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Trump says quarantine 'not necessary' for New York area. He is wrong. Again.
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a quarantine of the New York area to curb the spread of the coronavirus would not be necessary, and that he had asked federal health officials to issue a "strong travel advisory" instead.
China’s mental health counsellors reach out online to help those affected by coronavirus pandemic
Chinese users spent 20 per cent more time on physical and mental health apps in the first week of March compared with the same period in January. KnowYourself brought together a team of over 100 professionals and trained volunteers to re...
Coronavirus: China ramps up Covid-19 test kit exports amid global shortage, as domestic demand dries up
More than 100 Chinese companies are selling coronavirus testing kits to Europe, but most are not licensed to sell in China. A global shortage of kits has sparked a scramble for resources, but the specialist nature of the production proce...
Fauci warns coronavirus could kill as many as 200,000 Americans
Top US infectious disease expert cautions that figure is a ‘moving target’ that could easily be wrong
What we still don't know about the coronavirus
It feels like an eternity ago, but the world only became aware of the coronavirus in December.
The new coronavirus: how should the world respond?
The new coronavirus is shutting down planet Earth. What lessons can the rest of the world learn from China, Singapore and South Korea?
How coronavirus spread across the globe
A special programme on the spread of the coronavirus outbreak around the globe, focusing on the impact it could have on the world.
You Need To Listen To This Leading COVID-19 Expert From South Korea
We want to thank Professor Kim Woo-joo from Korea University Guro Hospital for taking his valuable time to inform our subscribers. He just started his official YouTube channel and even though it’s all in Korean, you should subscribe to h...
The rules of safe shopping under coronavirus: five tips for social distancing
Buying essential supplies can be tricky during the coronavirus lockdown. Here’s how to navigate the new rules
Bill Gates: State-by-state shutdown won't work
Bill Gates says that the US should shutdown the entire country for a short period of time to control the spread of the coronavirus and predicts that the number of cases will peak in late April.
How To Tell If We're Beating COVID-19
Boris Johnson: "worse to come" as deaths pass 1,000
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Saturday that the coronavirus outbreak would get worse before it gets better, as the number of deaths in Britain rose 260 in one day to over 1,000.
Chinese scientist advises people in Europe, US to wear face masks in public
People who don’t cover their mouths are making a big mistake, says director general of Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. Advice comes as number of confirmed infections in US nears 200,000
Covid-19 SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total: 650,567 Coronavirus Cases, 30,299 deaths, Recovered: 139,552. By region:
1918 influenza pandemic survivor interview: Mrs. Edna Register Boone
Mrs. Boone, 100 year-old resident of Mobile, tells how her family was the only family in a small rural Alabama area that did not contract the flu during the 1918 flu outbreak. Mrs. Boone's family all became responders in her community. H...
How people are connecting in the coronavirus crisis
The virtual solidarity we all need right now.
In full: PM's statement on his coronavirus
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Here is his statement in full:
Spain and France lay coronavirus victims to rest as UK prepares for worst
Tragic pictures show coronavirus victims being laid to rest in France and Spain, as parts of the UK prepare for a worst-case scenario.
Italy sees spike in deaths but infection rate falls
Italy recorded almost 1,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Friday in the worst one-day toll anywhere around the world since the pandemic began, as experts said the country's epidemic could be nearing its peak.
US has nearly 100,000 Covid-19 cases
The United States now has nearly 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and there have been 1,475 deaths, according to a Johns Hopkins University tracker.
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