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Democrats delay national convention until August

Prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn’t think it would be possible to hold a normal convention in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Infections, deaths surge at US nursing homes amid lockdowns

Nursing homes have been in lockdown for weeks under orders to protect their residents from coronavirus, but a wave of deadly outbreaks since suggests that the measures including a ban either came too late or were not rigorous enough.

Froms masks to apps, race on to avoid hidden virus carriers

And a top health official in France’s hard-hit eastern region said Americans swooped in at a Chinese airport to spirit away a planeload of masks that France had ordered.

Man derails train near hospital ship, officials say

The suspect said he was suspicious of the Mercy and believed it had an alternate purpose related to COVID-19 or a government takeover.