Even as virus deaths mount, governments eye exit strategies

MARINA VILLENUEVE AND LORI HINNANT Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy and contemplating a staggered and carefully calibrated relaxation of the restrictions designed to curb the scourge. "To end the confinement, we're not going to go from black to white; we're going to go from black to gray," top French epidemiologist Jean-François Delfraissy said in a radio interview. At the same time, politicians and health officials emphatically warn that while deaths, hospitalizations and new infections may be leveling off in places like Italy, Spain and New York, the crisis is far from over and a catastrophic second wave could h
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