Coronavirus

Coronavirus

‘Superheroes’: Coronavirus survivors donate plasma hoping to heal the sick

As she emerges from quarantine, recovered COVID-19 patient Diana Berrent is eager to join the battle against the pandemic and donate precious antibodies that...

Haircuts and horses – India cricketers make most of coronavirus lockdown

From Virat Kohli having his hair cut by his Bollywood wife, to Ravindra Jadeja on a stallion, India's superstar cricketers are making the most...

New York in ‘race against time’ as Trump sends mixed messages on face masks

Two of the principal U.S. coronavirus hot spots - New York and Louisiana - reported their biggest jumps in COVID-19 deaths yet on Friday,...

Indian officials warn of lockdown extensions as COVID-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000

The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement...

Indians pitch in to feed the hungry in coronavirus lockdown

Indian businessman Shishpal Singh was still stirring vegetables and rice at his Mumbai apartment block when migrant workers laid off in the coronavirus lockdown...

Prince Charles opens massive new hospital erected in conference centre to fight coronavirus

Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and...

India to get over half of $1.9 billion emergency coronavirus fund by World Bank

The World Bank on Thursday said it had approved an initial $1.9 billion in emergency funds for coronavirus response operations in 25 developing countries,...

Coronavirus cases exceed 1 million, wreaking world havoc

Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 53,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death...

Indian-origin doctor leads COVID-19 safety equipment campaign

An Indian-origin doctor campaigning for better access to the personal protection equipment (PPE) for medics across hospitals, dealing with the rapidly rising cases of...

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world...