COVID-19

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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March 18, 2020

COVID-19 shuts down Broadway

  Broadway, New York City’s thriving theater district, is going dark. Productions will be shut down for an unprecedented period of one month as New York tries to contain the coronavirus epidemic. CGTN’s Karina Huber reports.

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March 18, 2020

Asia Week New York impacted by coronavirus

  For many Asian art lovers, Asia Week New York is a must attend event. Every March, the city hosts a ten-day event celebrating Asian art, Asia Week New York. It features auctions, exhibits and special events. For the first time since its inception 11 […]

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March 18, 2020

The Heat: Coronavirus pandemic

Fighting on the frontlines, United States President Donald Trump declares a state of emergency, as the nation continues to struggle against the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 14, 2020

Fight to Reunite: How Wuhan tackled COVID-19

In central China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, new COVID-19 cases have dropped to a single digit, with just four reported Friday. The latest data shows that over 36,000 patients had recovered in Wuhan, accounting for over 70 percent of its total cases. […]

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