Mosquitoes carrying the coronavirus were found to be massing in Greece, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Meanwhile, in Belgium, hundreds of demonstrators marched on Thursday against short-lived restrictions placed on flights coming from and going to the UK following the death of a British man.
— i’m in Atlanta to cover the Republican National Convention. Also on TODAY: David Eason, the husband of Kathy Griffin, has announced he is quitting as a co-host of MSNBC’s The Cycle.
— This week, new cases of the virus were reported in Ontario and Thailand, according to Canada’s Centres for Disease Control. A woman in Thailand’s Chao Phraya River had to be hospitalized with the deadly illness, which can be contracted by sleeping in close quarters with an infected person or from sharing contaminated objects such as towels or glasses. The central Canadian province, meanwhile, reported 1,184 new cases of the virus, which was first identified in 2012.
As the World Health Organization affirmed on Thursday, this virus is likely the cause of 61 deaths worldwide, including in Canada and the U.K.
— Nanda Kasabe reports that far from empowering women, Uber has been shutting them out, and roping in men instead.
— Click here to read more news and updates about a deadly virus outbreak. And take a look at The New York Times’ moving account of how the disease spread so quickly in Thailand.
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