A man is arrested after driving …

A tanker truck drives toward thousands of protesters on a Minnesota highway on Sunday.Credit...Eric Miller/Reuters 
A tanker truck barreled through thousands of protesters  in Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon, coming to a stop as the crowd parted to avoid getting hit.The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said that no one had been struck by the truck, although some protesters told local media that they had seen people with injuries. The police said the driver was “inciting” the peaceful protesters, and that he had been arrested and treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries(N.Y.T. Published May 31, 2020 Updated June 1, 2020)
A crowd protests in Times Square on Sunday, in New York.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Could protesting spread coronavirus? Officials are worried.
Mass protests that have brought thousands of people out of their homes and onto the streets in cities across America are raising the specter of new coronavirus outbreaks, prompting political leaders, physicians and public health experts to warn that the crowds could cause a surge in cases.
 More than 100,000 Americans have already died of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. People of color have been particularly hard hit, with rates of hospitalizations and deaths among black Americans far exceeding those of whites(Same as above)




 米中西部ミネソタ州ミネアポリス近郊で黒人男性が白人警官から首を圧迫され死亡した事件への抗議活動は5月31日、全米数十の都市に広がり、各地で暴徒化したデモ隊と警察が衝突した。ホワイトハウス前で撮影(2020年06月01日 ロイター/Jim Bourg)






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