The Newsmakers

Six Months of Coronavirus: What Have We Learned?

At the start of this year China announced its first death from COVID-19. Today more than 400,000 people have succumbed to the virus. The disease has forced governments to lock down entire cities and close borders, despite the devastation to their economies. In some places, these measures have been successful. New Zealand, for example, declared it was virus-free. But in most other nations COVID-19 is still around and could be getting worse. So, how much of a danger does the virus still pose? Guests: Dr Benhur Lee Microbiologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Andrew Easton Professor of Virology at the University of Warwick John Jordan Republican Strategist Martin Fletcher Journalist and Author

Experts reiterate need for vaccine as death toll passes 1M

Experts reiterate need for vaccine as death toll passes 1M

China announces zero virus-related fatalities in last month

China announces zero virus-related fatalities in last month

Covid-19 Survivor: The infection alone was traumatic, but the profiling that followed made it worse

Covid-19 Survivor: The infection alone was traumatic, but the profiling that followed made it worse

Survivors outnumber fatalities despite COVID-19 spread

Survivors outnumber fatalities despite COVID-19 spread

Can the right action prevent a global economic downturn?

Can the right action prevent a global economic downturn?

PKK Terror Attack in Mersin Leaves One Police Officer Dead

PKK Terror Attack in Mersin Leaves One Police Officer Dead

Is a Global Recession unavoidable?

Is a Global Recession unavoidable?

MPs debate if they can lead Lebanon out of an economic crisis – without a president

MPs debate if they can lead Lebanon out of an economic crisis – without a president

Can Lebanon rebound without a president?

Can Lebanon rebound without a president?

Is the pandemic over?

Is the pandemic over?

The US and China find themselves on two extreme ends over COVID-19

The US and China find themselves on two extreme ends over COVID-19

Who is to blame for the power crisis in Puerto Rico?

Who is to blame for the power crisis in Puerto Rico?

What is causing the energy crisis in Puerto Rico?

What is causing the energy crisis in Puerto Rico?

The far-right alliance claims victory in Italy

The far-right alliance claims victory in Italy

Could change arise from Iran's widespread protests?

Could change arise from Iran's widespread protests?

What will bring peace to Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region?

What will bring peace to Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region?

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