Experts say international cooperation is critical to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, but as more and more country borders close, global leadership is also retreating.
With the streets of Llandudno unnaturally quiet, the goats have been free to wander the streets undisturbed.
The UN called the novel coronavirus pandemic the most challenging crisis for the world since World War II. And confusion over aid shipments hits Washington, DC, as the Trump administration accepts humanitarian assistance from Russia. The US offers potential sanctions relief to Venezuela. And in Madrid, an ice rink turns into a morgue as health workers struggle.
Developing countries hit by COVID-19 are struggling — and unlike the US, many can’t just pass a stimulus package. Now, help is available in the form of billions of dollars. And the aid isn’t just for governments: It will also go to private companies.
In Spain, one in seven cases of the coronavirus is a health worker. Without sufficient protective gear, those on the frontlines feel abandoned by the government and hospital authorities.
The World Health Organization's role has expanded over the years. It's like a conductor on a crowded world stage of performers, waving its baton to get everyone playing the same score.
International organizations such as the UN and the Arab League have called for warring parties across the globe to put down their guns so that locals can deal with the coronavirus pandemic. But are their calls being heard?
Amid shortages of medical supplies, doctors and nurses in the US are already grappling with hard choices on who will get critical care such as ventilators and ICU beds. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, co-author of a new study on rationing medical care, speaks with The World's host Marco Werman.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced refugee resettlement worldwide to grind to a halt, dividing families and stranding them thousands of miles from each other.
On Tuesday, ICE recorded its first case of COVID-19 in a detainee — an immigrant in a detention center in New Jersey.