Pandemic Invades Body of European Union

The coronavirus pandemic is not just infecting hundreds of thousands of Europeans – it’s also attacking the pulmonary system of Europe’s politics and economies and badly sickening the European Union, a massive but fragile experiment in multinational democracy and borderless landscapes where people and goods move with few restraints.

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Boris Johnson’s Talk of ‘Herd Immunity’ Raises Alarms

While mainland Europe is shutting down schools and imposing strict quarantines, the United Kingdom has taken a different — many say dangerous — approach to combating the coronavirus pandemic: Its government experts say the virus will be defeated only once most of the population gets infected and builds up immunity to it.

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