When it comes to the spread of COVID-19, personal choices matter. One infected person staying home instead of going out could save thousands of lives.
As the number of coronavirus cases in early epicenters like Wuhan and Daegu declines, there could be second and third waves of the virus, says Dr. Gabriel Leung. That pattern may play out elsewhere in the world until human beings acquire immunity or develop a vaccine.
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta speaks with The World about the role of the US military and defense preparedness during the coronavirus pandemic.
The mostly rural, US border region depends on commerce from northern Mexico. But new travel restrictions block cross-border travel for commerce or sightseeing — cutting off US businesses from most of their Mexican customers.
It’s hard explaining to kids what COVID-19 is, much less the new restrictions that come with it. Reporter Ari Daniel spoke to a bunch of families all over the world about their challenges and how they’re making do.
Hisham Al-Omeisy, a Yemeni activist living in exile, speaks with the The World's host Marco Werman about the war and the threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
From a significant lag in testing for COVID-19 to a predicted mismatch between patients and available hospital beds, health care systems around the world are under tremendous pressure. As part of The World's weekly series of live discussions in partnership with Harvard's Chan School of Public Health, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute.
Experts say India's lockdown measures against the spread of COVID-19 are “essential” and a “prudent decision” — but without more support for India's daily earners, it risks failure.
Prisoners are at high risk for contracting the coronavirus. To protect them, prison management and governments must lessen prison populations by releasing people, says the executive director of Penal Reform International.
With Spain’s public health system buckling under the pressure of COVID-19, the private sector is expected to step up and help.