New York suffers deadliest day in virus crisis

Even as the total number of deaths reached 5,489 across New York, Cuomo told a daily briefing on Tuesday that he was working with governors in New Jersey and Connecticut on a plan to restart life ...

Paramedics take a patient into emergency center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, US, on 7 April 2020

US coronavirus deaths pass 10,000 milestone

Americans were put on notice Monday not to let up in the fight against the coronavirus, as a grim milestone of 10,000 deaths cast a pall over the first signs of optimism about the outbreak's ...

Healthcare workers take patient into Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York.

Canadian province angry over US move to block face masks

Ontario, the most-populous province in Canada, complained on Monday the United States had blocked the export of more than 3 million face masks it bought to fight the coronavirus outbreak, while ...

A woman wearing a protective face mask passes the closed and boarded up H&M clothing store at Eaton Centre shopping mall during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 6 April 2020.

Europe shows tentative signs of progress

Europe's hardest-hit countries showed tentative signs of progress in the battle against coronavirus on Monday, even as the disease hospitalised British prime minister Boris Johnson.

A man wearing a protective mask waters plants on a street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Milan, Italy, 6 April

US enters ‘hardest, saddest’ week in coronavirus crisis

The United States on Sunday entered one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis, with government officials warning that the death toll in places such as New York, Michigan and ...

Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, US 4 April.

COVID-19 cases in US top 300,000

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 300,000 by 3:40 pm local time Saturday (1940 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins ...

An ambulance with sirens travels through the city during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brooklyn, New York, US, 4 April 2020.

Eleven killed in Colombia mine blast

Eleven people were killed and four injured in an accidental explosion at a Colombian coal mine in Cucunuba, near Bogota, on Saturday, according to the local fire department.

Eleven killed in Colombia mine blast

Mexico official calls diet a factor for coronavirus death

Mexican deputy Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Saturday that decades of poor eating habits in the country have created an epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other related health complications that make its ...

A woman wearing protective mask and gloves walks in downtown Mexico City, Mexico on 3 April.

Trump: ‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US

President Donald Trump told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the toughest two weeks of the pandemic


US president Trump leads the daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington on 4 April.
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