For now, countries are betting they can suppress hospital admissions and deaths without imposing more lockdowns, even as case numbers approach peak levels from last spring.
Despite rules on masks and distancing, fears are growing that the end of the summer travel season will bring a wave of infections.
Government efforts to subsidize wages and prevent layoffs have kept many in jobs, but they aren’t sheltering an army of precarious workers.
The coronavirus exposed European countries’ misplaced confidence in faulty models, bureaucratic busywork and their own wealth.
We spoke to a doctor in Italy about triaging care at the peak of the pandemic — and the discharge of his last coronavirus patient.
The United States, with its readiness to fire and hire, normally bounces back faster after a recession. This time, though, Europe’s model may be better.
European Union officials are racing to agree on who can visit the bloc as of July 1 based on how countries of origin are faring with new coronavirus cases. Americans, so far, are excluded, according to draft lists seen by The New York Times.
Months after other countries, Britain will now use technology provided by Apple and Google to build a contact-tracing app.
But during the pandemic, a few countries liberalized their requirements, allowing at-home medical terminations.
The pandemic has hastened the departure of witnesses to the wrenching conflicts of the last century, allowing rising political forces to recast history.
In fits and starts, Europe is gradually reopening after months of lockdown. We’re driving more than 3,700 miles to document life on a continent where surreal moments now seem normal, and normality surreal.
The European Central Bank will pay banks to lend money after the economy shrank the most in decades. The worst is yet to come, the eurozone’s top central banker warned.