US limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak
Brazil has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in ...
China credits socialist system for quickly bringing coronavirus outbreak under control
China claimed the majority of the countries believe th...
Coronavirus outbreaks in Germany, South Korea show the risks in easing up
Elsewhere, Belarus, which has not locked down despite increasing case numbers, saw tens of thousands of people turn out to mark Victory Day, the anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in 1945.
Travel from New York city seeded wave of US outbreaks
Research indicates that a wave of infections swept from New York City through much of the country.
Those who want China to pay virus compensation are daydreaming, says diplomat
Those who want to make China pay compensation for the coronavirus outbreak are daydreaming, the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday.
US senator unveils 18-point plan to hold China accountable for coronavirus outbreak
A top US senator has unveiled an 18-point plan, including enhancing military ties with India.
China denies cover-up in coronavirus outbreak
Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian acknowledged that the virus's rapid spread had contributed to undercounting that resulted in China raising its death toll earlier Friday, but added "there has never been any concealment, and we'll never allow any concealment."
Germany says its virus outbreak is 'manageable'
Figures released by the Robert Koch Institute, Germany's disease control center, show that the number of people infected by every person with COVID-19 has fallen to 0.7, from over 1 just a few days ago. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said this week that this so-called reproduction rate was a key indicator the government would take into account when deciding whether to relax the lockdown.
EU calls for independent probe of WHO's pandemic response
The proposal is intended to initiate "a stepwise process of impartial, independent and comprehensive evaluation" of WHO's efforts to coordinate the international response to COVID-19, including the functioning of international health law and its actions within the greater UN health system.
Covid-19 outbreak: Los Angeles study indicates higher infection rate
A study conducted by the University of Southern California indicates that the true infection rate for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County may be ...
Covid-19 outbreak: Wuhan revises number of confirmed cases, deaths
Wuhan city, the capital of China's Hubei province where the global coronavirus pandemic originated last December, on Friday revised the numb...
Pompeo dials top Chinese diplomat; seeks transparency on Covid-19 outbreak
Pompeo's phone call to Yang Jiechi, Director of the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Communist Party of China, came a day after US President Donald Trump announced to halt the funding to World Health Organization alleging that it sided with China on the coronavirus issue and mislead the world.
Russia overtakes Germany and France in coronavirus case numbers after record daily rise
More than half of all cases and deaths are in Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's outbreak, which on Thursday reported a record overnight increase of 6,703 new cases.
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