A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak Spain’s death rate continues to fall The country reported 399 deaths in 24 hours, lower than Sunday’s figure of 410. A total of 20,852 people have died in Spain, with over 200,000 infected and more than 80,000 cured. The Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sanchez […]

The weekend has seen a spate of anti-lockdown protests across the US in Ohio, Michigan and Colorado. But a standout image by photographer Alyson McClaran came on Sunday from Denver, Colorado. As protesters gathered outside the capitol steps and others assembled in their automobiles to ask the city to reopen for business, healthcare workers stood […]

Having a baby is always nerve-racking — and women now have unexpected worries to contend with. New mothers share their stories of ‘incredible’ midwives, and the joy and pain of giving birth during a pandemic Helen Simmons, a 28-year-old film producer from London, went into labor with her second child on the evening of 30 […]

Herd immunity hopes dealt blow by report suggesting only 2% -3% of people have been infected Only a tiny proportion of the global population — maybe as few as 2% or 3% — appear to have antibodies in the blood showing they have been infected with Covid-19, according to the World Health Organization, a finding […]

As countries ease lockdowns, the worry is that populations remain highly vulnerable With more countries planning to loosen restrictions imposed due to coronavirus but the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, and the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, concerned about the potential for a resurgence or second wave, here is what we know from the rest of […]