The Coronavirus Crisis Everything you need to know about the global pandemic.
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The Coronavirus Crisis

Everything you need to know about the global pandemic

Chancellor Angela Merkel, seen here on Oct. 29, told Germans this week, "We're in for a tough winter." New cases of the coronavirus have been hovering at about 20,000 per day recently. Michael Kappeler/Picture Alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean State Commission of Quality Management staff in protective gear carries a disinfectant spray can as personnel check the health of travelers and inspect goods delivered via the borders at the Pyongyang Airport in North Korea, on Feb. 1. Jon Chol Jin/AP hide caption

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on researchers to broaden their COVID-19 vaccine trials to include more children. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A COVID-19 Vaccine For Children May Still Be Many Months Away

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Yuko Watanabe's biggest pivot was starting to sell plants at her Yuko Kitchen restaurants in Los Angeles. Yuko Watanabe hide caption

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Restaurants Reinvent Themselves For Thanksgiving And Beyond: 'You Just Pivot'

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"You do what you have to do to survive," says Diane Evans, who is fighting pandemic loneliness with technology. Evans lives in San Francisco and has Zoom calls regularly with her daughter in Chicago. Lesley McClurg/KQED hide caption

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Germany extended its coronavirus lockdown measures through mid-December, after cases continued to surge in the country. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Performers dance along 34th Street during a pre-taping of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in front of the flagship store in New York City on Nov. 25. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Mark Andrews, right, of the Baltimore Ravens hurdles Devin Bush, left, of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter at Heinz Field on Oct. 6, 2019 in Pittsburgh. This season, the Thanksgiving matchup between the two teams has been canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak. Joe Sargent/Getty Images hide caption

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Medical staff prepare for an intubation procedure on a COVID-19 patient in a Houston intensive care unit. In some parts of the U.S., as hospitals get crowded, hospital leaders are worried they may need to implement crisis standards of care. Go Nakamura/Getty Images hide caption

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The beauty of these apple hand pies from recipe developer Sohla El-Waylyy is how easy they are, especially because they call for pre-made pie dough. Sohla El-Waylly hide caption

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A Feast For A Few: Rethinking The Traditional Thanksgiving Meal

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A temporary tent was set up at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Mass., to prepare for an uptick in COVID-19 cases this month. Erin Clark/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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An inmate from the El Paso County detention facility prepares to load bodies wrapped in plastic into a refrigerated temporary morgue trailer. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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A protester holds a sign to protest measures in Miami to close indoor seating amid a rise in coronavirus cases. The number of unemployment claims rose for a second week, reinforcing concerns about the economy. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Capitol has been hit by the coronavirus like the rest of the country, grappling with protective measures and multiple cases. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, led by Linda Chapa LaVia, shown here in 2018, has ordered an independent investigation into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans' home. John O'Connor/AP hide caption

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As COVID-19 Vaccine Nears, Employers Consider Making It Mandatory

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