Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of ‘second peak’ in pandemic | World news

6.56am BST06:56 Global report: ‘disaster’ looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak The coronavirus pandemic will have a “disastrous” impact on children’s rights worldwide, making them more vulnerable to forced labour and underage marriage, a rights group has said, as the World Health Organization warned of an “immediate second peak” in […]

Coronavirus live news: Brazil’s health system on verge of collapse, medics warn | World news

Hello, and welcome to our continuing global coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. This is Helen Davidson in Sydney to take you through the next few hours. Here’s a quick look at the latest big developments: Global confirmed death toll passes 195,000 According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, at least 195,920 people are confirmed to […]

Coronavirus live news: experts reject Trump's 'disinfectant' theory as Russia reports 5,849 new cases

Doctors call president’s comments ‘jaw-dropping’ and dangerous; Algeria, Egypt, UAE shorten ease restrictions for Ramadan, Indonesia increases them; Follow the latest updates Medical experts denounce Trump’s ‘dangerous’ treatment suggestion Panama: lockdown leaves festivalgoers stranded on beach UK coronavirus updates – live At a glance – latest developments See all our coronavirus coverage 11.53am BST The […]

Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]