• Angry Wuhan next-of-kin seek answers over virus handling April 2, 2020
    Zhang took his elderly father to a Wuhan hospital for a surgical procedure in January, just as coronavirus was consuming the central Chinese city. Devastated and angry, Zhang is now demanding answers from a government that he accuses of incompetence and lying about the extent of the virus. Zhang says he has linked online with […]
  • Israel's Netanyahu back in isolation after minister gets coronavirus April 2, 2020
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is returning to self-isolation for another six days after his health minister was diagnosed with coronavirus, the premier's office said on Thursday. Netanyahu, 70, the nation's longest-serving leader, had just ended a two-day period of isolation on Wednesday night after a parliamentary aide was diagnosed with the disease. Litzman, 71, […]
  • Dr Fauci: security reportedly expanded as infectious disease expert faces threats April 2, 2020
    Reports say immunologist who has become celebrity amid coronavirus has received unwelcome messages from critics and supportersSecurity for Dr Anthony Fauci, the 79-year-old infectious disease expert who has become a calm, reassuring foil to Donald Trump at coronavirus briefings, has been expanded, according to multiple reports.While Fauci’s straight talk and willingness to gently correct the […]
  • G-20 prepares coronavirus rescue package for Africa April 2, 2020
    Africa has been less badly hit by the crisis so far than Europe and Asia, but the impact is projected to be huge.
  • Six-week-old newborn dies of coronavirus in US: state governor April 2, 2020
    A six-week-old infant has died of complications relating to COVID-19, the governor of the US state of Connecticut said Wednesday, in one of the youngest recorded deaths from the virus. Governor Ned Lamont tweeted that the newborn was "brought unresponsive to a hospital late last week and could not be revived." "Testing confirmed last night […]