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How the World Is Reacting to Coronavirus
The coronavirus has touched a diverse collection of countries and cultures, but a number of shared experiences have emerged - from grieving the dead to writing songs.
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Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Zoom Lets Attackers Steal Windows Credentials, Run Programs via UNC Links
The Zoom Windows client is vulnerable to UNC path injection in the client's chat feature that could allow attackers to steal the Windows credentials of users who click on the link.
The US Military Knew Years Ago That a Coronavirus Was Coming
The Pentagon warned the White House about a shortage of ventilators, face masks, and hospital beds in 2017—but the Trump administration did nothing.
More good news? Citizen reporters go & do what the media won't!
COVID-19 empties out New York
ABC News' David Wright reports on how the disease has turned one of the biggest tourist destinations into a ghost town, and New Yorkers' continued struggle against COVID-19.
The shocking centre of the COVID-19 crisis
The crisis gripping the town at the centre of the global COVID-19 crisis in Italy has been witnessed by Sky News' Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay.
What Coronavirus Symptoms Look Like, Day By Day
After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop. Cases range from mild to critical. The average t...
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total (new) cases in last 24 hours. Globally 823 626 confirmed (72 736) 40 598 deaths (4193)
British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff
The airline reaches a deal with unions to furlough 80% of its workforce after grounding most of its fleet.
About 2 Million Guns Were Sold in the U.S. as Virus Fears Spread
Americans bought about two million guns in March, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data. It was the second-busiest month ever for gun sales, trailing only Janua...
Asia may have been right about coronavirus and face masks, and the rest of the world is coming around
In the coming weeks, if they have not already, your government is likely to begin advising you to wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus. For those living in Asia, such...
Here's how much bitcoin beat the Dow and S&P 500 in the first quarter
Bitcoin has fallen less than major U.S. equity indices in the first quarter but still hasn't proven it can act as a "safe haven" in times of market turmoil.
IMF says coronavirus crisis requires 'wartime' policy response
Global policymakers must enact "wartime" measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the IMF said.
Global coronavirus cases will hit 1 million and 50,000 deaths in a few days, WHO officials say
Global cases: More than 911,300. Global deaths: At least 45,400, US cases: At least 200,000, US deaths: At least 4,400
How to SEW a Medical FACE MASK // TUTORIAL
Quick and easy tutorial For home made face mask.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Answering kids' COVID-19 questions
Why are playgrounds and schools closed? How long do germs last? How long does it take before you start showing symptoms? How do people recover when there's no cure? And when can...
Boris sparks security concerns after revealing Zoom ID for Cabinet meeting
Boris Johnson raised security concerns on Tuesday when he tweeted a picture of a virtual cabinet meeting but did not remove the meeting ID number.
HSBC and Standard Chartered to cancel dividends, suspend buy-backs
HSBC and Standard Chartered said on Wednesday they would cancel their dividends and not launch any share buy-backs in 2020 after a financial regulator in the United Kingdom aske...
‘No shortage of rice’, but please stop hoarding
The world will not run into rice shortages due to the disruption in supply chains caused by the new coronavirus, provided surges in panic buying and export bans do not spiral ou...
Jobless ex-MP fights coronavirus credit impact
Laura Smith, who is unemployed, says people's credit scores should not be affected by the pandemic.
A fifth of smaller firms 'will run out of cash'
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
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