In global fight vs. virus, over 1.5 billion told to stay home

World Mar 24, 2020

In global fight vs. virus, over 1.5 billion told to stay home

With masks, ventilators and political goodwill in desperately short supply, more than one-fifth of the world's population was ordered or urged to stay in their homes Monday at the start of what could be a pivotal week in the battle to contain the coronavirus ...

'This is not a drill': WHO urges the world to fight coronavirus

World Mar 6, 2020

'This is not a drill': WHO urges the world to fight coronavirus

The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal Thursday from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out "all the stops" to slow the epidemic, as it drained color from India's spring festivities, closed Bethlehem's Nativity Church and blocked Italians ...