Coronavirus: Are refugee and migrant camps prepared? – BBC News

Lack of access to sanitation and water facilities in refugee and migrant camps poses a challenge for residents trying to avoid coronavirus. In Moira in Lesbos, Greece, a facility built for 3,000 holds 18,000 people. The BBC’s population correspondent Stephanie Hegarty takes a look. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Coronavirus: Moscow goes into lockdown – BBC News

In Russia, a full lockdown has been imposed in many regions of the country, as the numbers of confirmed infections continue to rise. The measures taken by the government have been ratcheted up rapidly in a matter of days – as recently as last week, the Kremlin claimed there was “de facto no epidemic” in … Read more Coronavirus: Moscow goes into lockdown – BBC News

Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

President Donald Trump has said federal coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April. He had previously suggested that they could be relaxed as early as Easter, which falls in mid-April. “The highest point of the death rate is likely to hit in two weeks,” Mr … Read more Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

Coronavirus: On the road with British police enforcing social distancing – BBC Newsnight

— TOP LINE — Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F UK Government advice is clear that non-essential travel should be avoided, but many continue to be confused about when and why they can go outside, whether it’s ok to walk their dog, and what’s the right way to exercise. Newsnight spent a day with police … Read more Coronavirus: On the road with British police enforcing social distancing – BBC Newsnight

Have UK measures turned the tide on coronavirus? – BBC Newsnight – BBC Newsnight

Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Patrick Vallance announced that the UK may be “already beginning to see the effects” of social distancing measures. Is the UK approach working? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The language is cautious and caveated, and the peak of the crisis may still be two or three weeks away, but the … Read more Have UK measures turned the tide on coronavirus? – BBC Newsnight – BBC Newsnight

Rescue plan for thousands of Britons stranded abroad due to coronavirus – BBC News

Tens of thousands of British citizens are stranded around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic with countries closing  borders.  The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced plans to bring them home but says the operation is a huge challenge.   Meanwhile engineers and scientists are working flat out to provide new technology to help … Read more Rescue plan for thousands of Britons stranded abroad due to coronavirus – BBC News

Coronavirus crisis “to worsen” with 9,000 people now in hospital in England – BBC News

There are now 9,000 patients with coronavirus in hospitals across England. A quarter of doctors are ill or self isolating. The new Nightingale Hospital in east London will begin taking its first 500 patients this week and will soon have room for 4,000. The government’s chief scientific adviser says the number of infections and deaths … Read more Coronavirus crisis “to worsen” with 9,000 people now in hospital in England – BBC News

Coronavirus: £75m for Rescue flights to get stranded Britons home – BBC News

Private airlines will be paid by the British government to bring back UK citizens trying to get home from abroad: “Tens of thousands of Britons stranded abroad by the coronavirus pandemic will be flown home under a new arrangement between the government and airlines. British Airways, Virgin, EasyJet, Jet2 and Titan are among airlines that … Read more Coronavirus: £75m for Rescue flights to get stranded Britons home – BBC News