UN warns that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II as the coronavirus plagues through 202 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. Here are the latest updates for April 1:
As the global economy heads for recession and people fear job losses, all eyes are on a few central bankers.
Those with passport privilege are finding out what it feels like to have limited freedom of movement.
Stocks increased after figures from China showed signs of economic recovery, but quickly dropped again after a record breaking amount of coronavirus-related deaths was announced in Spain.
Philosophers and psychologists may provide an explanation for the tedium some of us feel during lockdown.
Lockdowns extended around the world as the global death toll soars past 38,000 and the number of confirmed infections surpasses 800,000 cases, with Europe and the US the worst hit. Here are the latest updates for March 31:
In Africa, authorities claim they have been "spared by God" or have simply been saved by the low volume of air traffic to their countries. However, some fear it is simply a lack of testing.
There are many reasons why male mortality rates are higher than female and the range is broad — from soaring cigarette and alcohol consumption among men to superior immune systems among women, backed by estrogen, a feminine hormone.
Quarantining measures have led to a spike in domestic violence in several countries.
The World Bank's report projects that growth in China and other East Asian-Pacific countries will slow to 2.1 precent this year from 5.8 percent in 2019 under a “baseline” forecast in which economic recovery takes hold this summer.
The UN’s most powerful body has been meeting by video because of Covid-19, which has hit New York City, where the UN has its headquarters, exceedingly hard.
Last week G20 leaders had pledged to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to limit job and income losses from the coronavirus outbreak
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