Controversial WHO chief slams French doctors' 'racist' proposal to use Africa as COVID-19 cure test lab
Controversial WHO chief slams French doctors' 'racist' proposal to use Africa as COVID-19 cure test lab

The African-born health official said it was disgusting and appalling to hear such remarks coming in the 21st century by scientists and added that it resembled colonial mentality

World may never return to pre-coronavirus 'normal' ever again, says Dr Anthony Fauci
World may never return to pre-coronavirus 'normal' ever again, says Dr Anthony Fauci

The top immunologist said the planet will see from now on, the coronavirus threat, but added that the scientific progress over a vaccine makes him hopeful that the current mess will be behind us soon.

UN chief Antonio Guterres warns of 'horrifying' surge in domestic violence amid lockdown, urges nations to act
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns of 'horrifying' surge in domestic violence amid lockdown, urges nations to act

The UN Secretary-General has appealed to all governments to ensure the protection of survivors as a part of their response plans to the coronavirus crisis

Navy chief apologizes to ousted captain Brett Crozier hours after calling him 'naive' and 'stupid'
Navy chief apologizes to ousted captain Brett Crozier hours after calling him 'naive' and 'stupid'

Modly received a hostile reception after calling Crozier 'naive' and 'stupid' while addressing sailors aboard the warship

Trump prays for Boris Johnson's recovery, says he has asked two US drug companies to help in UK PM's treatment
Trump prays for Boris Johnson's recovery, says he has asked two US drug companies to help in UK PM's treatment

Johnson was admitted to the ICU 11 days after testing positive for coronavirus

Governors slam Trump over 'inadequate' coronavirus response, warn of ventilator shortage as death toll spikes
Governors slam Trump over 'inadequate' coronavirus response, warn of ventilator shortage as death toll spikes

Governors of New York, Louisiana, Washington, Michigan, and Arkansas have expressed disappointment over the shortage of medical gear to fight the outbreak

Woman visiting dying mom was sole passenger on Boston flight, gets first-class upgrade and personal shout-out
Woman visiting dying mom was sole passenger on Boston flight, gets first-class upgrade and personal shout-out

Sheryl Pardo had a pleasant company on flight as the crew members took care of her personally

Sweden's anti-lockdown strategy seems to backfire as PM Stefan Lofven warns nation of innumerable deaths
Sweden's anti-lockdown strategy seems to backfire as PM Stefan Lofven warns nation of innumerable deaths

The Scandinavian nation's initial call to leave it to people's common sense has come under the scanner as COVID-19 death toll goes past 400

Brett Crozier: Sacked captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt tests positive for coronavirus amidst outrage against firing
Brett Crozier: Sacked captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt tests positive for coronavirus amidst outrage against firing

The Navy personnel incurred the administration's wrath after writing a scathing letter over the spreading pandemic on board the warship

What travel ban? Report states 430,000 people traveled from China to US since coronavirus outbreak began
What travel ban? Report states 430,000 people traveled from China to US since coronavirus outbreak began

According to a report, most of these people traveled to the US from China in direct flights and there was no serious screening at the airports

US faces food shortage despite steady production as coronavirus disrupts distribution system
US faces food shortage despite steady production as coronavirus disrupts distribution system

Many farmers are being forced to dump their produce even as store shelves go dry in parts of the country

Coronavirus: US bracing for 'biggest wave' of mortgage delinquencies in history, as shadow of 2008 looms
Coronavirus: US bracing for 'biggest wave' of mortgage delinquencies in history, as shadow of 2008 looms

Lockdowns across the country in response to COVID-19 are impacting businesses and pushing many borrowers out of employment

Trump refuses to wear face mask despite CDC advice saying he 'greets presidents, prime ministers, dictators'
Trump refuses to wear face mask despite CDC advice saying he 'greets presidents, prime ministers, dictators'

The Republican president, who recently tested negative for coronavirus for the second time, hoped the phase will pass very quickly

US slammed for 'modern-day piracy' after Germany and France accuse it of 'hijacking' masks meant for them
US slammed for 'modern-day piracy' after Germany and France accuse it of 'hijacking' masks meant for them

A Berlin-based official on April 3, accused Washington of diverting a delivery of China-made face masks that were going to Germany.

'Shoot them dead':  Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte tells police to send lockdown violators 'to their graves'
'Shoot them dead': Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte tells police to send lockdown violators 'to their graves'

The mercurial president said in an address that he has asked the police and military to shoot the protesters dead.

