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Medical staff members are seen outside Houston Methodist Hospital, where donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient was transfused to a critically-ill COVID-19 patient.
Palestinian bakers prepare a cake portraying a girl wearing a protective mask to raise awareness amid the coronavirus pandemic in the city of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, where 12 cases have been reported.
"One bed means one life!" In Pluvigner, in the Morbihan region of France, employees of the Hill-Rom company are working hard to manufacture medical beds. In the town of Sarzeau, another company specialising in nautical fabrics is creating protecti...
As Californians are asked to stay at home and schools are closed, some preschools are using online tools to keep the kids active and connected. Little Beans Preschool in Berkeley is offering yoga classes to all its students twice a week.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says he is concerned about the recent "rapid escalation" and global spread of the new coronavirus pandemic. "The number of deaths has more than doubled in the past week... in the next few ...
British Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma says that 563 people have died from coronavirus in the UK in one day, a new record marking a clear acceleration of the pandemic and bringing the death toll to 2,35...
Brooklyn Hospital Center places a refrigerated truck on its parking lot in order to deal with the spike in COVID-19 death toll. The pandemic has killed more than 1,700 New Yorkers to date.
Demand for rescue animals has soared in Australia as people stuck at home because of the coronavirus seek out cats and dogs to help them through the pandemic. Amid tightening restrictions the shelter is considering the possibility of delivering an...
On the morning of the 16th day of lockdown in France, the banks of the river Seine in Paris and the city's districts remain virtually deserted.
The New York Stock Exchange opening bell rings as Wall Street stocks fall sharply in early trading on weak jobs data and a pessimistic warning from President Donald Trump about the rising US death toll from the coronavirus.
Kenya's president on Wednesday apologised for violence meted out by police following the declaration of a nationwide curfew last week to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Queen Tex factory in Gaza used to specialise in manufacturing shirts and jeans, but with the novel coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe it has pivoted into medicalwear.
With barbers remaining open for now in the Gaza Strip, their shelfs have a box full of gloves and masks and a sanitising spray alongside their scissors and hair gel to keep customers safe amid coronavirus fears. The Ministry of Health demanded bar...
Ambulances carrying patients evacuated from the Ile-de-France region on board the second medicalised high-speed train that left Paris in the morning leave the train station in Rennes, under the applause of locals.
The US Capitol is deserted as Washington, DC wakes up on its first day of stay-at-home order. Three-quarters of Americans are now under some form of lockdown as the United States braces for the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Turkey registers over 200 deaths from COVID-19 as countries grapple with the outbreak of the new coronavirus which has swept the globe and claimed more than 30,000 lives.
Almost 80 years old, confined to an apartment but far from "dead". Thanks to gym classes given by Bordeaux-based sports instructor Sébastien Manko, 79-year-old Germaine and around 50 others in a senior citizens' residence are given some respite du...
The second fully medicalised high-speed train evacuating coronavirus patients from Ile-de-France to Brittany passes through the Paris suburbs after leaving Paris-Austerlitz station. On board are 12 patients who will be taken care of in Rennes.
Several ambulances head to Paris-Austerlitz station with Covid-19 patients on board. The patients are due to be transferred onto fully medicalised trains that will take them to Brittany.
The first high-speed train evacuating coronavirus patients from Ile-de-France to Brittany leaves Paris-Austerlitz station. On board are 24 patients who will be taken care of in Saint-Brieuc and Brest.
Cuban doctors and medical students pay door-to-door visits to residents living in low-income neighbourhoods in the capital to ensure they have all the necessary information to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak.