Coronavirus in Mexico: Street vendors agonize over health or livelihood
A large number of Mexicans are forced to eke out a living as street vendors in Mexico City. The coronavirus outbreak has made their job even more precarious. Do they risk their lives to save their livelihood?
Beijing comes cautiously back to life as COVID-19 hits hardest beyond China
As the coronavirus outbreak in China dies down, people in Beijing begin venturing onto the streets, seeking normalcy. The longer-term economic implications of the two-month disruption remain unclear.
Lagos State passes bill, offers economic support to mitigate COVID-19 impact
Ahead of Nigeria’s lockdown of three states, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu hinted that the state may have begun to see a trend in community spread of the COVID-19outbreak. He says the state will now begin to implement measures to cater for indigent citizens.
Nigeria records four new cases of coronavirus, Buhari's daughter self-isolates after return from UK and more
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Coronavirus: Gaza faces worst-case scenario
The coastal enclave is considered one of the worst-prepared places to deal with a severe outbreak of the coronavirus. UN agencies and human rights lawyers are calling for life-saving assistance before it's too late.
Toilet paper panic spreads to Tokyo as pharmacy shelves emptied
Residents in Tokyo say they cannot buy toilet papers as panic-buying empty shelves in pharmacies amid the coronavirus outbreak. Japan has called for nationwide school closures as the virus has infected at least 230 people across Japan and been linked to six deaths.
How Nigeria plans to prevent COVID-19 outbreak in the country
Chinese health officials say data from a new study by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention show that the elderly and sick are more at risk. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Center for Disease Control says intensified screening at points of entry is ongoing as means of preventing the Coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria. Dr. Francis Ohanyido, President of the West Africa Academy of Public Health joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways Nigeria can avert disease outbreaks.
Countries evacuate citizens from China as coronavirus infections rise
Thousands of foreigners are among those quarantined in Wuhan as countries scramble to evacuate their citizens from China. The number of confirmed cases in the deadly viral outbreak has risen to nearly 6,000.
Hundreds of children die in Madagascar's measles outbreak
Nearly 1,000 people, mainly children, have died in Madagascar since October, as the impoverished nation struggles to contain its worst measles outbreak in decades amid a desperate shortage of vaccines.