Even if George Floyd survived Covid-19, he couldn't survive police violence.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Minister Eteni Longondo says disease has erupted in a district of the northwestern city Mbandaka, a transport hub on the Congo River with a population of more than a million.
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says continent continues to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic with infections in the community spreading fast, particularly in Ethiopia.
The World Health Organization’s suspension of trials due to safety concerns follows endorsements by leaders including US President Donald Trump.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with some 330,000 deaths. Coronavirus-related updates for May 21:
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
The famous nurse is credited with pioneering hygiene and cleanliness to combat the spread of diseases in hospitals.
Major clubs are looking at billions in losses if the season isn't completed, but virologists and sports medics see a risk in resumption of games amid pandemic.
Many of the tactics used by authorities more than a hundred years ago to stem the tide of disease may seem familiar to us today.
Amid concerns over the resurgence of coronavirus infections, the German government is committed to lifting the lockdown step by step.
China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
Health officials in Sri Lanka said there had been a jump in cases, including in a densely populated area in the capital Colombo where 81 people tested positive.
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