Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s health “continues to improve” on his fourth day in Covid-19 intensive care, his spokesman said yesterday, while the government prepared to extend a nationwide lockdown.
Cuban doctors are back in global demand as overwhelmed national healthcare services tap their crisis experience as they battle with the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Union faces an existential threat if it cannot come together to combat the coronavirus crisis, Italy warned yesterday as the divided bloc sought to salvage talks on a rescue package to aid battered economies.
Americans must persevere with social distancing now that their efforts are showing signs of slowing the spread of coronavirus, US medical and state officials said yesterday, as New York posted another spike in deaths while hospitalisations ebbed.
The orphaned baby elephants ambled in for their morning feed at Kenya’s Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT), but the hundreds of visitors who would normally be waiting to watch them were absent. So were their dollars.
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories where they say cramped and unhygienic conditions make social distancing impossible.
World powers scrambled on Thursday to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher.
Canada's coronavirus death toll is set to soar from the current 435 to as high as 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, while the economy lost a record 1 million jobs last month.
The Indian government on Thursday claimed initial success in its fight against the coronavirus epidemic, saying it would have been hit with 820,000 cases by next week had it not imposed a nationwide lockdown.