Bolivia’s general election will be pushed back until Oct. 18 as the coronavirus pandemic grips the South American nation, which could fan tensions between the interim conservative government and the socialist party of former President Evo Morales. Bolivia’s general election
Coronavirus pandemic: A team of economists in the Donald Trump administration had warned the White House in September 2019 itself about the looming dangers of an impending flu-like pandemic. Could US President Donald Trump have known about an impending coronavirus
China, where the coronavirus pandemic began in December, was the first economy to shut down and the first to start the drawn-out process of recovery in March after the ruling Communist Party declared the disease under control. China became the
Preliminary projections based on available global economic outlooks suggest the pandemic “may add an additional 83 (million) to 132 million people to the ranks of the undernourished in 2020. The United Nations says the ranks of the world’s hungry grew
WHO chief said that while numerous countries, especially in Europe and Asia, have brought coronavirus outbreaks under control, too many others are seeing virus trends move in the wrong direction. The head of the World Health Organization has warned that
Deaths from the virus have been rising in the US, especially in the South and West, though they are still well below the numbers reached in April, according to a recent Associated Press analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University.
Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) extended its unbroken rule in Friday’s election, but its vote share slipped near a record low as opposition parties made historic inroads in a ballot held under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic. Singapore’s
Introduced by Congressman Jared Golden and co-sponsored by 13 other congressmen, the ‘Preventing China from Exploiting Covid-19 Act’ would mandate the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to investigate the ways in which the Chinese government intends to seize on the