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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "doing well" and is expected to be back at work soon, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Monday after the British leader was admitted to hospital on Sunday night.

Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:23 am

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday.

Posted: April 6, 2020, 12:16 am
Virus Outbreak Britain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

Posted: April 5, 2020, 8:30 pm
Virus Outbreak Britain

Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of the Second World War in an extremely rare broadcast to the nation.

Posted: April 5, 2020, 6:14 pm

From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies.

Posted: April 5, 2020, 3:50 pm
Virus Outbreak France

Canadian hospitals should not throw out used face masks and other protective equipment because public health officials are investigating whether it will be possible to disinfect and reuse them, Canada's public health chief said Sunday.

Posted: April 5, 2020, 5:07 am
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The Mexican government notified Canada and the U.S. late Friday that it is ready to implement the revised North American trade agreement, leaving it up to the Americans now to decide when the deal should take effect.

Posted: April 4, 2020, 3:07 pm
Virus Outbreak France

A man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon Saturday, killing two people and wounding others, prosecutors said.

Posted: April 4, 2020, 12:58 pm

Lawyer and legislator Keir Starmer was elected leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday by a decisive margin, after a contest thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted: April 4, 2020, 11:48 am
Jair Bolsonaro

There are signs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may be changing his tone after downplaying the coronavirus threat and undermining directives from health officials. Experts say his sagging approval ratings are the reason.

Posted: April 4, 2020, 8:00 am