AP PHOTOS: A week of images from the coronavirus pandemic

Cemetery workers wore protective clothing as they conducted a burial in Brazil, a field of freshly dug graves awaiting more corpses. In Spain, a stockpile of caskets stood ready for burials or cremati...

Grocery workers are key during the virus. And they're afraid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves. They disinfect keypads, freezer ...

German pub takes novel approach to keep hard cider flowing

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era? Thomas Metzmacher was faced with the prospect of havi...

Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There are the new dead. And then there are the bodies waiting in overcrowded mortuaries to be buried as cities struggle to meet demand and families wrestle with rules on social dis...

The daily terrors: Improvising in a makeshift ICU in Spain

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — The tension is palpable. There is no non-essential talking. An orchestra of medical monitors marks the tempo with an endless series of soft, distinct beeps. Ne...

Crowded in camps, Rohingya refugees vulnerable to virus

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, with officials warning that containing the diseas...

Stuck in Minnesota, Browns coach adjusts to 'strange times'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski's title has changed. His address remains the same. Stuck in Minnesota with his family, the Cleveland Browns' first-year coach has been holed up and r...

In coastal Ecuador city families wait with the mounting dead

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Daniel Larrea died Monday after a week of high fever, struggling to breathe and steadily turning blue. Then a new nightmare began for his family. No one in their city on Ecuador'...

Spanish hospital personnel must improvise in a makeshift ICU

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — The tension is palpable. There is no non-essential talking. An orchestra of medical monitors marks the tempo with an endless series of soft, distinct beeps. Ne...

Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus

NEW YORK (AP) — It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers. A surg...

NASCAR industry steps up to produce PPE's in COVID-19 crisis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The five 3D printers at NASCAR's Research & Technology center – two delivered in February and installed less than two weeks ago -- are typically focused on composite parts a...

Plastic cutouts to replace live fans for German club

BERLIN (AP) — A German club's supporters are planning to replace real-life fans with plastic ones when the Bundesliga resumes — and raise some money for a child's medical treatment in the process. ...

Modi apologizes to Indians for 21-day lockdown hardships

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronav...

Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash your hands

Is it safe to pick up your mail? How about those packages from your online orders? And how safe are the people we count on to make those deliveries? Health experts say the risks are ...

In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing but a plastic diaper, an Iranian health care worker in a hazmat suit and mask begged the public for just...