How to keep COVID-19 stress from ruining your sleep

The strains of worry and upended routine during the COVID-19 crisis aren’t exactly helping people sleep well at night. You or someone you love may be battling the novel coronavirus, or your... Read more »

Meet the public health detectives working around-the-clock to stop the spread of COVID-19

Behind every known case of COVID-19 is a public health investigator working meticulously to figure out its origin and track its spread. Known as contact tracers, these specially trained sleuths make up... Read more »

Death at home: the unseen toll of Italy’s coronavirus crisis

MILAN (Reuters) – It took Silvia Bertuletti 11 days of frantic phone calls to persuade a doctor to visit her 78-year-old father Alessandro, who was gripped by fever and struggling for breath.... Read more »

Tokyo sees more than 130 new coronavirus cases, highest jump in one day: NHK

FILE PHOTO: A staff member of a restaurant, wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), waits for customers at an almost empty alley at Ginza shopping... Read more »

Mexico official calls diet a factor as coronavirus death toll climbs

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing protective mask and gloves walks in downtown Mexico City, as Mexico’s government declared a health emergency and issued stricter rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus... Read more »

Mexican president, BlackRock CEO discussed coronavirus impact

FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a news conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico April 1, 2020. Mexico’s Presidency/Handout via REUTERS MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican... Read more »

Brazil lawmakers pass ‘war budget’ as coronavirus cases top 10,000

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment for a “war budget” to separate coronavirus-related spending from the government’s main budget and shield the economy as the... Read more »

Mainland China sees rise in new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask walks at a residential area blocked by barriers in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicentre of China’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Aly... Read more »

Ecuador stores coronavirus victims in giant fridges as morgues fill up

A body covered by a sheet lies outside of a health center of Ecuador’s Public Health Ministry amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Guayaquil, Ecuador April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Vicente... Read more »

Models are not ‘crystal balls,’ says Canada’s top doctor

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says models that attempt to predict how many people could become infected and die from the coronavirus are not “crystal balls,” and that it’s... Read more »