Spain reports the world's second-highest number of deaths due to the novel coronavirus after Italy, as India locks down 1.3 billion people and Zimabwean doctors issue desperate calls for basic medical equipment. The US Senate is likely to vote on a $2 trillion economic stimulus package after days of intense negotiations. And while this summer's Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed, one Mexican American breakdancer hopes to go for gold in Paris in 2024.
As a home health aide who does not have health insurance herself, Leticia Arcila, a 19-year-old voter, thought Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ "Medicare for All" plan sounded appealing. As the coronavirus outbreak spread, the need for a health care plan that covers everyone never seemed so important.
While daily life in the US and elsewhere can feel like a deluge of COVID-19 news and updates, most people in Kashmir haven’t been able to access basic information on the internet about how they can protect themselves.
Many places around the world are synonymous with their alcoholic beverage of choice — German beer, Kentucky bourbon, London dry gin. Now, many producers are adding hand sanitizer to their production line.
Antonio Castillo, a Mexican American immigrant and breakdancer, is behind an effort to field the first Team USA for breakdancing — which could debut as an Olympic sport as soon as the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
With Spain’s public health system buckling under the pressure of COVID-19, the private sector is expected to step up and help.
The move to online classes is just one response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and many other places are taking similar measures.