European governments have reported tens of thousands of inadequate protective masks and testing kits ordered from China.
Italy and Spain have the most confirmed cases in Europe, while in this country New York has the most of any state.
"Even from domestic quarantine, the Chancellor will continue her official business," the German leader's spokesperson said.
Newsweek senior editor Kenneth R. Rosen fled from Europe to the U.S., escaping one quarantine and landing in another.
A video posted to Twitter Tuesday night shows residents of Amsterdam, Netherlands taking to their balconies and doorsteps to cheer on health care workers dealing the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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Americans abroad scrambled to get back to the U.S. before the ban, hoping to avoid any hassle in case the exemption for U.S. citizens changes or the situation gets worse in the coming days.
On Friday, World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Tedros Adhanom stated that Europe has now become the "epicenter" of the COVID-19 outbreak, a respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus.
Trump said Wednesday he will impose a 30-day freeze on travel by foreigners from certain European countries to the U.S. to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
On Thursday, the European Union criticized President Donald Trump for his recent travel ban between Europe and the U.S., stating that the decision "requires cooperation rather than unilateral action."
"To keep new [coronavirus] cases from entering our shores, we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days," Trump said Wednesday.
American Airlines and British Airways have suspended certain international flights.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned Americans to prepare for an outbreak, as new cases are confirmed across Europe's most popular destinations including Spain, Greece, France, Germany, and Switzerland.
More than 50,000 residents in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are on lockdown.
More than 50,000 people have been asked to remain shuttered inside their homes.
"They may not look spectacular, but they point to an ages-old civilization," said archaeologist Clara Thys.
Individual tourists are still allowed to visit the city's red-light districts and tours outside the districts are allowed, but will need to comply with new tightened regulations in place to tackle "overtourism" in the city.
"It might be impossible to truly fathom the magnitude of the threat that global-mean sea level rise poses," researchers wrote in a study.
Divers tagged 19 adult olms then watched how much they moved over an eight year period.
Researchers used a precise method of tree-ring dating to calculate the age of the Neolithic well, "give [or] take one year."
"To support Ukraine is to support a rules-based international order that enabled major powers in Europe to avoid war for seven decades," William Taylor wrote.
Americans will need to learn to respect their allies' national interests. Europeans need to understand Beijing's drive for leadership in pharmaceuticals, aerospace, IT and robotics can lead to their industrial and economic demise.
Vaseli Baicu's victims included an elderly woman who suffers from dementia and another woman who was recovering from a stroke.
The president has long complained that the European Union is taking advantage of the U.S., and said at Davos that the bloc will be forced to accept a new trading relationship.
A boat carrying 19 migrants sunk near Cesme in western Turkey on Saturday. There were eleven fatalities, eight of which were children.
"In the world of politics, all things affect each other," Iran's foreign ministry spokesperson said Sunday.