COVID-19

Months of Lockdown Raise a Pressing Question: Where to Pee in Paris?

Months of Lockdown Raise a Pressing Question: Where to Pee in Paris?

Paris begins reopening next week, bringing relief to residents missing its long-shuttered shops, museums, theaters and cafes that make France’s iconic capital so special. Not to mention something more basic—easily accessible toilets.  Cecile Briand ducks into a small cement building, tucked inside a northern Paris square. The toilet she’s inspecting …

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Biden Pushing New Ways to Boost Vaccine Numbers

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced new ways to help more Americans get vaccinated against the coronavirus pandemic.  The White House said that as Biden met with a bipartisan group of six U.S. governors, he laid out plans for the ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber to provide free rides …

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European Union Seeks to Reopen Travel with Vaccination Pass

As COVID-19 infection rates begin to drop in the region, European Union ministers met in Brussels Tuesday in hopes of reaching an agreement on a “green certificate” travel pass designed to make it easier for fully vaccinated tourists to travel in the continent in time for the summer vacation season. …

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