AJ IMPACT

UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

Devices deliver air without patients needing ventilators, which are in short supply and involve a more invasive process.

UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 724,000 infections are confirmed in at least 177 countries and territories, including at least 34,000 deaths.

Coronavirus pandemic

Wuhan awakens from two months of coronavirus isolation

Wuhan was locked down as COVID-19 took hold, but as life returns to normal, its residents remain cautious.

Wuhan awakens from two months of coronavirus isolation

Coronavirus pandemic

Seven things you need to know about coronavirus

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed thousands.

Health

Coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words

Virus thought to have originated in China's Wuhan has killed over 34,000 people and infected more than 723,000 globally.

Coronavirus pandemic

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Europe pandemic crisis: Coronavirus death toll surges

As death tolls from the coronavirus continue to surge across Europe, countries steel themselves for extended lockdown.

AJ Impact

Death of senior executive highlights need for backup plans

Jefferies Financial Group's Chief Financial Officer Peg Broadbent has died from complications tied to the coronavirus.

Death of senior executive highlights need for backup plans

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?

Health

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

AJ Impact

S Korea to pay cash to families, plans extra budget relief

The government will make cash payments of up to $816 per household, except for the richest 30 percent

S Korea to pay cash to families, plans extra budget relief

Coronavirus pandemic

India's COVID-19 lockdown hits HIV+ and chronic patients hard

HIV+ and other patients with critical conditions face problems in accessing health services amid strict lockdown.

India's COVID-19 lockdown hits HIV+ and chronic patients hard

Coronavirus pandemic

Guatemalan deported from US tests positive for COVID-19: Official

Authorities say the 29-year-old man started showing symptoms for the novel coronavirus after being deported last week.

Guatemalan deported from US tests positive for COVID-19: Official

AJ Impact

Asia shares, oil price suffer fresh spill as virus damage deepens

US President Donald Trump extends social restrictions to end-April as top US health official issues grim warning.

Asia shares, oil price suffer fresh spill as virus damage deepens

US & Canada

Some US schools close for school year as COVID-19 crisis worsens

Schools could be closed for several more weeks or months and in the state of Virginia, classes have been cancelled for the rest of the school year.