Coronavirus Finds Fuel in a World of Migrants

BANGKOK — His whole family back in Myanmar depended on him. But Ko Zaw Win Tun, one of an estimated four million migrant workers in Thailand, lost his job at a Bangkok toy store when the city went into a coronavirus lockdown. With little hope of a new job there, Mr. Zaw Win Tun, 24,…

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For American Wine Producers, Fear, Uncertainty and Hope

Lioco Wine Company is in survival mode. Under ordinary circumstances, this small California wine producer buys grapes from vineyards in Sonoma County, Mendocino County and the Santa Cruz Mountains to make expressive, nuanced wines. It sells them to restaurants, to distributors around the country and directly from its tasting room in Healdsburg, Calif. But the…

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The Virus Closed Her Bakery. Now She’s Working Nonstop.

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A Travel Story Where the Readers Take Us Away

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. How does a travel section work without … travel? Four months ago, when I packed up my sunny apartment in Sydney, Australia, and relocated to wintry New York City with my husband to join The…

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Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Last week, we asked for your questions about sex and the coronavirus. You had many. Common queries involved the levels of precautions that one could theoretically take to reduce exposure during sex. But don’t worry: It’s hard to imagine we’ll all have to have sex in decontamination suits with appropriate cutouts going forward. Several people…

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Family History, Inscribed on Easter Eggs

Baba spreads the newspaper across the oil cloth on the kitchen table. She pulls out a chunk of beeswax, a candle and kiskas. Finally, she sets down a carton of eggs that her chickens have laid. She’s scrubbed them clean of dung and straw. A dozen white canvases. I pack the metal funnel of my…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Caseload Surpasses 1.5 Million

Here’s what you need to know: ImageBurying a coronavirus victim in São Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday.Credit…Victor Moriyama for The New York Times Global coronavirus caseload surges past 1.5 million. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has surged past 1.5 million, according to data collected by The New York Times and Johns Hopkins University. As…

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Details of treatment for patients in China who died of COVID-19

What The Study Did: This case series describes clinical characteristics of patients who died of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China. Authors: Haibo Qiu, M.D., Ph.D., of Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University in Jiangsu, China, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.jamanetwork.com/ (doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.5619) Editor’s…

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Caring for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy

What The Article Says: An essay discusses the challenges associated with caring for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy. Authors: Filippo Pietrantonio, M.D., and Marina Chiara Garassino, M.D., of the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, are the authors. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link…

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