Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, Saying Man Lied To Contact Tracers

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall announces restrictions being eased in South Australia after a lie the discovery that a man misled contact tracers. Kelly Barnes/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kelly Barnes/Getty Images South Australian Premier Steven Marshall announces restrictions being eased in South Australia …

A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy’s Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari visits “Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street” at Fox Business Network Studios on October 11, 2019. Kashkari is calling for a return to mandated lockdowns in every state for up to six weeks in an effort to save both lives …

Lockdown Measures Return To Beijing As Testing Reveals Cluster At Major Food Market

Paramilitary police officers wear face masks and goggles as they stand guard at an entrance to the closed Xinfadi market in Beijing on June 13, 2020. Greg Baker /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Greg Baker /AFP via Getty Images Paramilitary police officers …

Lockdown Limits Access To Legal Abortion in Colombia. Telemedicine Is Now An Option

With access to medical care limited during the pandemic, patients in countries where abortion is legal, such as Colombia, the United Kingdom and the United States, are turning to telemedicine for a prescription for drugs like mifeprostone and misoprostol to end a pregnancy. Photo Illustration …

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 …

Adults In Spain Get A Bit Of Sunshine As Coronavirus Lockdown Partially Lifts

Crowds of people took to a seafront promenade under a brilliant sunny sky in Barcelona, where Spain’s strict coronavirus lockdown measures lifted Saturday so that adults could get some exercise. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption toggle caption Emilio Morenatti/AP Crowds of people took to a seafront …

Despite The Pandemic, India Sees A Drop In Mortality Under Lockdown

A health worker checks the temperature of passengers about to board a bus on Monday to their villages in Gauhati, India, after they were stranded during a lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption toggle caption Anupam Nath/AP A …

WHO Sets 6 Conditions For Ending A Coronavirus Lockdown

Countries under coronavirus lockdowns should only ease those restrictions if they can control new infections and trace contacts, the World Health Organization says. Here, Hashim, a health care worker, recently greeted his daughter through a glass door as they maintained social distance due to the …

Hard-Hit Spain Tries A Gradual Easing Of Its Coronavirus Lockdown

Commuters wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus at the platform of Atocha train station in Madrid, Spain, on Monday. Spain has begun easing restrictions as the number of new cases declines. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption toggle caption Bernat Armangue/AP Commuters wearing face masks to …