Reckoning With The Dead: Journalist Goes Inside An NYC COVID-19 Disaster Morgue

The Statue of Liberty is seen behind refrigeration trucks that function as temporary morgues at New York City’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. “If you’re driving by … you might just assume that this was some sort of distribution hub,” Time reporter W.J. Hennigan says. “But …

With 19 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths, Laos To Loosen Lockdown

A shopper buys vegetables last month in Vientiane, Laos. The government announced that some offices and businesses will resume normal operations on Monday. The country has confirmed 19 COVID-19 cases and no deaths. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Xinhua News …

5 USS Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive For COVID-19, Again

The U.S. Navy says five sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt who had apparently recovered from the coronavirus have tested positive for a second time, after initially receiving negative test results. In a statement, the Navy said the sailors had “met rigorous recovery criteria, exceeding …

In Belarus, World War II Victory Parade Will Go On Despite Rise In COVID-19 Cases

World War II veterans Pyotr Vorobyev (left), 90, and Pavel Yeroshenko, 94, attend a performance in Minsk by the 120th Rogachev Guards Mechanized Brigade of the Belarusian Armed Forces, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the victory in World War II. Belarus is raising eyebrows …

China Says It Contained COVID-19. Now It Fights To Control The Story

A man wearing a facemask travels on a ferry to cross the Yangtze River in Wuhan in April. Chinese officials are working to silence people suspected of challenging the narrative that authorities in Wuhan and Beijing acted swiftly and efficiently to contain the coronavirus outbreak. …

From Loss Of Smell To ‘COVID Toes’: What Experts Are Learning About Symptoms

Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are emerging. megamix/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption megamix/Getty Images Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are …

‘No Evidence’ That Recovered COVID-19 Patients Are Immune, WHO Says

Coronavirus antibody test kits sit arranged together in Beijing. Such kits are key to plans for proposed “immunity passports,” but the World Health Organization is warning that such cards may simply encourage further transmission. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Greg Baker/AFP …

‘Sadly He Is Not With Us’: Family Mourns A Dad Who Denied, Then Died From, COVID-19

The family of John McDaniel, an Ohio man who died from COVID-19 after initially claiming the pandemic was overblown, is grieving this week. McDaniel’s wife says they’re also mourning the fact that her husband didn’t get a chance to change the stance he took against …

1st Known U.S. COVID-19 Death Was Weeks Earlier Than Previously Thought

Santa Clara County’s medical examiner says a person who died on Feb. 6 has posthumously tested positive for COVID-19. Here, medical students, faculty and volunteers take blood samples during a coronavirus antibody study in Mountain View, Calif., earlier this month. MediaNews Group/The Mercury News/MediaNews Group …

In COVID Briefings, Trump Again Relies On Both Shock And Strategic Retreat

President Trump arrives for the coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on Thursday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump arrives for the coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on Thursday. Mandel …