Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: WHO boss calls for 'honest' leadership from US, China

Tedros urges US, China to unite in fight against coronavirus pandemic after Trump threatened to review US funding.

COVID-19: WHO boss calls for 'honest' leadership from US, China

AJ IMPACT

UK government pledges 100k daily virus tests by May

A group of private pharmaceutical companies and Cambridge University will produce 30,000 tests a day, said officials.

UK turns to private sector to boost virus testing capacity

Coronavirus pandemic

Dubai suspends marriages, divorces to curb spread of coronavirus

Move announced as 'measures to prevent spread of the pandemic' after emirate reports 2,659 infections and 12 deaths.

Dubai suspends marriages, divorces to curb spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

As the virus spreads across the globe, sports bodies are cancelling or postponing events.

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

US & Canada

Lockdowns, closures: How is each US state handling coronavirus?

Some states are taking sweeping action while others are taking a limited approach. Here is a breakdown, state by state.

Lockdowns, closures: How is each US state handling coronavirus?

China

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The virus has killed more than 80,000 people and infected at least 1.4 million worldwide.

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: China's Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown

Streets in the city of 11 million people were clogged and long queues seen at the airport, train and bus stations.

In Pictures: China's Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown

Rohingya

Bangladesh: Cox's Bazar under lockdown over coronavirus fear

Bangladesh's southern district hosts more than a million Rohingya in squalid camps after fleeing persecution in Myanmar.

Bangladesh: Cox's Bazar under lockdown over coronavirus fear

Uganda

Fears in Uganda over coronavirus outbreak in refugee settlements

In country hosting most refugees in Africa, support for refugee-led groups and local leaders is key amid COVID-19 fight.

Fears in Uganda over coronavirus outbreak in refugee settlements

Podcast

Hungry and harassed under India's coronavirus lockdown

Millions of migrant workers in India are uniquely vulnerable to homelessness during the pandemic.

Hungry and harassed under India's coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Comparing COVID-19, SARS and MERS

A comparison of COVID-19 data to similar recent diseases with global impact caused by the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Comparing COVID-19, SARS and MERS

Opinion

The free market will only deepen the coronavirus crisis

We will need a public sector revolution to recover.

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

AJ Impact

'These numbers are ugly,' WTO warns of coronavirus' hit to trade

Trade could fall this year by as much as 32 percent, WTO says, urging nations to keep markets open and predictable.

'These numbers are ugly,' WTO warns of coronavirus' hit to trade

Opinion

We must keep our humanity in the time of coronavirus

We can 'fight the monster without becoming one' and achieve a finer balance of freedom and security for all.

Ibrahim Kalin

by Ibrahim Kalin

Ibrahim Kalin

US & Canada

US data shows African Americans more likely to die from COVID-19

Preliminary data highlights inequalities in health and access to medical care.