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Coronavirus: 'Greatest test since World War Two', says UN chief
March 31, 2020
UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.

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Australian authorities take cluster approach to contain coronavirus
April 1, 2020
Australian authorities will open a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic next to Sydney's Bondi Beach on Wednesday as health workers try to contain clusters of infections across the country.
Decision time: quarantine spells dilemma for domestic workers in Latin America
April 1, 2020
When the Chilean government announced a total quarantine last week for the wealthy eastern areas of capital Santiago where cases of coronavirus were most prevalent, Maria De Leon, a 31-year-old nanny, was presented with an unenviable choice.
UK coronavirus deaths rise by 27%, minister laments "shocking" toll
April 1, 2020
The number of deaths from coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose by 27% in the space of a day, according to new figures on Tuesday that a senior cabinet minister described as shocking and disturbing.
Mass disinfections to combat coronavirus pose another health hazard
April 1, 2020
A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts.