Before and after coronavirus – scenes from the world’s biggest cities

These are the astonishing before and after scenes from cities around the world – as countries go into lockdown to combat the coronavirus. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) ——- Watch more of our explainer series here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Get more news at our site – https://www.channel4.com/news/ Follow us: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/Channel4News

Trump Invokes Production Law, Ordering GM to Build Ventilators

After days of pleading from the nation’s governors, U.S. President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government’s role in helping to produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #DonaldTrum #TrumpGM #GeneralMotors It was an abrupt about-face by Trump, who had questioned governors’ needs for crucial medical equipment like … Read more Trump Invokes Production Law, Ordering GM to Build Ventilators

WATCH LIVE: House passes $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief bill

The House passed the $2 trillion emergency spending bill to combat the economic impact of coronavirus, sending measure to President Trump for enactment. Measures in the stimulus package aim to support households and businesses facing massive losses from the prolonged shutdown of normal life. Democrats and Republicans both backed the bill, which is designed to … Read more WATCH LIVE: House passes $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief bill

US coronavirus: New Orleans to be next epicentre, say officials

Louisiana’s governor says that cases in the southern US state are rising rapidly and by early April could run short of crucial medical equipment and hospital beds. A major federal disaster declaration has been declared, unlocking funds to combat the crisis. Officials say the rapid spike in cases could be because of the large crowds … Read more US coronavirus: New Orleans to be next epicentre, say officials

What flattening the curve means, and will going hard against COVID-19 work in Australia | ABC News

Australia faces some hard truths when deciding how to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has the country locked down, according to experts. According to Australia’s deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly, combating the virus can be divided into main schools of thought. These are known as “flatten the curve”, which Australia is using, and “eradication”, … Read more What flattening the curve means, and will going hard against COVID-19 work in Australia | ABC News

Coronavirus: A quarter of the world’s population in lockdown – BBC News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told India’s population of 1.3 billion people to stay at home. The lockdown is currently planned for 3 weeks. More than 2.6 billion people are in lockdown now India has introduced its new measures, according to a tally by the AFP news agency Europe remains at the epicentre of the … Read more Coronavirus: A quarter of the world’s population in lockdown – BBC News

Dealing with coronavirus in rural and regional Australia | 7.30

In rural and regional Australia, resources to combat coronavirus are even more scarce than in the city. Dr April Armstrong, a GP based in Kalgoorlie, explains the situation. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on … Read more Dealing with coronavirus in rural and regional Australia | 7.30

Dr Norman Swan explains what steps we could take to combat coronavirus quicker | 7.30

One of the most unsettling things about the times we live in is that nobody can predict how long the massive disruptions to almost every aspect of daily life will last. But some experts say drastic action could see the end come much sooner than we expect. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Dr Norman Swan explains what steps we could take to combat coronavirus quicker | 7.30