Coronavirus: Germany unveils 'airing' plan for schools
Planning and fresh air were obsessions in Germany long before the pandemic. Officials married these two cultural aspects with a lengthy plan, telling teachers how often to air their classrooms.
Africa: A coronavirus success story
The African continent accounts for 17 percent of the global population, but only 3.5 percent of reported Covid-19 deaths worldwide. What's more, Africa's overall infection rate has been dropping steadily over the past two months. What’s behind the continent’s success? We speak with Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, Africa Director at the World Health Organization.
COVID-19 vaccine update: Who are the frontrunners?
As the coronavirus continues its grip on the world, scientists across the globe are working to find a viable vaccine. Several candidates are in the final stages of testing, but researchers warn it could still take years.
Wales announces two-week lockdown to stop virus surge
Wales will impose a full "firebreak" lockdown for two weeks from Friday to try to reduce a soaring number of new coronavirus cases, according to First Minister Mark Drakeford.
Donald Trump's coronavirus condition 'continues to improve,' White House doctor says
Medical staff treating Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of the president's condition, adding he could be discharged Monday. The announcement comes a day after mixed messages about his coronavirus infection.
Coronavirus: German cities issue 35,000 fines to rulebreakers
Germany's biggest cities have collected more than €3 million in penalties from violators of coronavirus restrictions. Munich and Hamburg, which have been hit hardest by the pandemic, have doled out the most fines.
Cambodians use scarecrows to ward off coronavirus
Armed with a stick, a floral-shirted scarecrow with a plastic pot for a head stands guard in front of a rural Cambodian home -- a sentry erected by superstitious farmers to ward off the coronavirus.
Israel's army opens coronavirus unit to ease burden on hospitals
Israel opens a new coronavirus treatment facility co-run by the army's medical corps, an unprecedented move for the military unit, aimed at bolstering an embattled healthcare system. The Jewish state currently has one of the world's highest daily coronavirus infection rates per capita, with the number of seriously ill patients steadily rising.
#EndSARS: A moment against our broken system II Inside Stuff
On Inside Stuff this week. Martin Oloja talks about the fast-growing protest in Nigeria. The EndSARS movement that started a few days ago over how the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) section of the Nigerian police force has been brutalizing and killing innocent Nigerians unjustly.
Bars and restaurants close in Barcelona to slow coronavirus infections
Faced with rising coronavirus cases, Catalonia closes restaurants and bars for two weeks.