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For months, far-right activists have rallied against masks and lockdowns imposed during the coronavirus pandemic. Now some protesters have shifted their focus to the Covid-19…View More A New Front in the Anti-Vaccine Fight Emerges in California
Portugal, struggling to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has led to the highest death rate in Europe, has rapidly filled the beds in intensive care…View More Virus Surge in Portugal Puts Hospitals on the Brink
In Britain, the coronavirus is taking an almost unbearable toll. When I visited Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, last summer, everyone thought the worst…View More Opinion | ‘It’s Still Getting Worse.’ Inside Britain’s Vicious Second Wave.
In more normal times, Scott Green , a lifelong civil rights activist, may have had a ceremonious funeral followed by a burial in a military…View More How a Potter’s Field Became a Civil Rights Leader’s Resting Place