As the global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 19,600 and confirmed cases reaches to 438,000, medical workers from various countries all hit by Covid-19 join the campaign "We stay here for you, please stay home for us" to create awareness.
New York city reports 157 deaths and some 15,000 cases of Covid-19 – nearly one-third of US total – as WHO says US could become next epicentre of global pandemic.
More than 18,500 people have died from Covid-19 globally, according to the Johns Hopkins pandemic tracker.
Some politicians fear the fatigue factor, which could force people to go out and break quarantine, but some psychologists and social workers believe lockdowns could strengthen family ties.
Currently, there are no approved medicines or preventive vaccines targeting the novel coronavirus, with most patients receiving only supportive care, such as help with their breathing.
While governments continue to roll out measures that have put more than one-fifth of the world’s population under some form of lockdown, doctors and nurses plead for supplies that are critical in their battle against coronavirus.
Governments across the region have shuttered schools forcing pupils to stay away in a bid to combat the virus, but at the risk of deepening an already worrying educational divide.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca did not give more information but anti-malarial drug chloroquine has recently been used to treat coronavirus patients in China and now in France.
Nations are ramping up efforts to fight the deadly novel coronavirus, which has upended societies and sparked economic turmoil as it spreads around the world. Here're the latest developments:
Hundreds of millions of people have suddenly undergone the biggest change to daily life since World War II as governments order them to stay at home in a bid to beat the coronavirus disease.
Move comes in response to an EU call to stave off internet gridlock as thousands work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As the demand for meat and seafood is to soar in booming economies of Asia, the concern for environmental issues increases the interest in sustainable meat alternatives also is spawning creative products to appeal to local palates.
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