Moscow set to further ease virus lockdown

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin was expected Monday to set out a timetable to further ease strict lockdown measures in the capital as Russia’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 476,658. Russia’s largest city, with more

Germany to begin easing virus curbs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced first steps in undoing coronavirus restrictions that have plunged the economy into a recession, with most shops allowed to open although schools must stay closed until May 4.

Italians question merits of virus testing

Testing is being held up as the world’s best bet for ending the economically crippling—and emotionally draining—coronavirus lockdown. But some doctors at the Italian epicentre of the health crisis doubt that countries can test their

Iran says virus deaths rise 125 to 4,357

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Iran on Saturday reported 125 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the overall toll in the Middle East’s worst-hit country to 4,357. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news