Exclusive: Pressed by Trump, U.S. pushed unproven coronavirus treatment guidance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In mid-March, President Donald Trump personally pressed federal health officials to make malaria drugs available to treat the novel coronavirus,...

Philippines reports 8 additional coronavirus deaths, 152 new cases

Filipino Catholics wearing protective masks hold palm fronds and other plants outside their homes as they wait for the blessing of a priest...

Death at home: the unseen toll of Italy's coronavirus crisis

MILAN (Reuters) - It took Silvia Bertuletti 11 days of frantic phone calls to persuade a doctor to visit her 78-year-old father Alessandro,...

Tokyo sees more than 130 new coronavirus cases, highest jump in one day: NHK

FILE PHOTO: A staff member of a restaurant, wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), waits for...

Greece quarantines second camp after coronavirus case confirmed

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has quarantined a second migrant facility this week after a 53-year-old man tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry...

Morocco to release 5,654 prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has pardoned 5,654 prisoners and ordered measures to protect inmates from the coronavirus outbreak, the justice...

Thailand reports 102 new coronavirus cases, three more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Motorbike drivers wearing protective masks drive their bikes during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Soe...

Trump says he may take drug to treat coronavirus, questions states' ventilator needs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Saturday doubled down on his support for a drug that is still being tested to treat...

Mainland China reports 30 new coronavirus cases vs 19 a day earlier

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask walks at a residential area blocked by barriers in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicentre of...