Novel Coronavirus is Ten Times More Deadly than Swine Flu, Says WHO

GENEVA,  - The novel coronavirus has turned out to be ten times deadlier than the swine flu, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday.​The new coronavirus...

UK to Extend Lockdown as Coronavirus Deaths Rise above 11,000

LONDON, April 13 (CGTN) - The British government warned Monday it would not be lifting a nationwide lockdown anytime soon as the country remains in the grip of...

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 2 mln: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK,  -- Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 2 million on Monday evening local time, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns...

South Korea to Ship 600,000 Coronavirus Testing Kits to U.S. on Tuesday

SEOUL,  - South Korea plans to send 600,000 coronavirus testing kits to the United States on Tuesday in the first such shipment following a request from U.S....

At least 6 Dead after Tornadoes Hit Mississippi: Authorities

WASHINGTON,  -- At least six people were dead after strong tornadoes struck the U.S. state of Mississippi on Sunday, authorities said. The fatalities occurred in Walthall County,...

Spain Begins to Lift Coronavirus Restrictions as Infections Rise above 160,000

MADRID, - April Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will lift some restrictions on movement and service despite thousands of new cases of the coronavirus being reported in...