UK in 'eye of the storm' amid surging new coronavirus cases

UK in ‘eye of the storm’ amid surging new coronavirus cases

LONDON – British medics warned Friday that hospitals around the country face a perilous few weeks amid surging new coronavirus infections that have been blamed on a new variant of the virus. A day after the U.K. posted a record 55,892 new infections and another 964 coronavirus-related deaths,…
Surging virus, plummeting temperatures challenge shelters

Surging virus, plummeting temperatures challenge shelters

PORTLAND, Ore. – After three years on the streets, Tiecha Vannoy and her boyfriend Chris Foss plan to weather the pandemic this winter in a small white “pod” with electricity, heat and enough room for two. Portland this month assembled neat rows of the shelters, which resemble garden…