Lummi Nation has its first coronavirus cases in weeks; outbreak attributed to kids playing together
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Lummi Nation has its first coronavirus cases in weeks; outbreak attributed to kids playing together

A new cluster of coronavirus cases detected by testing at the Lummi Nation has been traced to children playing together, tribal health officials said. Sixteen new cases announced Wednesday through Friday by the Lummi health department bring the tribe’s total to 40 people infected. Before this outbreak, the reservation hadn’t had a new case in […]

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Coronavirus latest: at a glance | Coronavirus outbreak

Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include: Warren Buffett says ‘world has changed’ for airlines Warren Buffett, the legendary American investor, has dumped his firm’s holdings in the four major US airlines, warning that the “world has changed” for the aviation industry in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. In comments that will […]

Statement on the third meeting of the IHR (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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Statement on the third meeting of the IHR (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

The third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), took place on Thursday, 30 April 2020, from 12:00 to 17:45 Geneva time (CEST). Proceedings of the meeting Members and advisors of the Emergency Committee were convened by teleconference. Membership of the Emergency Committee was expanded to reflect the […]

Coronavirus Australia live news: US FDA authorises use of experimental drug remdesivir, outbreak at Victorian meat processing facility
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Coronavirus Australia live news: US FDA authorises use of experimental drug remdesivir, outbreak at Victorian meat processing facility

Malaysia rounding up migrants to control coronavirus spread                           Malaysian authorities are rounding up undocumented migrants as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, the country’s police chief said late on Friday, after hundreds of migrants and refugees were detained in […]

US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery
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US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery

The latest:There have been more than 1.1 million coronavirus cases in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.The U.S. death toll has surpassed 64,000 people, according to Hopkins. The FDA issued an emergency-use authorization on Friday for remdesivir in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19.New York became the latest state to close schools […]

Coronavirus: WHO defends coronavirus outbreak response
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Coronavirus: WHO defends coronavirus outbreak response

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leader of the UN’s health body (file photo) expressed concern for nations with vulnerable health systems The World Health Organization says it “didn’t waste time” responding to the coronavirus after facing criticism for its handling of the outbreak. Its head Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO’s declaration of […]