How France Lost the Weapons to Fight a Pandemic

PARIS — When President Emmanuel Macron repeatedly declared “war” on the coronavirus in March, he solemnly promised that France would support “front-line” health workers with “the means, the protection.” The reality was that France was nearly defenseless. The government’s flip-flopping policies on past pandemics had left a once formidable national stockpile of face masks nearly…

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Live Coronavirus News Updates: States Reopen With Outbreak Control ‘Right on the Edge’

Video Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York discusses developments in the state’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.CreditCredit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: Cases have declined and deaths have slowed, but it’s a delicate moment to reopen. The number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in the United States…

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