Macron to visit mask factory as French health workers complain of acute shortage

French President Emmanuel Macron was to visit a mask factory in western France on Tuesday amid a continuing row over the acute shortage of masks for health workers battling the coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 3,000 people in the country. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Macron to visit mask factory as French health workers complain of acute shortage

Ukrainian border forces raid face mask smuggling operation during coronavirus pandemic

Ukraine’s border guard service say they have seized 300,000 medical masks and respirators being smuggled out of the country. They raided an outlet in the Ukrainian state of Kharkiv and apprehended the suspects who are believed to have been selling medical masks and respirators at artificially low prices. The Ukrainian government put a ban on … Read more Ukrainian border forces raid face mask smuggling operation during coronavirus pandemic

Epidemiologist – We could eliminate coronavirus over the next few weeks

‘We could effectively eliminate the virus over the next few weeks’. Otago University Professor and epidemiologist Sir David Skegg appeared before Parliament’s Epidemic Response Committee this morning. Full story: https://bit.ly/2QX5SeB Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv

Charities warn donations are drying up amid the coronavirus crisis

With coronavirus dominating the headlines, some charities have said the epidemic has left them struggling for day-to-day support. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android … Read more Charities warn donations are drying up amid the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus Cases in Italy, Spain May Be Stabilizing, WHO Says

The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says coronavirus case counts in hard-hit countries like Italy and Spain are “potentially stabilizing,” but it’s no time to let up on tough measures to limit and track the spread of the virus. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusSpain #CoronavirusItaly #Spain #Italy “It is our fervent hope that that is the case,” … Read more Coronavirus Cases in Italy, Spain May Be Stabilizing, WHO Says

Lives or businesses? | New York has made its choice

First responders in coronavirus-stricken New York have to deal with record-breaking numbers of calls, a shortage of equipment and a constant fear of getting the virus and bringing it home to their loved ones. The Covid-19 epidemic in America’s largest city has stretched the resources of its ambulances service worse than on the day of … Read more Lives or businesses? | New York has made its choice

Care homes go into virus lockdown as workers battle to protect UK’s most vulnerable

Care workers have been thrust into the frontline protecting the most vulnerable in society – taking extreme measures to try and keep the virus at bay. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Meanwhile, Spain has reported hundreds more deaths, but the World Health Organization chief has said there should start to be a stabilisation in Spain and Italy’s epidemic … Read more Care homes go into virus lockdown as workers battle to protect UK’s most vulnerable

Hungary passes controversial coronavirus law – opposition say puts democracy in ‘quarantine’

Hungary’s Prime Minister has secured sweeping new powers giving his government the unlimited right to rule by decree during the coronavirus crisis. Opposition figures said it means Hungarian democracy is now in quarantine. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Meanwhile, Spain has reported hundreds more deaths, but the World Health Organization chief has said there should start to be … Read more Hungary passes controversial coronavirus law – opposition say puts democracy in ‘quarantine’

Thousands mob New Delhi bus terminal after lockdown announced

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered the country’s 1.3 billion people to remain indoors until April 15 saying that was the only hope to stop the epidemic. But the order has left millions of impoverished Indians jobless and hungry. Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba told Reuters partner, ANI, that there was no plan to extend the … Read more Thousands mob New Delhi bus terminal after lockdown announced

Coronavirus: Can Life Go Back to Normal in Wuhan?

China is lifting its lockdown over the epicenter of Wuhan on April 8. “Knowing the day we can finally go out, sometimes it’s not necessarily a good thing,” says a Wuhan resident who goes by Robin. He is one of millions of people who have been locked down in the city for two months since … Read more Coronavirus: Can Life Go Back to Normal in Wuhan?