Ensuring older people are treated with the same rights and dignity as everyone else is not only a moral imperative, it’s a win-win for all.
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
An internal report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cited by The New York Times, says new cases are expected to surge from mid-May, hitting 200,000 per day by June 1, with the daily death toll almost doubling to 3,000.
The London-based charity Interpal described HSBC's decision as an "awful, inhumane and unlawful act”.
Rohingya Muslims have been discarded by the international community and are at high risk for contracting Covid-19 in crowded living spaces.
Hezbollah has launched its own battle against the coronavirus, one that works alongside the Lebanese government’s response.
In countries like India and Israel Muslims are being scapegoated for the spread of Covid-19.
The US president has targeted the global organisation for its perceived bias towards China.
The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
Cyclone Harold, its strength ranked in the highest category of five, passed over Fiji's south at about midday, levelling homes and snapping communications links in the archipelago, which has adopted curbs on movement to rein in the virus.
We speak to a Turkish doctor who's done extensive aid work in Africa and he tells us how Covid-19 once again puts African bodies at risk of ethically wrong medical experiments conducted by the West.
Tropical cyclone Harold, which claimed 27 lives when it swept through the Solomon Islands last week, strengthened overnight Sunday as it moved east towards Vanuatu.
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