Elizabeth Melimopoulos

Elizabeth Melimopoulos

Elizabeth Melimopoulos is an online producer with Al Jazeera English. She has covered stories in Latin America mainly Venezuela and Mexico, and writes on elections, politics, and Mexico’s war on drugs.

 

Coronavirus pandemic

Cases spike in US, states back off on reopening: Live updates

Record high cases across the United States Sunbelt have led distant states to put their own reopening plans on hold.

Cases spike in US, states back off on reopening: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

US could see 100,000 coronavirus daily cases, says Fauci: Live

Top infectious disease expert warns of 'disturbing' death toll if people in US do not adhere to health guidelines.

US could see 100,000 coronavirus daily cases, says Fauci: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

NY area to quarantine visitors from US coronavirus hotspots: Live

As cases in the US keep surging, governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issue travel advisory.

NY area to quarantine visitors from US coronavirus hotspots: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask: Coronavirus live updates

In other news, Germany places two districts under lockdown as report says EU may bar US travellers.

Judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask: Coronavirus live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO sees 'green shoots of hope' in coronavirus pandemic: Live

Despite cases still accelerating globally, WHO chief says steroid-based treatment holds promise in fight against virus.

WHO sees 'green shoots of hope' in coronavirus pandemic: Live

Black Lives Matter protests

UN to hold debate on racism, police brutality in US: Live updates

UN Human Rights Council in Geneva will hold debate on the issues at request of African countries.

UN to hold debate on racism, police brutality in US: Live updates

George Floyd protests

Statues fall as global anti-racism protests spread: Live updates

The protests that started in the US have spread, leading to the removal of statues with racist legacies.

Statues fall as global anti-racism protests spread: Live updates

Black Lives Matter protests

George Floyd to be buried in Houston: Live updates

Thousands bid farewell ahead of funeral of the black man whose death inspired worldwide anti-racism protests.

George Floyd to be buried in Houston: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Spain extends coronavirus emergency until June 21: Live updates

Spanish lawmakers vote to extend the state of emergency for the sixth time as cases surpass 240,300.

Spain extends coronavirus emergency until June 21: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

S Africa court rules some coronavirus curbs invalid: Live updates

South Africa's gov't said it was studying a High Court decision declaring its COVID-19 restrictions as unconstitutional.

S Africa court rules some coronavirus curbs invalid: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August: Coronavirus updates

As daily death rate climbs to the highest in the world, new study warns total toll could surge five-fold by early August

Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August: Coronavirus updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Chile's hospitals under strain as cases near 70,000: Live updates

Chile's healthcare system 'close to the limit' after a rapid increase in coronavirus infections.

Chile's hospitals under strain as cases near 70,000: Live updates