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Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant can now respond to users who are concerned they may be infected with novel coronavirus Users can now query Amazon’s voice assistant on if they have coronavirus Alexa...

More than 90,000 people are now confirmed to have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the United States after 7,377 more people in New York tested positive for Covid-19 overnight. New York Governor Andrew...

THE U.S is in recession and the downturn will be worse than the 2009 financial crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund has said. Kristalina Georgieva said the chaos caused by the coronavirus...

THE AVERAGE American parent spends over nine full days per year cleaning their homes, according to new research. The study, which asked 2,000 parents about their cleaning habits, found 63% feel they’re...

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian researchers are looking at whether a higher than usual number of cases of severe pneumonia and flu in Lombardy in the last quarter of 2019 may be a signal that the new coronavirus...

AMAZON employees say on multiple occasions they have not been told when co-workers have been infected with the coronavirus. At least one warehouse has shut down in Kentucky, and COVID-19 cases have been...

Washington: The US Senate has unanimously backed a $US2 trillion ($3.3 trillion) bill to help unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars...

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has a significant deficit in hospital beds, medical staff and intensive care facilities as health experts warn that it is primed to become a new epicentre of the coronavirus...

IS lockdown sending your kids loopy? Don’t fret, get crafty with them instead. While materials may be harder to buy, blogger and early-years specialist Claire Russell, below, of play hooray.co.uk, has...

LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia declared a national health emergency and extended its border lockdown on Wednesday, as the government seeks to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Interim President...

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday blasted as criminals the governors and mayors of Brazil closing businesses to slow the coronavirus outbreak, but he drew...

Three US sailors aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Philippine Sea tested positive for coronavirus and were flown from the ship, according to a report. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told...

CORONAVIRUS cases have soared past 55,000 in the US as airlines cancel flights and international borders are closed. New York has been the hardest hit, where it is thought one in every 1,000 people has...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The speaker of Israel’s parliament, an ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, resigned on Wednesday, sharpening a battle with the Supreme Court over its concerns that...

OTTAWA (Reuters) – After almost a day of wrangling Canada’s House of Commons agreed early on Wednesday to approve a C$27 billion ($18.8 billion)stimulus bill to help people and businesses...

BANGKOK (Reuters) – About 60,000 migrant workers living in Thailand have fled the country since authorities shut malls and many businesses at the weekend to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a...