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Thousands of travellers flock to catch trains leaving Wuhan, minutes before authorities lift a ban on outbound travel from the hard-hit city where the coronavirus pandemic first emerged. The lockdown had been in place since January 23.
A 3D printer manufacturer in Pristina is harnessing its equipment to develop a ventilator to help coronavirus patients. With more than half of the parts made by 3D printers, the model aims to automate the operation of BVM (bag valve mask) in a che...
A forest fire in the Chernobyl nuclear exclusion zone spreads further, fanned by strong winds, authorities say, insisting that radiation levels remained normal.
A few people are seen walking and cycling on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach as authorities issue a mandatory mask rule for anyone entering a public place.
Palestinian fitness trainer and bodybuilder Mohammad Shweiki films himself training at home in Jerusalem and posts the videos online after authorities closed gyms due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, Israel has officially reported 9006 C...
The WHO said Monday that facemasks could be justified in areas where hand-washing and physical distancing were difficult. Original videographic on homemade cloth face covering.
Officials in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro have divided public opinion by preparing more than 600 graves for coronavirus victims ahead of anticipated deaths. The city have dug 615 graves and readied 2,000 body bags in preparation for COVID-...
Joggers in Paris react to City Hall's decision to ban all individual sporting activities in Paris between 10am and 7pm, following an uptick in the number of people exercising outside as France enters its fourth week of coronavirus lockdown.
Central American migrants stranded at the Mexico-US border put in place preventative COVID-19 measures as they put their dreams on hold at a shelter in Juarez.
New Yorkers wear face masks and abide by social distancing guidelines as they line up outside Elmhurst Hospital in the borough of Queens to get tested for the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 75,000 people people worldwide, the majority of them in Europe, since it emerged in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources at 0945 GMT Tuesday. ANIMATED VIDEO
Drone footage shows high rise residential buildings, a park and the Yangtze river in Wuhan as China prepares to lift the lockdown that has been in place over the central city since January 23.
Images show the deserted streets of Scotland's most populous city as the UK battles the coronavirus outbreak. The pandemic's relentless death march across the planet has already claimed more than 73,000 victims out of 1.32 million confirmed cases,...
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at Downing Street to chair the government's daily coronavirus response meeting, as he deputises for Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was admitted to intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronav...
Images of St Thomas' Hospital in London where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to intensive care after testing positive for coronavirus on March 27. Foreign minister Dominic Raab is to take over his duties "where necessary", his D...
Images show the scene outside St Thomas' Hospital in London where British Prime minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care. Johnson spent the night in the ICU with a deteriorating case of coronavirus and has been given oxygen but is not on a vent...
Brazil's Sao Paulo state has said it expects tens of thousands of COVID-19 deaths in the next six months, and has extended its stay-at-home measures another two weeks.
Residents sing and clap from their balconies in Malakoff, on the outskirts of Paris, to show their support to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic on the 21st day of the lockdown.
Soaring numbers of COVID-19 deaths in Ecuador's port city of Guayaquil have led to a shortage of coffins, forcing locals to resort to using cardboard boxes.
The George Washington University Hospital opens a drive-through coronavirus testing site in the US capital as the pandemic spreads across the United States.
US President Donald Trump sends his best wishes British Prime Minister and "friend" Boris Johnson, says Americans are "all praying for his recovery."
In Mumbai's densely packed Dharavi neighbourhood -- one of Asia's largest slums -- coronavirus fears are growing as the number of cases climbs to five but residents say they have few options to escape its grip. RAW-INDIA-HEALTH-VIRUS-POVERTY-SLUMS
Residents sing and clap from their balconies in Malakoff, on the outskirts of Paris, to support healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic on the 21st day of the lockdown.
France will launch a "vast testing operation" in nursing homes -- where a total of 2,417 people have died since the start of the coronavirus epidemic -- to better protect residents, Health Minister Olivier Véran announces. COMPLETES VIDI1QF56D_EN