Of Beards and Bubonic Plague: German Village Prays for a (2nd) Miracle

In 1633 the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, ravaged by a pandemic, made a pledge to God. Now another pandemic has forced villagers to abandon their promise.

Of Beards and Bubonic Plague: German Village Prays for a (2nd) Miracle 2020/04/05 19:03

Rafael Gómez Nieto, Last Member of Unit That Helped Liberate Paris, Dies at 99

Mr. Gómez, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War who served in a French unit that entered Paris in 1944, was infected by the coronavirus.

Rafael Gómez Nieto, Last Member of Unit That Helped Liberate Paris, Dies at 99 2020/04/05 16:55

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low

The pandemic has hit Germany hard, with more than 92,000 people infected. But the percentage of fatal cases has been remarkably low compared to those in many neighboring countries.

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low 2020/04/05 13:31

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies

Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democracies grappling with the coronavirus.

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies 2020/04/05 12:07

Pics, dépistage, confinement: Comment le vocabulaire du coronavirus sème la confusion

Si les autorités ont souvent recours à des termes similaires lorsqu’ils décrivent la pandémie, ils ne parlent pas toujours de la même chose, rendant moins pertinentes les comparaisons au niveau mondial.

Pics, dépistage, confinement: Comment le vocabulaire du coronavirus sème la confusion 2020/04/04 23:19

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