Chileans rediscover community kitchens as coronavirus, and hunger, bite

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Poor neighbourhoods in the Chilean capital Santiago have seen a resurgence in the…

US plans massive COVID-19 vaccine testing effort to meet year-end deadline

CHICAGO: The United States plans a massive testing effort involving more than 100,000 volunteers and a…

Coronavirus: Half of Fox News viewers think Bill Gates is using pandemic to microchip them, survey suggests

Half of Fox News viewers believe that Bill Gates wants to use a coronavirus vaccine to…

South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases, WHO says

Gravediggers wearing protective suits prepare to bury the coffin of a person who died from the…

Cuba credits two drugs with slashing coronavirus death toll

HAVANA (Reuters) – Communist-run Cuba said this week that use of two drugs produced by its…

Brazil rises to No. 2 in coronavirus cases, suffers 1,001 new deaths

Relatives react during the burial of 64-year-old Raimunda Conceicao Souza, who died from the coronavirus disease…

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June…

Factbox: The details of Britain’s impending quarantine scheme

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government plans to introduce a 14-day quarantine period for almost everyone…

South America a new COVID epicentre, Africa reaches 100,000 cases: WHO

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues who passed away from the coronavirus disease…

UK PM Johnson’s close aide Cummings broke lockdown rules: newspapers

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, Dominic Cummings, travelled more than 400…

Covid-19 Virus ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ by Touching Surfaces and Objects, Says US CDC

Representative image of coronavirus. (Reuters via Nexu Science Communications) The CDC in its guidance also said…

Coronavirus: New York cases at lowest level since outbreak began, Cuomo says

The number of new coronavirus cases per day in New York state is at the lowest…

Isolation not enough to save Amazon indigenous village from COVID-19

TRES UNIDOS, BRAZIL (Reuters) – Tres Unidos, an indigenous village in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, locked out…

Disruption to global immunization system could delay COVID-19 vaccinations

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) – Massive disruptions to global immunisation programmes from the COVID-19 pandemic have health experts…

‘Bet you stay home now’: Church challenging coronavirus restrictions burnt to ground

A Mississipi church that challenged coronavirus restrictions has burnt down in a fire that police are…

Turkey hopes ‘healthy tourism’ scheme will conquer coronavirus slump

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – At a luxury hotel in Istanbul, staff in gloves and masks space out…

Czechs say epidemic under control; further lockdown easing on Monday

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech health authorities believe the spread of the new coronavirus is under control…

Not ‘everything has gone perfectly’, says NHS England head of coronavirus lessons

FILE PHOTO: gency service ambulances are seen at the Aintree University Hospital before the Clap for…

US demands review of WHO’s handling of COVID-19 starts now, seeks reforms

GENEVA: The United States called on the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday (May 22) to begin…

Afghans throng markets ahead of Muslim holiday despite virus fears

KABUL (Reuters) – Kabul’s markets were teeming on Friday in the countdown to the Muslim holiday…

Trump urges quicker US reopening from coronavirus lockdown

US President Donald Trump on Thursday pressed for a broader reopening of the United States as…

Covid-19 wrap | UK plans coronavirus ‘antibody certificates’, and no second wave in France

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis. FOLLOW THE LIVE UPDATE | All the…

Yemen’s health system ‘has in effect collapsed’ as COVID spreads: U.N.

FILE PHOTO: A man wears a mask as he walks at a market amid concerns for…

Coronavirus, race and income: how the coronavirus discriminates

After Covid-19 first appeared in China late last year, doctors quickly realised what made some patients…

Coronavirus cases in Singapore surpass 30,000: Reuters tally

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask passes grocery shoppers amid the coronavirus disease…

Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency to end of June

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of passengers is seen in a train, after the Thai government eased…

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

FILE PHOTO: A migrant family waits to get registered before boarding a train to their home…

Delegates at China’s virus-delayed congress tested and masked

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top leaders took the stage in front of a sea of masked…

‘You’re not safe taking that medication at all’: Woman who has taken hydroxychloroquine for 19 years still contracts coronavirus

A woman who has taken hydroxychloroquine for most of her life to treat lupus and still…

Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of passengers is seen in a train, after the Thai government eased…