explanation was given for the procedure, which could renew a power struggle in the Gulf nation’s ruling family.

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the emir of Kuwait, in 2019. He had surgery over the weekend.

Showdown on Beach in Bulgaria Balloons Into Political Crisis

Par Boryana Dzhambazova and Patrick Kingsley
Bulgaria is gripped by its worst political turmoil since 2013, leading to calls for the government to resign.

A protest against the government on Tuesday in Sofia, Bulgaria.

China Is Using Uighur Labor to Produce Face Masks

Par Muyi Xiao, Haley Willis, Christoph Koettl, Natalie Reneau and Drew Jordan
A Times video investigation identified Chinese companies using a contentious labor program for Uighurs to satisfy demand for P.P.E., some of which ended up in the United States and other countries.

India Rounds Up Critics Under Shadow of Virus Crisis, Activists Say

Par Sameer Yasir and Kai Schultz
The Indian authorities arrested dozens of people during a nationwide lockdown. Human rights groups say many of the detentions are based on scant evidence.

A police officer near a lockdown checkpoint in New Delhi in April. Lawyers say the authorities have seized on volatility from the pandemic to round up government critics.

India Offers Escape to Afghan Hindus and Sikhs Facing Attacks

Par Mujib Mashal and Fahim Abed
Members of the dwindling minority communities, gutted by recent deadly violence, welcomed an emergency exit but expressed worry that what would await them in India is poverty.

A ceremony was held in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2018, for those killed in an attack on a Sikh temple in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

Top State Dept. Officials Enabled Misconduct by Pompeo, Whistle-Blower Said

Par Edward Wong
A newly public copy of the whistle-blower’s complaint says that top officials who were protecting the secretary of state blocked the whistle-blower from addressing the issue internally.

The complaint apparently prompted an investigation into misuse of taxpayer resources by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife, Susan.

European Union Fund, Bulgaria Protests, Mars Mission: Your Monday Briefing

Par Isabella Kwai
Here’s what you need to know.

A nine-month wait for knee surgery has left Ruth Fawcett unable to walk without assistance.
  • 20 juillet 2020 à 07:13

Partyers Clash With German Police

Par Melissa Eddy
Tensions are running high in the country amid a national debate on racial profiling in police ranks.

The Opernplatz, or Opera Square, in central Frankfurt has become a spot for public parties this summer. The city’s police detained 39 people after a crowd threw bottles at officers there.

Brazil Health Workers May Have Spread Coronavirus to Indigenous People

Par Manuela Andreoni, Ernesto Londoño and Letícia Casado
Many people assigned to care for the Indigenous have been infected, exposing remote communities to the virus. Health workers say they have been plagued by insufficient testing and protective gear.

Government health workers test a leader of the Indigenous Kunaruara community, in the state of Pará, for the coronavirus.

A Glimpse Inside the Workshops of the World’s Finest Panama Hat Makers

Par Roff Smith
Creamy as silk and costlier than gold, a Montecristi superfino Panama hat is as much a work of art as it is of fashion.

Coronavirus Live News and Updates

Health workers assigned to care for Brazil’s Indigenous people have exposed remote communities to the virus. Some Republican leaders are starting to distance themselves from President Trump’s handling of the pandemic.

Death and Testing

Par David Leonhardt
And what else you need to know today.

  • 20 juillet 2020 à 12:43

With Tourists Gone, Bali Workers Return to Farms and Fishing

Par Nyimas Laula and Richard C. Paddock
Many resort workers have gone home to villages and small towns, taking up traditional ways of earning a living to feed themselves and their families.

Foraging for seafood during low tide at Benoa Bay, Bali, last month.

Europe Said It Was Pandemic-Ready. Pride Was Its Downfall.

The coronavirus exposed European countries’ misplaced confidence in faulty models, bureaucratic busywork and their own wealth.

A temporary morgue was set up in the car park of a mosque in Birmingham, England, in April to help the city cope with deaths from the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Cases Live Updates: Republicans Meet with Trump Over Stimulus Bill

Top Republicans met with President Trump to smooth the way on negotiations for the next round of virus aid. India recorded at least 40,000 new infections on Monday, its highest single-day total.

Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program

Par Muyi Xiao, Haley Willis, Christoph Koettl, Natalie Reneau and Drew Jordan
Our visual investigation reveals that several Chinese companies are using Uighur labor from a contentious government program to produce P.P.E. during the pandemic. We track some of that equipment to the U.S. and around the world.

Hong Kong Puzzled by New Coronavirus Wave

Par Javier C. Hernández and Tiffany May
Doctors are seeing more cases a day than they had in previous outbreaks, and a number of infections with unknown origin have made the outbreak harder to contain.

Health care workers administered Covid-19 tests for taxi drivers in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Tati, a ‘Place Where Everybody Can Shop,’ Is Closing Its Doors in Paris

Par Adam Nossiter
The famed department store Tati is shutting. And a lot of people are very sad.

The Tati store on on the Boulevard de Rochechouart in Paris this month.

U.K. Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

Par Stephen Castle
Several foreign governments have criticized the new law, which gives China broad powers to crack down on political crimes in the territory.

The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, in Parliament this month. He announced on Monday that Britain had suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

Par Stephen Castle
Several foreign governments have criticized the new law, which gives China broad powers to crack down on political crimes in the territory.

The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, in Parliament this month. He announced on Monday that Britain had suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

Boat Disaster in Turkey Leaves at Least 60 Migrants Dead

Par The New York Times
Rescuers continue to pull the bodies of victims from Lake Van, in eastern Turkey, more than three weeks after the fishing boat carrying them sank.

Turkey launched a search-and-rescue mission after a boat carrying migrants across Lake Van was reported missing on June 27.

Chevron Deal for Oil and Gas Fields May Set Off New Wave of Mergers

Par Clifford Krauss
With a $5 billion play for Noble Energy, the oil giant is set to acquire properties around the world for a relative bargain. Other companies might make similar moves.

Chevron’s deal for Noble could signal that oil executives expect a relatively imminent recovery.

New Treatment for Covid-19 Shows Promise, but Scientists Urge Caution

Par Benjamin Mueller
A small study of an inhaled form of a commonly available drug, interferon beta, suggests it could reduce the odds of patients becoming severely ill.

A patient with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, in May.

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Par Lara Takenaga and Jonathan Wolfe
There are promising developments in potential vaccines and treatments.

UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

Par Stephen Castle
Several foreign governments have criticized the new law, which gives China broad powers to crack down on political crimes in the territory.

The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, in Parliament this month. He announced on Monday that Britain had suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

India Outbreak, Hong Kong, Bali Economy: Your Tuesday Briefing

Par Melina Delkic
Here’s what you need to know.

A virus care center set up in an indoor stadium in New Delhi on Monday.
  • 21 juillet 2020 à 01:33

Oxford Covid Vaccine Among Those Developers Say Have Promising Initial Results

Par David D. Kirkpatrick
Early trials showed a good immune response in vaccinated subjects, but one researcher sounded a note of caution: “There is still a long way to go.”

A scientist at Oxford working with blood samples for vaccine trials.

E.U. Adopts Groundbreaking Stimulus to Fight Coronavirus Recession

Par Matina Stevis-Gridneff
The $857 billion package includes unprecedented steps to help less wealthy countries, including selling collective debt and giving much of the money as grants, not loans.

European leaders were tasked with negotiating a proposed 750 billion euro ($857 billion) rescue package to support member countries dealing with the economic collapse caused by the pandemic.

For Women in Afghan Security Forces, a Daily Battle

Par Mujib Mashal and Kiana Hayeri
A new generation of women is moving to take up leadership roles in Afghanistan. The price is a daily barrage of abuse, and the fear that not much has changed.

Second Lt. Zala Zazai at Police Headquarters in Khost, Afghanistan.

E.U. Deal, U.K. Extradition Treaty, Google: Your Tuesday Briefing

Par Isabella Kwai
Here’s what you need to know.

  • 21 juillet 2020 à 07:36

Republicans Begin New Relief Talks as Hopes Fade for Rapid Recovery

Hong Kong’s experience provides a cautionary tale as it grapples with a new virus wave. Teachers’ unions sued Florida’s governor over an order requiring schools to reopen despite surging cases.

Worried About Crowded Flights? Know Where Your Airline Stands

Par Elaine Glusac
Whether your flight will be jammed with passengers, or have enough empty seats to soothe virus-fearing travelers, really depends on the airline.

An American Airlines flight from Seattle to Chicago on July 16.