NBC News18h ago / 10:35 AM UTCThis is for the healthcare workers on the frontlines — the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3. Your ability to balance human connection and scientific truth in service of us all gives me hope. #songsofcomfort pic.twitter.com/s9e35RW03N— Yo-Yo Ma (@YoYo_Ma) March 16, 2020 Arata Yamamoto18h ago / 10:31 AM UTCOlympic torch relay to go ahead in Japan as plannedOlympic torch lit up during the flame lighting ceremony at the closed Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southern Greece, on Thursday, March 12. Thanassis Stavrakis / APThe Olympic torch relay will kick off in Japan on March 26 according to plan, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee said Tuesday, but all accompanying celebrations and events will be cancelled.Toshiro Muto told reporters the grand opening event in Fukushima will have no spectators. As for the actual torch relay, Muto said anyone who is not feeling well is asked to refrain from watching from the sidelines. Spectators will also be asked not to pack together along the streets where runners will be passing through. Despite a growing coronavirus pandemic, Japan has so far ruled out postponing or cancelling this year’s  Olympics. NBC News19h ago / 9:54

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