Digital Originals

April 13, 2020

Chicago under lockdown, empty streets and parks in drone footage

As all 50 states are under a major disaster declaration, stay-at-home orders have also been in place across major metropolitan regions. Chicago, one of the most densely-populated cities in the U.S., has virtually become a“ghost town”as streets and tourist attractions closed to the public. Through […]

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April 13, 2020

Why locusts such a huge threat to Africa

A swarm of locusts is set to devastate parts of East Africa. This swarm is up to 20 times the size of the one that hit only 2 months ago. Locusts are related to grasshoppers, but locusts swarm and can fly long distances. A swarm […]

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April 10, 2020

New Yorkers still taking cramped subway amid pandemic

Many New Yorkers have to travel by subway, even though they’re anxious. “I’m scared for like people not to touch me, people not to get close to me. I’m scared for other people, too. They ride too close. We New Yorkers, we don’t listen. That’s […]

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April 10, 2020

COVID-19: New York’s unclaimed bodies buried in mass grave

New York City is digging mass graves for unclaimed bodies from COVID-19. The city has experienced an overwhelming amount of COVID-19 infections and deaths, making it a global epicenter of the disease. With more than 170,000 infections, NYC has more COVID-19 cases than any nation […]

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April 9, 2020

Wuhan reopens

These are sites and sounds of the city of Wuhan reopening following its months long lockdown.

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April 8, 2020

COVID-19 supplies for Chinese overseas students arrive in U.S.

COVID-19 supplies from China, for Chinese students overseas, have arrived in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. With nearly 420,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the U.S. is the world’s virus epicenter. While some Chinese students studying abroad have been able to return home, the outbreak has also left […]

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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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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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March 30, 2020

NBA stars recovering from COVID-19

The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]

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