What makes a virus contagious? And what exactly happens during an infection? Here's how the process works.
The sun may be shining in Spain but most areas look like ghost towns. Shuttered shops and police patrols now dominate the streets. This doesn't sound like your typical Costa del Sol brochure.
London’s Imperial College estimates that interventions such as isolation have averted 59,000 COVID-19 related deaths in 11 European nations.
There are over 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections, according to Johns Hopkins University. Some 3.9 billion people — roughly half of everyone on Earth — are confined to their homes by the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States grew to over 200,000 as the global total neared 1 million. Aid agencies fear a global food shortage if the pandemic is badly handled. Follow DW for the latest.
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