The director-general of the International Labour Organization, Guy Ryder, tells DW that the coronavirus-caused lockdowns are dealing a severe blow to younger people in particular.
The UN's labor agency has called on countries to allow for seafarers trapped on ships to return to shore. The agency says hundreds of thousands of sailors are stuck on vessels due to lockdown measures.
The number of infections is constantly rising and the flattening of the infection curve seems to be a long way off. Were the strict lockdown measures in Latin America ineffective?
The WHO has said any coronavirus vaccine should be shared between countries as a public good, and that new mothers with COVID-19 can still breast-feed their babies. All the latest from DW here.
American infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has described chaos in the US' handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic. He has warned that a "safe and effective vaccine" is not guaranteed. Follow DW for the latest.
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