Britain has ordered schools to shut down as the coronavirus crisis worsened, with panic buying forcing supermarkets to ration food and the pound plunging to its lowest levels in 30 years.
Australia's Prime Minister has strongly discouraged the country's residents against all overseas travel, or come home, as he declared a human biosecurity emergency.
Italy's Prime Minister has declared coronavirus was causing a "socio-economic tsunami" as European leaders agreed to seal off external borders, but many countries thwarted solidarity by imposing...
As the streets of US cities emptied after stepped-up warnings about the coronavirus threat, the Trump administration pursued a $US850 billion stimulus package to buttress the economy.
The NZ and Australian governments have announced this year's joint Anzac Day services at Gallipoli will be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
When a passenger arriving from Brussels at a Cameroon airport at the weekend was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus.
Qantas will slash international flights by 90 percent until the end of May in a fresh round of coronavirus-related cuts equivalent to grounding 150 aircraft.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shut down social life in Britain and ordered the most vulnerable to isolate for 12 weeks, ramping up the battle against a coronavirus outbreak just as it...
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday ordered stringent restrictions on people's movement to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and said the army would be drafted in to help move the sick to...
In Italian hospitals, every time a bed frees up, two anaesthesiologists consult with a specialist in resuscitation and an internal medicine physician to decide who will occupy it. Age, pre-existing medical conditions and family are factored in.
Bars, restaurants, theatres and movie houses in New York and Los Angeles were ordered to shut down as part of the latest moves to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Ireland says all bars in the country should close until at least the end of the month to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Veteran entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins has tested positive to COVID-19 after meeting with Hollywood star Rita Wilson.
Donald Trump tested negative for the coronavirus, as the US president extended a travel ban to Britain and Ireland to try to slow the spread of a pandemic that has shut down much of the daily routine of American life.
US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over coronavirus, as Europe is named as the new epicentre of a disease that has infected over 138,000 people worldwide and killed at least 5000.
Ivanka Trump has self-isolated after she was pictured with Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton days before he tested positive for coronavirus.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie are in self-isolation after she came down with flu-like symptoms and was tested for the new coronavirus,
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have both tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, the actor said on Twitter.