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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 218
  • Recovery: 33
  • Death: 20

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 1,495,051
  • Recovery: 317,640
  • Death: 87,469

Source: Johns Hopkins University

In Queen’s calm voice, a memory of war

"It’s 1940. The winter evenings are getting colder," Sir Harold Evans writes

Morning commuters, many wearing protective face masks, leave a train station in Tokyo on Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020, the day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would declare a state of emergency in large parts of Japan. The New York Times

Did Japan's emergency declaration come too late?

Some medical experts say the move marks a tacit admission that their previous approach had failed

Fancy flowers turn into cattle feed

Farmers in Jashore's Godkhali are unable to sell their flower harvests during the coronavirus lockdown

FILE -- Linda Tripp during an interview on Feb. 11, 1999. Tripp, the former White House and Pentagon employee whose secret audiotapes of Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. She was 70. (Paul Hosefros/The New York Times)

Linda Tripp, key figure in Clinton impeachment, dies

Her secret audiotapes of Monica Lewinsky led to the impeachment of Clinton

Rescue workers push a stretcher with a patient from the Zaandam of the Holland America Line cruise ship, afflicted with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US, Apr 2, 2020. REUTERS

African-Americans dying of virus at higher rates

The number of the victims that officials say point to disparities in health and healthcare access

French immunologist Jean-Francois Delfraissy addresses the media in the courtyard of the French Interior Ministry in Paris, France Mar 13, 2020. REUTERS

Obesity: a major COVID-19 risk factor

United States is particularly vulnerable because of high obesity levels there, France's chief epidemiologist says

A commuter rides on a bike on an empty street during countrywide lockdown due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mar 28, 2020. REUTERS

Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates

A study finds that countries with even slightly higher levels of long-term air pollution are seeing larger numbers of COVID-19 deaths

The writer Annie Ernaux in her garden in Cergy-Pontoise, France, March 5, 2020. The New York Times

A voice in French literature

Since the 1970s, Ernaux has poured a lifetime of memories into her intensely personal books — now, readers in English are catching on

Migrant workers rest on a railway track during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, Apr 2, 2020. REUTERS

India's ‘PM CARES’ virus fund faces criticism

Critics say the new fund lacks transparency while about $500 million lies unspent in an older fund

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Asian shares turn cautious

Asian stocks stepped back on Wednesday after two sessions of sharp gains as investors tempered their optimism about the coronavirus

Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud delivers a speech during the Saudi cyber security forum, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 4, 2020. Reuters

Coronavirus invades Saudi inner sanctum

As many as 150 royals in the kingdom are now believed to have contracted the virus

61st Grammy Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, US, Feb 10, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/FILE

Gaga announces star-studded telecast to fight virus

The event aims to support healthcare workers responding to the global coronavirus outbreak