GERMAN STATE MINISTER KILLS HIMSELF AS CORONAVIRUS HITS ECONOMY

Thomas Schaefer, finance minister of Germany's Hesse state which includes Frankfurt, found dead near a railway track.

US CORONAVIRUS DEATHS MAY REACH 200,000: TOP SCIENTIST

A shortage of ventilators in several major cities worsens as the US death count crosses 2,100.

 
 
 

COVID-19: LEBANON BUSINESSES HELP OVERWHELMED HOSPITALS

While Lebanon's government has enforced a public lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, businesses are stepping in to assist...

NETHERLANDS RECALLS DEFECTIVE MASKS IMPORTED FROM CHINA

Spain and Turkey also complain of defective rapid testing kits ordered from Chinese companies.

 
 
 

IN PICTURES: INDIA'S POOR STRUGGLE AMID CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

As economic and human toll of lockdown deepens, criticism mounts over lack of adequate planning before the decision.

MODI SEEKS 'FORGIVENESS' FROM INDIA'S POOR OVER COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Modi apologises as 21-day lockdown stings millions, leaving the poor hungry and forcing migrant workers to flee cities.

 
 
 

IN PICTURES: IRISH DRIVE-IN CINEMA'S LAST SCREENING AMID PANDEMIC

Before Ireland ordered people to stay indoors, drive-in cinema became a popular choice of entertainment for many.

REFUGEES IN GREECE AT SEVERE RISK DUE TO DIRE LIVING CONDITIONS

Many suffer from dearth of basic needs and sanitation on Lesbos Island, the biggest entry point for migrants in the Aegean - with more...

 
 
 

HOW HAS CORONAVIRUS ISOLATION AFFECTED THE AUTISTIC?

Social distancing can be particularly challenging for many with a disorder who depend on others for support.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS TAKEN TO PROTECT ELDERLY

Al Jazeera looks at what is being done in Miami, Florida, to help reduce the risks for senior citizens.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNS STOKE DEMAND FOR FILMS ON OUTBREAKS

As COVID-19 fears spread across the globe, many are watching films about pandemics with worst-case scenarios and happy endings.

POLLS OPEN IN MALI DESPITE CORONAVIRUS THREAT, SECURITY FEARS

Long-delayed parliamentary elections overshadowed by kidnapping of opposition leader, concerns over coronavirus.

 
 
 

'IF SHE NEVER REMEMBERED ME AGAIN': LOVING SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA

'I imagined there were thousands of such thoughts in that room, clinging to the ceiling like helium balloons.'

DOCTOR€™S NOTE: WHY ARE OLDER PEOPLE MORE VULNERABLE TO COVID-19?

It is imperative that older people self-isolate. A doctor explains why this is and how we can all support them to do so.

 
 
 

COVID-19 AND THE NEOLIBERAL STATE OF EXCEPTION

How do neoliberal governments act in emergency situations when the interests of the private sector top their agenda?

NEW FRONT: WORRY OVER COVID-19 SPREADING IN AFRICAN REFUGEE CAMPS

A severe coronavirus outbreak in camps hosting vulnerable people across the continent will have disastrous consequences.

 
 
 

HOW IRAQ'S SECTARIAN SYSTEM CAME TO BE

And how it will be undone.

N KOREA FIRES MORE MISSILES THAN EVER AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Sunday's ballistic missile tests mark the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.

 
 
 

TRUMP 'CONSIDERING QUARANTINE ON NEW YORK' TO STEM VIRUS SPREAD

US president says he is considering a two-week enforced quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.

UNDOCUMENTED STRUGGLE TO ACCESS CORONAVIRUS TESTS IN LEBANON

Prohibitively high costs for undocumented people leave some migrant workers fearing for their lives.

 
 
 



Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

The US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus. Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

The couple recently jetted to California from Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fully approve the sterilization of masks in Ohio for healthcare workers and first responders amid the... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert on the White House task force, offered a dire prediction on Sunday - saying that the coronavirus pandemic could infect more than... Read more ...