Image caption China's live-streaming industry has become an important platform for economic recovery "I'm a bit nervous," confessed Li Qiang, the deputy mayor of Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus was first reported late…

Image copyright Getty Images Seafarers across the world are stuck on their ships, spending months without shore leave as ports ban crew transfers.While most are being paid and some are getting extra pay, they are…

Image copyright Ardito Kodijat Image caption Sita Tyasutami (L), Maria Darmaningsih (C) and Ratri Anindyajati (R) said Covid-19 has changed their lives forever A high fever, nausea and a dreaded dry cough.Sita Tyasutami had all…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Vice-President Pence visited a plant manufacturing ventilators last week US Vice-President Mike Pence has said the White House coronavirus task force could be disbanded this month because of the country's…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"I don’t think you can make the international comparisons you're suggesting at this stage" - Dominic RaabThe UK now has the highest number of coronavirus deaths in…

Image copyright Khaleej Times A fire has engulfed a skyscraper in Sharjah, one of the largest cities in the United Arab Emirates, showering debris on cars in the streets below.Dozens of firefighters worked to put…

Ever Heard of Central Precocious Puberty? When pediatrician Robert Zarr sits down with a patient in his busy Washington, DC, clinic, he often includes a surprising question amid the routine inquiries about eating habits and…