Coronavirus pandemic

Spain coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates

For the second day, Spain has recorded its highest daily death toll as infections globally rise to over 956,000.

Why the US keeps getting the census wrong

On National Census Day, The Take podcast explores why inaccurate census data disproportionately hurts indigenous communities within the US.

US jobless claims surge to 6.65 million - another record

US jobless claims surge to 6.65 million - another record

Numbers validate the view of most economists that the US is already in recession from coronavirus fallout.

As Iran struggles to fund virus fight, US keeps squeezing economy

As Iran struggles to fund virus fight, US keeps squeezing economy

Calls are mounting for Washington to ease sanctions on Iran as it seeks IMF help to fund coronavirus medical response.

Hungry, desperate: India virus controls trap its migrant workers

Hungry, desperate: India virus controls trap its migrant workers

Internal migrants form crucial part of India’s economy, but many say they have been forgotten in the coronavirus crisis.

World food prices plunge as virus chokes demand

World food prices plunge as virus chokes demand

The price drops are driven by lower demand, which is influenced by deteriorating economic prospects, a UN agency said.