TEHRAN (defapress) – As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday that the world needs nearly six million nurses.
TEHRAN (defapress) – African Americans make up a higher percentage of the novel coronavirus victims in the US as the death toll climbs, new data shows.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Americans were put on notice Monday not to let up in the fight against the coronavirus, as a grim milestone of 10,000 deaths cast a pall over the first signs of optimism about the outbreak's trajectory.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Mainland China reported on Tuesday a drop in new coronavirus cases after closing its borders to virtually all foreigners to curb imported infections, while the central city of Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak, saw no new deaths for the first time.
TEHRAN (defapress) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in intensive care at a central London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
TEHRAN (defapress) – China has demanded an explanation from Brazil after the far-right government’s education minister linked the coronavirus pandemic to Beijing’s “plan for world domination”, in a tweet imitating a Chinese accent.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to declare a state of emergency within days, after COVID-19 cases in Tokyo jumped over the weekend to top 1,000 for the first time and raised worries of a more explosive surge, media reports said.
TEHRAN (defapress) – US military troops were deployed in New York City on Sunday to help the city manage the coronavirus pandemic.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continued to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia has registered almost 100 new cases of COVID-19, the largest one-day increase of reported infections to date.