Coronavirus pandemic could kill as many as 200,000 in U.S., White House warns

The White House’s coronavirus coordinator on Monday warned that the pandemic could kill as many as 200,000 Americans in even a best-case scenario as state officials intensified their stay-at-home directives — further erasing any hope that the country would have a speedy recovery from the global health crisis. As deaths across the world from covid-19 […]

WHO urges world to take COVID-19 more seriously

BEIJING : World health officials have warned that countries are not taking the coronavirus crisis seriously enough, as outbreaks surged across Europe and in the United States where medical workers sounded warnings over a “disturbing” lack of hospital preparedness. Global markets tumbled again over concerns about the impact on the economy and as countries took […]

Cruise ship shunned over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: A US cruise ship blocked from several Asian ports over concerns that a passenger could have been infected with the new coronavirus arrived off Cambodia Thursday (Feb 13), as frustrated holidaymakers expressed hope that their ordeal may soon be over. The Westerdam was supposed to be taking its 1,455 passengers on a dream […]