Don’t politicize coronavirus: WHO head to Trump

Using the COVID-19 pandemic to score political points is dangerous and will only result in “many more body bags,” World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Donald Trump renews attack on WHO over coronavirus

US President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the World Health Organization (WHO) as he said that the US will make a determination on WHO funding. Continue Reading

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 1.5 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Continue Reading

Pulitzer Prize announcement to be postponed

The Pulitzer Prize Board will postpone the announcement of this year’s winners because some board members have been busy covering the global coronavirus outbreak, the organization announced Tuesday. Continue Reading

Wuhan lockdown ends

The Chinese city where the coronavirus epidemic first broke out, Wuhan, ended a two-month lockdown today, allowing people to leave the city, if they were healthy, amid concerns of a second wave of infections as cases in mainland China rose. Continue Reading

Corona: Toll continues to climb across globe

The US state of New York lost 731 lives to COVID-19 from Monday to Tuesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 5,489 while marking the deadliest 24 hours yet since the pandemic took hold here, said Governor Andrew Cuomo. Continue Reading

Japan PM Abe declares state of emergency over virus

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today declared a month-long state of emergency in Tokyo and six other parts of the country over a spike in coronavirus cases. Continue Reading

Justin Trudeau promises more aid for Canadians

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his government will soon make emergency benefits accessible for citizens who do not currently qualify. Continue Reading

Cornoavirus spells danger across the globe

France reported 833 more coronavirus deaths, bringing the total to 8,911, while infections, both confirmed in hospitals and confirmed or possible cases from nursing homes, jumped to 98,010. Continue Reading