The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases around the globe will exceed one million in the coming days, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
New York officials have begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to a million more workers are needed to fight coronavirus, while the World Health Organisation warned that the pandemic is far from over in Asia as the worldwide toll passed 800,000.
Children could be feeling fearful that they or their loved ones will die during the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have warned.
Countries in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic have been given a “window” to attack the virus, global health leaders have said.
The coronavirus pandemic is “accelerating”, the World Health Organisation has warned.
Fears are growing about the spread of the coronavirus in Africa after Zimbabwe announced its first case — in one of Africa’s most visited tourist locations.
More African countries have closed their borders as the spread of coronavirus threatened to turn the continent of 1.3 billion people into an alarming new front for the pandemic.
Coronavirus has forced communities around the globe into relative lockdown, severely restricting travel, shutting offices, schools and shops, and putting enormous strain on health services.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is “deeply concerned” that some countries are not handling the coronavirus pandemic with “the level of political commitment needed to control it”.
The director-general of the World Health Organisation has criticised “alarming levels of inaction” as he declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) have said that the coronavirus outbreak can be classed as a pandemic.
As the spread of the coronavirus continues, so too does the wealth of false information available online promoting dodgy medicine and fake cures.
As coronavirus continues to spread across the UK, here are some answers to a handful of common – and not-so-common – questions about the virus.
The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis on Friday as anxiety about the disease emptied shops, cancelled events, cut trade and travel and dragged already slumping financial markets even lower.
England’s chief medical officer has warned that schools could potentially close for two months or more in the UK if the spread of coronavirus intensifies.
A vaccine against coronavirus could take more than a year to develop, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
As cases of the new coronavirus continue to emerge, national and global bodies are working hard to prevent further transmission.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a global appeal for £520 million in donations as it seeks to combat the spread of coronavirus.
The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked for 675 million dollars (£520 million) to help countries address the expected spread of the new coronavirus that emerged in China.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working with Google to ensure that people get facts from the UN health agency first when they search for information about the new coronavirus that recently emerged in China.
A man in the Philippines has become the first person outside China to die from the coronavirus outbreak, while the overall death toll has risen above 300 and the number of confirmed cases of infection increased to more than 14,000.
The death toll in China from coronavirus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said other governments need to prepare for “domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak as a global emergency.
China’s coronavirus death toll has reached 170 as more countries report infections.
An evacuation flight to bring British nationals back to the UK from the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak will leave on Thursday night, the Foreign Secretary has said.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said he is “hopeful” that a chartered plane bringing British nationals back from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China will leave on Thursday evening.
The Government is hoping to bring back Britons from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China on Friday and will fly them into a military base, the PA news agency understands.
The Government is still negotiating with Chinese authorities over a flight to evacuate British nationals from Wuhan – the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak – a minister has said.
China’s coronavirus death toll reached 170 on Thursday as foreign evacuees from the worst-hit region began returning home under close observation.
A planned flight to bring British nationals back to the UK from coronavirus-hit Wuhan will not take place on Thursday while experts are poised to decide whether to declare a global health emergency.