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Kim Jaejoong claimed he'd been hospitalized with COVID-19. He later said it was a stunt to raise awareness.
An estimated half a million migrants have walked to their villages from India's big cities since India's 21-day lockdown began. The journey has been fatal for some.
The city-state's high court dismissed appeals on Monday that argued the law was unconstitutional.
Now desperate, the U.S. is accepting face masks, gowns and gloves airlifted from China.
The launches suggest leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support as concern over the pandemic grows.
"It’s scary. It’s beautiful. It’s filled with anxiety and fear and calm and peace. I vacillate between wanting to just get home and wanting to just stay put."
The United States now has the most confirmed cases of coronavirus in the world.
The World Health Organization has cautioned against giving the coronavirus a geographic name because of its global nature.
The president touts his Jan. 31 decision to ban foreigners who had been in China. Critics note his failure to make sure we had enough tests and medical supplies.
At a time when Trump is fueling racist "Chinese virus" rhetoric and Asian Americans are being spit on and attacked, this seems like a terrible idea.
It's the world's most extensive stay-at-home order yet in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Olympic officials reached the decision out of concern for the global spread of COVID-19.
The city of Wuhan, where the COVID-19 outbreak started, will remain locked down until April 8, officials said.
The New Hampshire Republican said he was trying to be "responsible" about a theory that has been widely rejected by scientists.
An International Olympic Committee official said the 2020 Olympics will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting this month, Russia’s Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre will stream its performances online and allow just one spectator in the theater to watch in person.
The disease expert, embedded in China's disease control agency, could have been able to get word of the outbreak out early.
The White House confirmed that the president sent a letter, but would not reveal its contents.
More than 70 million Americans have been restricted to their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The global lockdowns put in place to combat the coronavirus have also been dramatically reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.