A 99-year-old World War II veteran who survived the coronavirus has been given a guard of honor by nurses as he was discharged from hospital.
Look closely. See the man with white hair? That's the head of the Syrian Armed Forces 1st Corps, Luau Ali Ahmad Assad. He's visiting Hezbollah positions in #Syria . Our message: We see you. Consider this a warning. We won't allow Hezbollah to entrench itself militarily in Syria.
37 deaths, 896 new cases in last 24 hours, the sharpest ever increase in cases; India's total number of #Coronavirus positive cases rises to 6761 (including 6039 active cases, 516 cured/discharged/migrated and 206 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
This drone footage captures NYC workers burying bodies in a mass grave on Hart Island, just off the coast of the Bronx. For over a century, the island has served as a potter’s field for deceased with no known next of kin or families unable to pay for funerals.
The CDC has advised Americans to wear face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and around the world, people are doing the same. For your mask to be most effective, it's important that you wear it correctly. Here are the dos and don’ts.
NEW: Thurs 9 April update of coronavirus trajectories Daily new deaths: • US & UK are still upward slopes on a log scale, i.e each day generally brings more deaths than the last • Japan death toll tracking Italy All live charts, free to read:
Pres Trump on Feb 26: "I mean, view this the same as the flu...You treat this like a flu." VP Pence today: "We've known from the beginning that this at least three times more contagious than the flu. And, I believe that fact alone has informed our projections and the modeling."
Pakistan launched the largest social protection effort in the country’s history with plans to pay close to $1 billion dollars to the country’s poorest in an effort to counter the economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis.
BREAKING: Democrats block McConnell’s effort to get unanimous support for $250 billion in additional small business aid
WATCH: @maddow says nursing homes in the US are "creaking under the weight" of the coronavirus pandemic. "The crisis in nursing homes and long term care facilities will account for a huge swath of the American death toll unless something is done to address this systematically."
Obama warned Americans about preparing for a global pandemic back in 2014
"This is called cross-contamination." A Michigan nurse used paint to show how easy it is to spread germs even while wearing gloves.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has coronavirus, has been taken to intensive care
“Preparedness is a choice. And poor preparedness is a choice.’ — This man worked on a literal pandemic playbook for Trump, and the president chose to ignore it
BREAKING: President Duterte has formally approved the extension of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon up to April 30, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says | via @arianne_merez #COVID19 #LuzonLockdown
This tourist site in China was swamped with thousands of visitors after lockdown measures were lifted.
In tears, a nurse says she quit her job after she was asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask: “America is not prepared, and nurses are not being protected”
Noam Chomsky on Bernie Sanders: "It's common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that's a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion."