Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to bolster measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.
By Hari Sreenivasan, Zachary Green
Another day, another coronavirus task force briefing. NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan and Zachary Green once more dive into the White House press conference to sift out the most accurate information about the pandemic that's affecting all our lives in our…
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted to the hospital late Sunday. The prime minister has been in isolation at his residence next door to 10 Downing Street. The government says Johnson is running…
By Michael D. Regan
President Trump and the White House coronavirus task force held a news briefing. Watch the briefing in the player above.
The University of Mississippi and other medical groups have been pioneering the use of telemedicine to connect people living in the state's rural areas to health care. But while telemedicine has been slow to take off nationwide, the spread of…
By Zachary Green
With the growing coronavirus outbreak, millions of parents in the U.S. are being asked to work from home while also caring for their children. Balancing the two may seem like an impossible task. But one writer says that this is…
Scientists, scholars and medical professionals say false and misleading information and a lack of preparedness for the coronavirus has made a bad situation worse. But does the world's lack of preparation for the outbreak have a silver lining? Naomi Oreskes,…
By Associated Press
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky. They’ve stopped companies that quickly launched home-testing kits until they can show their products can accurately detect the virus.
By Aaron Morrison, Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Historic failures in government responses to disasters and emergencies, medical abuse, neglect and exploitation have jaded generations of black people into a distrust of public institutions.
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