COVID-19: Echoes of 1 million dead in the spaces they left behind
The pandemic has claimed nearly 1 million lives in the U.S., leaving empty spaces in homes and neighborhoods across the country, whether we are aware of them or not. Here are some portraits of these places left behind.
Memorials for COVID-19 victims taking shape across US
A memorial grove to COVID-19 victims has been planted in Ohio, and governors and lawmakers elsewhere are pursuing similar permanent remembrances.
Bronx street renamed for rapper and COVID victim Fred the Godson
A portion of Leggett Avenue in the Bronx, where Fred the Godson grew up, was renamed in his honor.
Biden pays tribute to pandemic victims in National Mall ceremony
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris spoke at a ceremony on the National Mall paying tribute to the more than 400,000 U.S. victims of the pandemic.
Veterans Day 2020: Quiet parades, somber virtual events
The U.S. is celebrating this Veterans Day with virtual gatherings and spectator-free parades. Many of the traditional ceremonies have been canceled this year because of the surging coronavirus that has killed thousands of veterans.
Centenarian sisters survive COVID-19 and Spanish flu
A pair of sisters have lived through two pandemics more than a century apart.
Doctor on frontline of COVID-19 battle dies in NYC
A New York City physician known for his dedication to patient care continued working on the frontlines of the pandemic in an intensive care unit and died from COVID-19.
Brooklyn neighbors comes together to bury a stranger
The request, posted on an online neighborhood forum by a Brooklyn funeral director, was simple but heartfelt. A 91-year-old woman had died from the coronavirus. Her family was scattered in other states. Would anyone like to contribute items for her funeral, like flowers?