Record-breaking 6.6 million Americans apply for jobless benefits amid coronavirus crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the United States, data shows that more than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits during the last week of March – more than analysts had expected.┬áIt follows an already record-breaking number of claims two weeks ago – underscoring the severity of the economic shock of the … Read more Record-breaking 6.6 million Americans apply for jobless benefits amid coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus – Covid-19: outstanding French short films to watch for free

Does a film festival in France sounds good right now? Of course, most of us are in lockdown. But it’s still possible to take part to one of them in a safe way. FRANCE 24’s Lisa Neselsson tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: outstanding French short films to watch for free

Coronavirus – Covid-19: US emergency stockpile nearly empty

The US government’s supply of masks, gloves and gowns is nearly gone. FRANCE 24’s Philip Turle tells us more about the situation in the country. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: US emergency stockpile nearly empty

#CoronaVirusFacts Alliance: a database to fight Covid-19 misinformation

#CoronaVirusFacts Alliance unites more than 100 fact-checkers around the world to fight what The World Health Organization now classifies as an infodemic. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow … Read more #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance: a database to fight Covid-19 misinformation

Coronavirus – Covid-19: nearly 10 million file for unemployment benefits in the US

Nearly 10 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. FRANCE 24’s Kate Moody tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Coronavirus – Covid-19: under pressure, UK PM vows ‘massive’ tests increase

Britain said on April 1 it would soon begin testing 25,000 people daily for COVID-19 as criticism of the government grew over low numbers of testing compared to other countries. France 24’s Chris Moore tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: under pressure, UK PM vows ‘massive’ tests increase

Burials via video calls a grim reality for coronavirus-hit Spain

Spain’s death toll from coronavirus surpassed the 10,000 threshold after a record 950 people died overnight, the country’s health ministry said on Thursday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English … Read more Burials via video calls a grim reality for coronavirus-hit Spain

Coronavirus pandemic: Why do healthy people succumb?

Interview with France 24 guest, Connor Bamford, virologist at Queen’s University Belfast. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Coronavirus in Germany: more tests, more masks – better anticipation?

Interview with France 24 guest, Ulrike Guerot, founder of the European Democracy Lab in Germany. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Coronavirus: New York’s coronavirus death toll doubled in just 3 days

New York is by far America’s worst-hit state, accounting for almost 2,000 COVID-19 deaths out of around 4,360. Governor Andrew Cuomo told police officers to get “more aggressive” in enforcing social distancing on April 1 as he closed the Big Apple’s playgrounds and basketball courts. Story by Selina Sykes. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more Coronavirus: New York’s coronavirus death toll doubled in just 3 days