FILE PHOTO: A soldier is seen at the military mobile hospital that will care for patients infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday that the country would extend a mandatory nationwide
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(Reuters) – Beijing-based retired basketball star Stephon Marbury is arranging an urgent shipment of surgical masks from China to New York to fight the coronavirus, he said on social media on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Boston Celtics’ Stephon Marbury plays defense against the Indiana Pacers in second half action during their NBA basketball game in Boston,
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America’s largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro smiles at a media statement announcing economic measures
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets looked set for a rocky start on Monday as U.S. stock futures took an early spill amid fears the global shutdown for the coronavirus could last for months, doing untold harm to economies. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic. A general view shows the South Tower during the lockdown imposed by the Belgian government to slow down the coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: Mar 6, 2020; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) against the Calgary Flames during the third period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Coyotes and forward Taylor Hall are in talks about a new contract while the NHL’s regular season remains in a pause
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(Reuters) – In the world’s largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, filmmaker Mohammed Arafat has been making public safety videos to warn about the dangers of coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: A worker from the municipality sanitizes Syrian refugee camp, as Lebanon extends a lockdown by two weeks to combat the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Marjayoun,
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Cyclists view the London skyline from Greenwich Park, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on Sunday. “Everyone I
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