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WHO: Europe's vaccination program is "unacceptably slow"

LONDON (AP) — European nations' immunization campaigns against COVID-19 are “unacceptably slow” and risk prolonging the pandemic, a senior World Health Organization official said Thursday. ...

Medics despair as France’s ‘third way’ virus strategy flails

AMIENS, France (AP) — (asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)Moves Thursday, April 1, as virus mainbar. Photos XFM501-14 are set for release at 0700 GMT.(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk) As Fra...

French President Macron announces 3-week nationwide school closure, domestic travel ban amid virus surge

PARIS (AP) — French President Macron announces 3-week nationwide school closure, domestic travel ban amid virus surge.

Portugal sets records in one of world's worst virus surges

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s new daily COVID-19 cases jumped to more than 14,600 to set a new national record Wednesday, as the country weathers one of the worst pandemic surges in the world. ...

Ontario issues stay at home order, extends school closure

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s most populous province has imposed a stay-at-home order as coronavirus cases surge, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Tuesday. The order that takes effect ...

List of college teams cut because of pandemic passes 230

NCAA and NAIA athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic through Sept. 10. This list has been updated with Minnesota (x-denotes sch...

Virus toll on sports: 3,000-plus football games, sport cuts

The impact of the coronavirus on college athletics stretches from coast to coast, to schools big and small. Some of the details as compiled by The Associated Press. COLLEGE FOOTBALL ...

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by The Associated Press through Wednesday, July...

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Associated Press research through Wednesday, June 24. (x...

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Associated Press research through Friday, May 29 (x-deno...

Talking to kids about virus? Experts say be calm and honest

It was a routine game of schoolyard tag — except the children had dubbed this version “coronavirus.” The kids ran around and tagged one another, but instead of being "it," they “caught” the virus. ...

As virus shuts schools, experts debate if that curbs spread

As families across the United States scramble to care for children sent home from schools closed due to the coronavirus, experts disagree on whether such closures protect kids — or even the community....

Japan likely to enter emergency phase in battle against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan reached 241, more measures were implemented to constrain the outbreak. On Feb. 12, the Japanese Mini...

2 cases of Wuhan virus would force school closure: Taiwan MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's schools are set to open next week amid fears of a domestic outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced strict guidelines i...

What's new in the China virus outbreak

More than 1,200 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Scientists have identified the illness as a new kind of co...