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In this Tuesday, April 7, 2020 photo, Abebe Shibru, Zimbabwe's director of  Marie Stopes International - a sexual and reproductive healthcare service,  gestures, during an interview in Harare. Lockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs. Confined to their homes with husbands and others, they face unwanted pregnancies and little idea of when they can reach the outside world again. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth controlLockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this handout photo released by Roscosmos U.S. astronaut Chris Cassidy, left, Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin, centre, and Ivan Vagner, members of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), pose during a news conference at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station is scheduled on Thursday, April 9. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service via AP)
US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space StationA U.S.-Russian space crew has blasted off to the International Space Station following a tight quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
National Disaster Response Force soldiers disinfect an area during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, April 9, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Warnings multiply against Easter holiday travel, gatherings Leaders are warning that hard-won gains in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic must not be jeopardized by relaxing social distancing practices during Easter
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pink Details Her Coronavirus ExperiencePink revealed last week that she had recovered from the coronavirus, and in a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the singer details what she and her son went through during their illnesses. DeGeneres previewed the interview, which will air Thursday, on Instagram . In the clip, Pink says that there came...
Newser4 hours ago
In this photo taken on April 1, 2020, 103-year-old Ada Zanusso, poses with a nurse at the old people's home "Maria Grazia" in Lessona, northern Italy, after recovering from Covid-19 infection. To recover from coronavirus infection, as she did, Zanusso recommends courage and faith, the same qualities that have served her well in her nearly 104 years on Earth.The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Residenza Maria Grazia Lessona via AP Photo)
103-year-old Italian says 'courage, faith' helped beat virusA 103-year-old Italian woman says courage and faith have helped her recover from the coronavirus
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Coronavirus Likely Killed Girl Who Inspired a Huge MovementBy age 7, Charlotte Figi had inspired a movement and changed the way CBD is used for medicinal purposes. On Tuesday, at age 13, she died—likely as a result of the coronavirus. As the Colorado Sun reports, Charlotte's mom, Paige, had been posting on Facebook for weeks about a...
Newser5 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent walks with suspected immigrants caught entering the country illegally along the Rio Grande in Hidalgo, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation's asylum system for the first time in decades amid coronavirus concerns, largely because holding people in custody is considered too dangerous. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Trump quietly shuts down asylum at US borders to fight virusThe Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation’s asylum system for the first time in decades amid the coronavirus
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), addresses a press conference about the update on COVID-19 at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Taiwan's foreign ministry on Thursday, April 8, 2020 strongly protested accusations from the head of the World Health Organization that it condoned racist personal attacks on him that he alleged were coming from the self-governing island democracy.  (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
Taiwan protests WHO leader's accusations of racist campaignTaiwan’s foreign ministry has strongly protested accusations from the World Health Organization's chief that it condoned racist attacks on him that he alleged came from the self-governing island democracy
The Associated Press8 hours ago
HHS: Federal stocks of protective equipment nearly depletedThe Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of N95 respirators, surgical masks, face shields, gowns and other supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating coronavirus patients
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, looks at a chart as Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
New CDC guidance for essential workers during coronavirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidelines for essential workers, such as those in the health care and food supply industries The guidance is focused on when those workers can return to work after having been exposed to the new coronavirus
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Coronavirus Is Behind Him. The Death Threats Aren'tWhen the coronavirus epidemic exploded, Carl and Jeri Goldman were aboard the Diamond Princess —which would become a notorious virus location. A planned 16-day South Asian cruise for the California couple turned into a nightmare, they tell CNN , and one that has persisted long after they got home. KQED reports...
Newser11 hours ago
Exodus From Wuhan BeginsFor the first time in 11 weeks, people are being allowed to leave the city where the coronavirus pandemic began —and tens of thousands of them rushed to so on Wednesday. Authorities in Wuhan say some 55,000 people left the city by train Wednesday after the lockdown was lifted,...
Newser13 hours ago
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