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Coronavirus turnaround: Wuhan is back

real444/iStock(WUHAN, China) — As “Wuhan is Back!” banners hang over reopened shopping districts and the head of China’s National Health Commission declaring Tuesday that Wuhan is no longer a COVID-19 battleground, China announced that it will once again start including asymptomatic coronavirus cases in daily tallies beginning on Wednesday.There have been growing concerns about possible…read more »

Wuhan is claiming a coronavirus turnaround, but doubts linger

real444/iStock(WUHAN, China) — As “Wuhan is Back!” banners hang over reopened shopping districts and the head of China’s National Health Commission declaring Tuesday that Wuhan is no longer a COVID-19 battleground, China announced that it will once again start including asymptomatic coronavirus cases in daily tallies beginning on Wednesday.There have been growing concerns about possible…read more »

Van Gogh painting stolen in raid from museum closed due to coronavirus

iStock(NEW YORK) — A painting by Vincent Van Gogh has been stolen after burglars broke into a Dutch museum that is closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.Van Gogh’s “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring,” painted in 1884, was taken from the Singer Laren Museum, which lies just outside Amsterdam, in the…read more »

Prince Harry and Meghan share update before last day as working royals: ‘While you may not see us here, the work continues’

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, shared one last update for their 11 million Instagram followers.”As we can all feel, the world at this moment seems extraordinarily fragile,” Harry and Meghan wrote in a post on their Sussex Royal account Monday. “Yet we are confident that every…read more »

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health minister test positive for coronavirus

Peter Summers/Getty Images(LONDON) — The prime minister of the U.K., Boris Johnson, and the most senior lawmaker in charge of the country’s health service have tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms.In a video posted on his official Twitter page, the prime minister said he was tested for the illness after suffering a high…read more »

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Peter Summers/Getty Images(LONDON) — The prime minister of the U.K., Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms.In a video posted on his official Twitter page, the prime minister said that he was tested for the illness after suffering a high temperature and a persistent cough, and will now be self-isolating. Over…read more »

Princess Charlotte and Princes George, Louis clap for medical professionals

Aaron Chown – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Princess Charlotte and Princes George and Louis are paying tribute to people on the front lines of the fight against the novel coronavirus.Kensington Palace shared a video of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s three children clapping for first responders and others in the medical field.The video is part…read more »

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