COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Check out this lively local market in Guangzhou, China

On the day that the coronavirus lockdown were lifted in Wuhan, there are internet rumors that a city in another part of China may be locked down because of COVID-19. The rumor says the alleged outbreak was caused by Africans living in Guangzhou, capital of […]

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April 7, 2020

California grants early release to inmates for COVID-19

California is granting early release to 3,500 inmates in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus infections in the state prison system. The decision follows an emergency order filed by lawyers, requesting an intervention by judges to prevent illness and death.

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April 7, 2020

Using technology to teach yoga during the COVID-19 pandemic

Yoga is usually done in groups, but during the coronavirus pandemic, practitioners are adapting and using technology to continue their practice. CGTN spoke with LeeAnn King, a Washington, D.C. -based health and wellness guide who has gone from teaching free courses at her local library, […]

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COVID-19: WHY U.S. NURSES FEAR FOR THEIR LIVES
April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Why U.S. nurses fear for their lives

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the U.S., shortages of basic safety supplies, such as masks and gowns, endangers the lives of nurses and other health professionals – as they attempt to heal the sick. We speak to Zenei Cortez, a registered nurse and co-president of National Nurses United, about the life threatening burden placed on U.S. health workers.

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April 2, 2020

Nurses battle COVID-19 without enough protection

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, the U.S. healthcare system finds itself short on equipment and staff. Nurses are in high demand, but as CGTN’s Mark Niu reports, they’re also feeling those in charge are failing to protect them on the job.

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April 1, 2020

Watch Indian police beating lockdown violators

Police in India have been filmed beating alleged violators of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Muslim and Hindu worshipers were hit with sticks at their places of worship. And Police used violence to disperse crowds at major bus depots. Migrants have also been filmed being hosed […]

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New Yorkers ignore stay-at-home orders as spring arrives
March 28, 2020

New Yorkers ignore stay-at-home orders as spring arrives

An order to stay at home to stop the spread of COVID-19 is being ignored by many New Yorkers. While residents are allowed to leave their homes for exercise, people have been gathering in parks to enjoy the spring weather. The state governor has asked […]

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March 27, 2020

Full Frame: Widespread

The World Health Organization says the coronavirus pandemic is now accelerating in every major city on the planet. But, before the coronavirus, there was the Spanish Flu of 1918, which killed millions around the globe.

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March 21, 2020

The Heat: Covid-19 Pandemic

People all around the globe are staying at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In some cases, it is mandatory. Countries like Argentina are under lockdown. In the United States, California and New York ordered all non-essential workers to stay at home.

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Full Frame: Virus Evolution
March 21, 2020

Full Frame: Virus Evolution

From coronavirus to influenza to Ebola, many of the world’s deadliest viruses start in animals, then jump to humans. These cross-species diseases have killed millions of people. But, could it be possible to track, map and predict the origin – before it becomes deadly?

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Colombia street vendors struggle with social distancing
March 21, 2020

Colombia street vendors struggle with social distancing

Working from home and paid-time off are ‘social distancing’ options for some office workers. But, street vendors need face-to-face contact, or they lose their daily incomes. In Colombia, 40-percent of the population works in the informal economy, meaning that they work for themselves and without […]

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COVID-19: People staying at home a boost for online platforms
March 21, 2020

COVID-19: People staying at home a boost for online platforms

As COVID-19 has forced shops and offices across the United States to close, online businesses are benefiting from the rapid increase in the number of people working from home.  Videoconferencing and food delivery apps have been among the tech firms seeing a surge in demand. […]

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Argentina on full lockdown until March 31
March 21, 2020

Argentina on full lockdown until March 31

Streets in Argentina are deserted, as the country is under a full quarantine. Argentina’s president issued the order, saying the country was in “a fight against an invisible enemy to save lives.” 

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How to talk to kids about COVID-19
March 21, 2020

How to talk to kids about COVID-19

School closures and the change of routine can have a big influence on children. CGTN’s Karina Huber spoke to an expert about how to talk to kids about the pandemic.   

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March 20, 2020

Reporter to Trump: What do you say to Americans who are scared?

U.S. President Donald Trump tells a television reporter he is “terrible” during COVID-19 news conference. Here’s how it transpired. NBC News’ Peter Alexander, asked Trump, “What do you say to Americans who are watching you right now, who are scared?” And the president responded with, […]

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March 20, 2020

China: The U.S. has wasted precious time China has bought

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continue to refer to the 2019 novel coronavirus as the “Chinese Virus” – and China’s officials have responded. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang called the references an attempt to pass the buck and stigmatize […]

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March 20, 2020

Protecting mental health during a pandemic

With the constant news cycle and uncertainty behind the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization says it’s important to protect your mental health.  March 20th is International Day of Happiness. As countries around the world either brace for or work to contain COVID-19, here are […]

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