Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikes

LONDON (AP) — Demonstrators took the streets of London, Tel Aviv and other cities on Saturday to protest coronavirus restrictions, decrying how the measures have affected daily life even with infectio...

Police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in London

LONDON (AP) — Police in London have clashed with protesters at a rally organized by opponents of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. Scuffles broke out Saturday ...

Taiwan confirms 3 coronavirus cases from Philippines, Japan, Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed a Filipino man, a Taiwanese man returning from Myanmar, and a Taiwanese woman back from a trip to Japan, as the countr...

Cyprus: Only handful of tourists showed COVID-19 symptoms

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is trying to salvage a dismal tourist season by touting that only five of the roughly 200,000 tourists that have spent their holidays on east Mediterranean island nation ...

Coronavirus: India's public health system on the verge of collapse

Hospitals in India have become overwhelmed due to an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. Authorities in the capital in Delhi have instructed 33 private hospitals to reserve 80% of their intensiv...

Czechs tighten restrictions among record infections spike

PRAGUE (AP) — It's 11 weeks since thousands of citizens of the Czech capital, Prague, sat together at a 500-meter-long table on the medieval Charles Bridge to say goodbye to the coronavirus pandemic a...

164 in Taiwan listed as contacts of 6 Filipinos infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 17) said it had identified 164 persons who came into contact with six Philippine nationals who teste...

Big Ten teams start sprint toward unusual football season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now that the Big Ten has a rescheduled kickoff weekend, coaches and players can start the sprint to opening day. Expect a wild ride. After cance...

Taiwan reports 3 imported coronavirus cases from Myanmar, Philippines, UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 17) announced three new cases of Wuhan coronavirus from Myanmar, the U.K., and the Philippines. D...

As India's virus cases rise, so do questions over death toll

NEW DELHI (AP) — When Narayan Mitra died on July 16, a day after being admitted to the hospital for fever and breathing difficulties, his name never appeared on any of the official lists put out daily...

Makeshift hospital in Yunnan leads to fears of new outbreak in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The appearance of a massive makeshift hospital, a huge increase in testing facilities, and the alleged dispatch of a top disease expert have Chinese netizens concerned tha...

The Latest: India's daily virus increase surges to record

NEW DELHI — India has confirmed another record jump in coronavirus cases, logging 97,894 cases in the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry said Thursday that the new cases raised the n...

US response to COVID-19 worse than China: Pew survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. response to the coronavirus has received an unflattering rating, with President Donald Trump performing worse than Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) and Russian Pre...

Hawaii to allow travelers to skip quarantine with virus test

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that starting Oct. 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass a 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. ...

NCAA basketball season set to open day before Thanksgiving

The NCAA men's and women's basketball season will begin Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. The Division I Council voted Wednesday to push the start date back from the originally s...