Covid-19 Live Updates: As U.S. Schools Move to Reopen, Strike Threats and Improvisation

Covid-19 Live Updates: As U.S. Schools Move to Reopen, Strike Threats and Improvisation

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South Africa’s virus battle is tainted by corruption. The governor of New York has a few regrets. Detroit teachers voted to authorize their union to call for a strike over plans to open public schools for in-person learning.

In a virtual address to the Democratic National Convention, former President Barack Obama denounced President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and lamented its consequences: “170,000 Americans dead. Millions of jobs gone.”