World Short of Six Million Nurses, WHO Says
TEHRAN (defapress) – As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday that the world needs nearly six million nurses.
US Black Community Hit by Coronavirus Harder
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.
US Death Toll from Coronavirus Surpasses 10,000
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.
Boris Johnson in Intensive Care as Condition Worsens
TEHRAN (defapress) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in intensive care at a central London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
China Outraged after Brazil Minister Suggests COVID-19 Part of 'World Domination Plan'
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.
COVID-19: Japan to Declare State of Emergency
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.
China Sees Rise in Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases
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.
Russia Reports Biggest Spike in New Cases of COVID-19
TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia has registered almost 100 new cases of COVID-19, the largest one-day increase of reported infections to date.
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