Leaders in the US and Europe are weighing the risks and rewards of lifting Covid-19 restrictions knowing that a vaccine could take years to develop.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
Mass evacuations were complicated and slowed down by the coronavirus, which also forced authorities to reduce the number of people sheltering together.
Typhoon Vongfong, the first to hit the country this year, intensified after slamming into the eastern Philippines on Thursday afternoon, packing winds of 155 km/h and gusts of up to 255 km/h, the state weather bureau said.
Health experts fear that crowded facilities such as prisons can prove deadly, threatening the lives of detainees and guards, as well as the outside population.
Global death toll from Covid-19 crosses 190,000 as confirmed cases worldwide exceed 2.7 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Here are the updates for April 24:
The coronavirus disease has infected at least 2.3 million people and killed more than 150,000 globally. Here are the updates for April 18:
The coronavirus disease has infected almost 2.2 million people and killed nearly 150,000 globally since it first emerged in China's Wuhan. Here are the latest updates for April 17:
President Duterte has repeatedly threatened to impose military rule in the Philippines where the mere words evoke the worst rights abuses of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.
Authorities have targeted several phases of ramped-up testing, starting on Tuesday with 8,000 people working at or admitted to Manila hospitals that were treating patients of Covid-19.
More than 115,000 people have died of the coronavirus disease and over 1.8 million have been infected since it first emerged in China's Wuhan. Here are the latest updates for April 13:
Because of Covid-19 lockdowns in place throughout the world, many believers are told to practice social distancing and stay at home if possible, including during Good Friday.
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