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Covid-19: Daily global death toll crosses 1,000

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Coronavirus till now has killed more than 10,000 people worldwide The daily global death toll resulting from the deadly coronavirus has for the first time...

IOM scales up plans to fight Covid-19, appeals for $116.1m

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The pandemic has so far claimed over 10,000 lives worldwide The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has scaled up its plans to address the mobility...

Coronavirus capitalism, and how to beat it

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Activist Naomi Klein explains how governments around the world are exploiting the coronavirus In a recent video published on online news website The Intercept, author...

UN chief: Global recession near certainty due to coronavirus

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So far there have been almost 245,000 infections and more than 10,000 deaths worldwide United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday that a global...

Coronavirus: S Korea designates hard-hit regions as disaster zones

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared the southeastern city of Daegu and parts of North Gyeongsang province as "special disaster zones", the presidential Blue...

Bill Gates warned of a coronavirus-like epidemic back in 2015

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Gates offered a multifaceted plan to tackle epidemics on a global-scale During a 2015 Ted Talk, Bill Gates said, if anything kills over 10 million...

Coronavirus vaccine trials to begin in UK next month

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The research team is being led by Prof Sarah Gilbert Oxford University researchers plan to start human trials of the UK’s first Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccine...

North Korea fires 2 ‘ballistic missiles’ into sea amid coronavirus pandemic

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South Korea condemned the launches as extremely inappropriate given the global coronavirus pandemic North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off...

WHO message to youth on coronavirus: ‘You are not invincible’

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People under 50 make up a significant proportion of patients requiring hospitalization, Tedros said Coronavirus can sicken or kill young people as well and they...

Greece swears in first female president, no handshakes amid coronavirus

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Sakellaropoulou, 64, an ex-president of the Council of State, Greece's top administrative court, will succeed Prokopis Pavlopoulos Greece's first female president, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, was sworn...