Record 10M Americans lose their jobs in just two weeks as coronavirus rips apart US economy
Record 10M Americans lose their jobs in just two weeks as coronavirus rips apart US economy

More than 6.6 million people file claims for unemployment checks last week, double the number than the week before

Trump campaign delivering food to hospitals to thank overworked healthcare staff amid coronavirus crisis: Report
Trump campaign delivering food to hospitals to thank overworked healthcare staff amid coronavirus crisis: Report

The president's campaign has taken the initiative anonymously, the report added, while informed sources said there was nothing political in it

USNS Comfort slammed as a joke after only 20 non-coronavirus patients taken by medical ship supposed to help NYC
USNS Comfort slammed as a joke after only 20 non-coronavirus patients taken by medical ship supposed to help NYC

The 1,000-bed ship reached the Big Apple on March 30 but its contribution to the battle against the pandemic has been negligible

EXCLUSIVE | US coronavirus relief package is 'political gimmick', says economist Dr Christopher Lingle
EXCLUSIVE | US coronavirus relief package is 'political gimmick', says economist Dr Christopher Lingle

The economic expert said similar measures taken in Japan in late 1980s offer clear evidence that such stimulus doesn't help

Pentagon on the hunt for 100,000 body bags as experts predict coronavirus may claim over 200,000 lives
Pentagon on the hunt for 100,000 body bags as experts predict coronavirus may claim over 200,000 lives

Hospitals and morgues were struggling to cope with the soaring number of deaths in the county which now houses over 216,000 confirmed cases

China imported 2 billion masks and began hoarding protective gear before coronavirus outbreak worsened
China imported 2 billion masks and began hoarding protective gear before coronavirus outbreak worsened

Chinese firms operating in countries like Australia stockpiled the protective equipment in massive quantity and sent them back to their home country

Coronavirus: Trump-Biden love fest continues with president saying he would 'love to speak' to former VP
Coronavirus: Trump-Biden love fest continues with president saying he would 'love to speak' to former VP

On April 1, Biden's campaign said that he is willing to talk to Trump over the crisis that has hit over 200,000 in the country

Coronavirus-hit NYPD setting up DOA teams to collect corpses around the city: 'It's what we did after 9/11'
Coronavirus-hit NYPD setting up DOA teams to collect corpses around the city: 'It's what we did after 9/11'

The department eyes volunteers who would be offered 60 hours of overtime a month, two times the amount given under normal conditions

FBI warned of 'biosecurity risk' after stopping Chinese scientist with virus samples a year before coronavirus crisis
FBI warned of 'biosecurity risk' after stopping Chinese scientist with virus samples a year before coronavirus crisis

In November 2018, a Chinese biologist was stopped at Detroit Metro Airport with three samples in his luggage labeled 'antibodies'

Obama accuses Trump of ignoring coronavirus warnings, compares slow response to his climate change denials
Obama accuses Trump of ignoring coronavirus warnings, compares slow response to his climate change denials

The former president cautioned against climate change denial after the current administration rolled back fuel-economy standards

Where the hell is Luhan? Biden makes another Wuhan gaffe while slamming Trump over CDC withdrawal from China
Where the hell is Luhan? Biden makes another Wuhan gaffe while slamming Trump over CDC withdrawal from China

Biden's earlier gaffe made 'Luhan virus' trend online and K-pop fans freaked out thinking he was referring to the former Exo boy band member Lu Han

Coronavirus: 100 infected sailors to be evacuated from USS Theodore Roosevelt after captain's heartbreaking plea
Coronavirus: 100 infected sailors to be evacuated from USS Theodore Roosevelt after captain's heartbreaking plea

The cases have reportedly quadrupled from 25 to 100 since Friday, March 27

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'pierced nipples' break the internet amid coronavirus crisis
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'pierced nipples' break the internet amid coronavirus crisis

The social media kept on speculating whether the 62-year-old, who is fighting a battle against the pandemic, has a wild side as well

Thousands of flights still taking to the skies in US despite drop in air travel due to coronavirus pandemic
Thousands of flights still taking to the skies in US despite drop in air travel due to coronavirus pandemic

According to one expert, the country's domestic market is so big that even a substantial fall doesn't have that big an impact on overall operations

Trump to send coronavirus aid worth $100M to Italy while medical supply shortages persist in the US
Trump to send coronavirus aid worth $100M to Italy while medical supply shortages persist in the US

A number of state governors have already pointed out the medical supply shortages prevailing back home although Trump feels there is excess, to help other countries

Rodney Howard-Browne: Five controversial remarks by Florida pastor arrested for flouting coronavirus lockdown
Rodney Howard-Browne: Five controversial remarks by Florida pastor arrested for flouting coronavirus lockdown

The conspiracy theorist has made the headlines a number of times in the past for making controversial claims

How badly has coronavirus hit the US military? Pentagon circles wagons on data to safeguard troops abroad
How badly has coronavirus hit the US military? Pentagon circles wagons on data to safeguard troops abroad

The Department of Defense has said that the media will only be updated with the number of soldiers hit by the virus and not those specific to the bases

Coronavirus has now killed more Americans than Afghanistan war, death toll could soon surpass 9/11 attacks
Coronavirus has now killed more Americans than Afghanistan war, death toll could soon surpass 9/11 attacks

Over 2,500 lives have now been lost to the deadly virus in the US. The Afghanistan war killed 2,445 people while the September 11 terror attacks claimed 2,996 lives

Cheyenne Mountain bunker: All you need to know about the Cold War fortress currently housing army top brass
Cheyenne Mountain bunker: All you need to know about the Cold War fortress currently housing army top brass

