Dark déjà vu for European economy as virus cases spike

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Dark déjà vu for European economy as virus cases spike

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 file photo, a waiter wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus sweeps the terrace of a bar in downtown Madrid, Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 12, 2020 file photo, a worker wearing face mask protection to prevent the spread if coronavirus, waits for customers in his bakery, in Pamplona, northern Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)
FILE - In this Thursday Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, a waiter removes tables from outside a restaurant in Barcelona, Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, March 8, 2020 file photo, the Navigli district of Milan, one of Milan's night life areas, is almost deserted after most bars were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, June 15, 2020 file photo, a man takes his lunch on a terrace at a restaurant, in Paris. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 file photo, a woman walks by empty restaurants in the center of Lyon, central France. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)

Dark déjà vu for European economy as virus cases spike

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 file photo, a waiter wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus sweeps the terrace of a bar in downtown Madrid, Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 12, 2020 file photo, a worker wearing face mask protection to prevent the spread if coronavirus, waits for customers in his bakery, in Pamplona, northern Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)
FILE - In this Thursday Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, a waiter removes tables from outside a restaurant in Barcelona, Spain. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in October 2020 risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, March 8, 2020 file photo, the Navigli district of Milan, one of Milan's night life areas, is almost deserted after most bars were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, June 15, 2020 file photo, a man takes his lunch on a terrace at a restaurant, in Paris. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 file photo, a woman walks by empty restaurants in the center of Lyon, central France. Europe’s economy was just catching its breath from what had been the sharpest recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month, Oct. 2020, risks undoing that and will likely turn what was meant to be a period of healing for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)