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For in-patients with the virus who had stopped taking medication for high blood pressure, the risk of dying doubled again, the study says
Data show more than 42 million workers in the United States have lost their jobs since mid-March 2020. The country's trade deficit also jumps to $49.5 billion.
Just over 168,000 cars are registered in Germany in May 2020, down 49.5% compared with May 2019
Mimicking an excited puppy, the robot dog names K9 roams around the popular Central World mall in downtown Bangkok, drawing the attention of delighted children eager to get hand sanitizer gel from a bottle attached to its back
Experts say under-testing in the country of 210 million people means the real numbers are probably much higher
The collaboration will enable 'the fastest and best possible results with key players in the pharmaceutical industry about promising vaccine initiatives,' the Dutch Health Ministry says
(UPDATED) This year's service is banned on public health grounds because of the coronavirus pandemic, with barricades surrounding Victoria Park, the traditional ceremony venue, and police patrolling nearby
WHO says it would resume trials of hydroxychloroquine a week after halting them following a study that suggested the drug could harm COVID-19 patients
Germany's latest coronavirus relief measures include temporarily slashing value-added tax and giving families 300 euros for each child
The Berlin-Tegel Airport in Germany, beloved for its retro look and super-fast check-in times, will now remain in operation until November 2020
Domestic services are set to be the first to return at London City Airport
The Swiss service sector is particularly affected by business closures and restrictions in the 1st quarter of 2020
With 'very slow recovery' seen for global air traffic, Lufthansa says it must 'implement restructuring programs in all areas'
Australia's gross domestic product shrinks 0.3% in January-March 2020. It is now on track to enter its first recession since 1991.
The South Korean government is eyeing a 35.3-trillion-won ($29-billion) package, its 3rd in response to the coronavirus pandemic
But there are fears many foreign tourists would be put off coming to a country still shaking off a vicious pandemic
The deer arrive at the zoo suffering from malnutrition
'We have antibodies, from the time of our ancestors,' says one resident
'It is important to wear a mask not only to protect yourself against COVID-19, but also from state surveillance,' says epidemiologist Brandon Brown
Aimed at boosting employment, incomes, and economic growth, the Russian government's plan 'contains over 500 measures'
Coronavirus-hit Air Canada raises funds through an offering of shares and convertible senior notes
'Blackmail is never an option,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, as Ryanair is locked in a dispute with French employees
What keeps World Bank President David Malpass up at night? 'Not enough resources,' he says.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire approves the loan after a meeting with executives, labor representatives, and local officials concerned by a sweeping overhaul unveiled by Renault
The Spanish government counts 26,573 new jobseekers in May 2020, much lower than at the height of the coronavirus lockdown
'This was a very bitter and difficult decision,' religious affairs minister Fachrul Razi says of Indonesia's pulling out of the Mecca pilgrimage. 'But we have a responsibility to protect our pilgrims and hajj workers.'
Dozens of business owners in Minneapolis find themselves in a difficult financial situation, facing both the coronavirus and violent protests over the death of George Floyd
The 71-year-old man is among at least 29 Rohingya to have tested positive for the virus in the Bangladeshi camps
'The shock is very brutal,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire
Certain businesses like bicycle shops are seeing surging demand in London, but others like cafes are asking for help to make it through the coronavirus crisis
The Bank of Korea predicts the world's 12th biggest economy will shrink at least 2% in the April-June period
Embraer, the world's 3rd largest airplane manufacturer, is affected by the coronavirus pandemic and also by expenses incurred from a scrapped takeover by Boeing
From aircraft disinfection to passengers traveling light, here are the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization
Jacinda Ardern is concerned that large crowds – estimated at about 2,000 in Auckland – could undermine New Zealand's success in fighting the virus
In a grim new landmark, infections in Latin America and the Caribbean surge past one million
WHO's Director-General calls the threat of antimicrobial resistance 'one of the most urgent challenges of our time'
Hotels in Greece are resuming operations, but it is uncertain how the rest of the year will play out
Analysts say markets have historically shrugged off civil disruptions
Lufthansa will now ask shareholders to back the $10-billion deal in an online meeting on June 25
'We have never been in this horrendous situation.... It is a huge structural change to our industry,' says Emirates president Tim Clark
The coronavirus pandemic is deepening inequality for workers in the world's largest economy
The number of households living below the poverty line in the West Bank could rise from 14% to 30% in 2020, warns the World Bank
The 2020 editions of the two remaining Grand Slams – the French Open and US Open – might be played behind closed doors
(UPDATED) Critics have warned authorities may be moving too quickly to open up, but President Vladimir Putin says it is time to plan again for the vote that was delayed from April
'COVID-19 spreading too fast to lift lockdown in England,' scientific advisor Jeremy Farrar says on Twitter
'From the great trials of humanity – among them this pandemic – one emerges better or worse. You don't emerge the same,' says Pope Francis
The crowd chants 'Myth! Myth! Myth!' – echoing the president's dismissal of the virus pandemic
'We have come to the conclusion that we unfortunately have to say goodbye to a few of the wonderful people that worked with us,' says Emirates
The 1.9-trillion-baht ($59.7-billion) package would be a much-needed boost for Southeast Asia's second biggest economy