The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the humanitarian situation in the world’s deadliest conflicts and threatens to unleash economic devastation that will intensify violence, United Nations diplomats and experts warn.
Fresh clusters have been reported in countries — such as Australia — that had previously brought their outbreaks under control.
A flotilla of civilian boats swarmed the landing zone as a recovery ship sped to the scorched capsule and hoisted it aboard with its crane.
Australia’s second-largest city imposed an overnight curfew on Sunday to halt the spread of coronavirus cases. Six months after the World Health Organisation declared a global emergency, the virus has killed more than 680,000 people and infected more than 17.5 million. Fresh clusters have been reported in countries — such as Australia — that had […]
Soaring coronavirus cases have already forced Trump to cancel the part of the convention planned for Florida’s Jacksonville in July.
The Lunt family from Bath, in western England, had planned to visit Spain this summer but like so many British holidaymakers have had their plans upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 Brazil doctors volunteer to test coronavirus vaccines

In Brazil, health care workers are on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic in more ways than one, treating patients but also volunteering to test some of the most promising experimental vaccines.

World UK signs up for Sanofi-GSK coronavirus vaccine

Pharma giants Sanofi and GSK said Wednesday they have agreed to supply Britain with up to 60 million doses of a potential Covid19 vaccine.

World Hong Kong tightens quarantine rules for sea and flight crews

Hong Kong will stop most ships from changing crews in the territory from Wednesday to cut back on quarantine exemptions blamed for causing a third wave of coronavirus cases.

World N Korea reports first suspected Covid-19 infection as global cases top 16m

Australia on Sunday suffered its deadliest day since the pandemic began, with 10 fatalities and a rise in new infections despite an intense lockdown effort.

World Protesters clash with Seattle police in latest outcry over US feds

Police in riot gear faced off against the protesters, some holding umbrellas against falling pellets of pepper spray.

World Virus-hit Texas braces as 2020’s first hurricane takes aim

Meteorologists warned of heavy rain, storm surge and potentially life-threatening flash flooding.

World Virus surges worldwide as public loses faith in authorities

For the second straight day on Friday the US reported more than 70,000 new cases and over 1,000 deaths as the virus takes hold in the country’s south and west.

World Tighter mask rules, more tests as WHO warns of Europe virus spike

There was also bad news in China and India — the world’s two most populous nations — as new clusters emerged.

World WATCH: ‘Brazil’s most famous cobra’ sparks animal trafficking probe, draws fans

A Twitter account opened in the snake’s name, @najaoriginal, has nearly 50,000 followers.

World Bill Gates denies conspiracy theories he created virus outbreak

Gates on Thursday pushed back against some of the conspiracy theories spreading online accusing him of creating the coronavirus outbreak.

World Jobless and desperate: the post-lockdown reality for many

Many workers’ lives have been abruptly upended by the coronavirus pandemic, as job losses in tourism, air travel, food and drink or other industries hit those both on fixed contracts and in the informal sector.

Covid-19 Scientists report that airborne coronavirus is probably infectious

Scientists have known for several months the new coronavirus can become suspended in microdroplets expelled by patients when they speak and breathe, but until now there was no proof that these tiny particles are infectious.

World Is Kanye West’s presidential run real? And is he OK?

West’s speech, clips of which went viral on social media, provoked bewilderment, as well as concern for the musician, who has talked about his struggles with bipolar disorder.

Covid-19 Trump backs face masks as EU agrees huge virus aid plan

President Donald Trump changed his tune in favour of face masks as a tool to combat the coronavirus in the United States, as European leaders on Tuesday agreed on a massive aid package for their pandemic-ravaged economies.

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