The military has put a team at the Cold War bunker to save itself from the deadly claws of coronavirus

'Worse than Trump': Gallup poll slams US media for 'worst' coronavirus performance, praises first responders
'Worse than Trump': Gallup poll slams US media for 'worst' coronavirus performance, praises first responders

The survey showed the media with only 44% approval rating which came out to be 16% less than Trumps, whereas a Monmouth University poll showed it received only 45% approval

Coronavirus crisis handling: Biden doesn't think Trump has blood on his hands, says 'that's a little too harsh'
Coronavirus crisis handling: Biden doesn't think Trump has blood on his hands, says 'that's a little too harsh'

The former vice president was asked by NBC's Chuck Todd about Trump's alleged slow response to the disaster

Trump says 'that's enough', cuts off reporter questioning him over ventilators remark at coronavirus briefing
Trump says 'that's enough', cuts off reporter questioning him over ventilators remark at coronavirus briefing

The president was visibly upset when PBS journalist Yamiche Alcindor tried to ask direct questions at a coronavirus briefing

AOC attacks GOP over coronavirus stimulus bill as it does not grant cash to illegal immigrants
AOC attacks GOP over coronavirus stimulus bill as it does not grant cash to illegal immigrants

The firebrand socialist leader said it was 'inhumane' that the Republicans were refusing to fund hospitals and the unemployed without the Wall Street giveway

NYPD sees first coronavirus death in ranks, Deputy Commissioner John Miller tests positive
NYPD sees first coronavirus death in ranks, Deputy Commissioner John Miller tests positive

The deadly virus has gripped NYPD like the rest of New York state even as Governor Andrew Cuomo sought help from all quarters

Trump claims China, Iran want Biden to defeat him in 2020 election as they 'dream' of negotiating better deals
Trump claims China, Iran want Biden to defeat him in 2020 election as they 'dream' of negotiating better deals

'They would love it. That’s their best dream in the world,' Trump said

Unemployment claims hit record 3.4M as coronavirus leads to mass layoffs causing labour dept websites to crash
Unemployment claims hit record 3.4M as coronavirus leads to mass layoffs causing labour dept websites to crash

According to an analysis by Economic Policy Institute, this staggering figure would make it the highest level of unemployment ever seen in US history

Americans deliberately spreading coronavirus could be charged with terrorism, warns Justice Department
Americans deliberately spreading coronavirus could be charged with terrorism, warns Justice Department

There have been many incidents across the US where people have exposed themselves in the public despite knowing or suspecting that they were carrying the virus

Trump says 'LameStream' media is trying to keep country closed 'as long as possible' to hurt his 2020 bid
Trump says 'LameStream' media is trying to keep country closed 'as long as possible' to hurt his 2020 bid

The president said the media was trying to make him keep America shut for a long time so that it hits his electoral prospects in the upcoming November elections

Biden more focused on coronavirus crisis than primary debates, says 'we've had enough' of them
Biden more focused on coronavirus crisis than primary debates, says 'we've had enough' of them

The Democratic frontrunner is supposed to take on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 12th and final debate in April, but it might not materialize

Joe Biden may have Elizabeth Warren or Kamala Harris as his running mate as he vets 11 women for VP role
Joe Biden may have Elizabeth Warren or Kamala Harris as his running mate as he vets 11 women for VP role

The Democratic presidential frontrunner committed to pick a woman as his running mate in his debate with Bernie Sanders earlier this month

Over 7% of New York cops call in sick on SAME DAY as 100 officers test positive for coronavirus
Over 7% of New York cops call in sick on SAME DAY as 100 officers test positive for coronavirus

The reputed police department said its effectiveness will not be compromised even though its 2,400 employees are ill

Bill Gates says US 'didn't act fast enough' to avoid compulsory shutdowns as coronavirus cases rise to 50K
Bill Gates says US 'didn't act fast enough' to avoid compulsory shutdowns as coronavirus cases rise to 50K

The Microsoft co-founder said people should have been put on notice in January and advised a shutdown lasting between six to 10 weeks

Trump wants to end coronavirus lockdown to ensure people don't commit suicide: 'Love to have it open by Easter'
Trump wants to end coronavirus lockdown to ensure people don't commit suicide: 'Love to have it open by Easter'

'You can't just come in and say let's close up the United States of America — the biggest most successful country in the world by far'

Biden stumbles over words after he loses track of teleprompter during coronavirus speech: 'I've spoken enough'
Biden stumbles over words after he loses track of teleprompter during coronavirus speech: 'I've spoken enough'

The former vice president was speaking from a home studio in Delaware when he also got the name of Massachusetts governor wrong

Where's Anthony Fauci, ask Americans as 'truth-teller' in coronavirus task force skips Trump's briefing again
Where's Anthony Fauci, ask Americans as 'truth-teller' in coronavirus task force skips Trump's briefing again

The respected veteran immunologist corrected the president over his words and actions while dealing with the deadly virus outbreak a number of times. Has he paid a price for that?

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