The Indonesian Medical Association on Monday said at least 25 Indonesian doctors had died after contracting the new coronavirus, raising alarm about the toll the disease was taking on health workers. According to the association’s spokesman, Halik Malik, at least 19 doctors and six dentists have succumbed to COVID-19. Malik, however, said that no figures […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in the hospital on Monday undergoing tests after suffering “persistent” symptoms of coronavirus for 10 days, but colleagues insisted he remains in charge of the government. The Conservative leader announced on March 27 that he had tested positive for COVID-19, and has been self-isolating in his flat above Downing […]

Nigeria has applied to the International Monetary Fund for a rapid credit loan of 3.4 billion US dollars as part of measures to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the country. The Minister of Finance and Chairman, Special Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Zainab Ahmed, stated this at a news conference in Abuja. The loan […]

England captain Harry Kane has urged people to keep calm and stay home during the coronavirus. Like many parts of the world, Britain has been locked down because of the pandemic and Tottenham striker Kane has reminded people of their responsibility to remain indoors as much as possible. In a video posted on social media […]

Celebrated author, Chimamanda Adichie, says she is selective of what she reads about coronavirus. Adichie said she has been reading some selected poems to distract herself from the pandemic. The author, who is based in the United States with her family, said she becomes worried each time her medical doctor husband leaves home for work […]

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