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The Latest: Madrid protesters decry new virus restrictions

MADRID — Spaniards are protesting in Madrid against the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by the city’s regional head, who has placed new restrictions on neighborhoods with the highest contagion rates. Wearing face masks and trying to maintain social distancing, protestors clapped in unison while shouting for regional President Isabel Díaz Ayuso to step down.… Read More »

Federal judge rules Pennsylvania governor’s coronavirus restrictions unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled that Gov. Tom Wolf’s business closures and gathering limits to decrease coronavirus transmission were unconstitutional. “Even in an emergency, the authority of government is not unfettered,” District Court Judge William Stickman wrote in a decision Monday. “The liberties protected by the Constitution are not fair-weather — freedoms in place when times… Read More »

How state border restrictions impact NSW

WHERE NSW RESIDENTS CAN TRAVEL AROUND AUSTRALIA FROM 1AM SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 VICTORIA: Permits apply for some border residents; NSW residents returning from Victoria must self-isolate for 14 days QUEENSLAND: All but those in the Greater Sydney area allowed SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Essential border-community travellers can travel 50km into SA. All other arrivals must quarantine for… Read More »

Japan’s regions, companies emerge from virus emergency while Tokyo restrictions remain

TOKYO (Reuters) – Large parts of Japan marked the first day out of a state of emergency on Friday while major cities remained under coronavirus restrictions and new testing suggested that contagion in Tokyo was wider than official figures. Passersby wearing protective face masks are seen on the street after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe… Read More »

World Health Organization officials warn nations against easing coronavirus restrictions too early

A TV grab taken from the World Health Organization website shows WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus via video link as he delivers a news briefing on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) from the WHO headquarters in Geneva on March 30, 2020. AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned nations across the globe against lifting government… Read More »

Coronavirus Spurs Insurers To Ease Restrictions On Routine Medicine Refills : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image In light of the spread of COVID-19, some U.S. health insurers have begun to allow patients to order a larger emergency supply of their routine medicines for diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions. Jeffrey Hamilton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Hamilton/Getty Images As COVID-19 begins to spread and sicken more… Read More »