Coronavirus has stranded 25 people from Easter Island in Tahiti for 6 months

For people around the world, the coronavirus has caused distressing separations and delayed homecomings. But the situation for a group of 25 residents from remote Easter Island stands out. For … Read More

Thailand, Indonesia rethink tourism reopening plans amid new coronavirus surges

A spike in coronavirus infections in Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali and Thailand’s first locally transmitted case in 100 days have dealt further blows to Southeast Asian hopes of reviving … Read More

Coronavirus cases hit 17 million worldwide after setting new single-day record

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 17 million late Wednesday, just hours before the six-month anniversary of the World Health Organization’s declaration of a global health emergency. According to public health data … Read More

Coronavirus is causing 10,000 more children to die of hunger per month globally: UN

The lean season is coming for Burkina Faso’s children. And this time, the long wait for the harvest is bringing a hunger more ferocious than most have ever known. That … Read More

Temporary basic income would help world’s poor during coronavirus pandemic: UN

By Michelle Nichols Reuters Posted July 23, 2020 12:38 am     Updated July 23, 2020 12:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Global coronavirus cases went from 10 million to 15 million in less than a month

In another record four-day span, a million new confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide brought the global total to 15 million Wednesday as countries remain divided in their response to the pandemic. … Read More

Humanitarian aid from top donors has dropped 30% amid coronavirus pandemic: analysis

A new snapshot of the frantic global response to the coronavirus pandemic shows some of the world’s largest government donors of humanitarian aid are buckling under the strain: Funding commitments, … Read More