Most Americans huddle indoors as coronavirus deaths keep spiking
President Donald Trump said he saw no need for the federal government to issue a nationwide decree, with 39 states and the District of Columbia now requiring residents to stay home except for essential outings.
China starts to report asymptomatic coronavirus cases
In an effort to dispel public fears about hidden cases of the virus, the government has this week ordered health authorities to turn their attention to finding asymptomatic cases and releasing their data on them.
U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day
The United States has the most confirmed cases in the world, a number that is likely to soar when tests for the virus become more widespread.
Italy coronavirus death toll surges past 10,000; lockdown extension likely
Confirmed cases rose by about 6,000 to 92,472, the second-highest number of cases in the world behind the United States.
As U.S. virus cases exceed 100,000, doctors decry scarcity of drugs and equipment
Physicians have called particular attention to a desperate need for additional ventilators, machines that help patients breathe and are widely needed for those suffering from COVID-19.
British PM Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
A Downing Street spokesman said Johnson, 55, experienced mild symptoms on Thursday.
U.S. has most coronavirus cases in world, next wave aimed at Louisiana
While New York was the coronavirus epicenter in the United States this week, the next big wave of infections appeared headed for Louisiana.
U.S. could be next 'virus epicenter' as India locks down, global recession looms
India joined the ranks of Britain and other countries clamping down to hold back the virus as business activity collapsed from Japan to the United States at a record pace in March.
Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 651 in a day, lifting total death toll to 5,476
The total number of cases in Italy rose to 59,138 from a previous 53,578, an increase of 10.4%, the Civil Protection Agency said.
Italy coronavirus deaths jump by almost 800, government shuts most workplaces
On Saturday, fatalities jumped by 793 to 4,825 in the largest one-day rise since the contagion emerged a month ago.
Weinstein sentenced to 23 years prison
A jury on February 24 found Weinstein—once one of Hollywood’s most influential men—guilty of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping former aspiring actress Jessica Mann.
WHO calls coronavirus a pandemic as Britain, Italy shore up defenses
There are now more than 118,000 infections in 114 countries and 4,291 people have died of the virus.
Refined palm oil exports to India expected to resume soon, says Dugad, minister of state
On January 8, India imposed restrictions on the imports of refined palm oil, affecting Nepal's largest export commodity.
China's President Xi visits Wuhan as number of new coronavirus cases tumbles
Hubei reported 17 new deaths, all of which were in Wuhan.
US-Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal deal in Doha
The deal was signed in the Qatari capital Doha by U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban political chief Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
South Korea tells citizens to stay home at 'critical moment' in virus battle
The country is grappling with the largest outbreak of the virus outside China, as a new death took the toll to 17.
Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital
The clashes erupted between thousands demonstrating for and against the new citizenship law introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government.
Seven killed, 150 injured in riots in Indian capital
Tensions in parts of the city remained high on Tuesday with schools remaining shut in some areas amid news reports of fresh clashes.
Coronavirus death toll passes 2,000
Experts say too early to tell if China outbreak contained.
China reports record daily virus death toll, but new cases fall
There were 2,478 new confirmed cases on the mainland on February 10, down from 3,062 on the previous day.