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BBC: Coronavirus: Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic

A group of Chinese mountaineers has begun an expedition on Everest while the site is closed to foreign climbers because of coronavirus.

CNN: Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus pandemic.

VOA: All Americans Should Wear Nonmedical Masks, US Government Recommends

All Americans should wear nonmedical masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. government is recommending.

VOA: Taiwan Competes with China through World Medical Diplomacy

Taiwan, widely watched from abroad for controlling the spread of COVID-19, started this week spreading medical aid to much harder-hit countries in...

AP: Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed

CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for the coronavirus, the second on-air personality at the news network to come...

BBC: Coronavirus threatens the next generation of smartphones

Every Autumn, Mazen Kourouche heads to the biggest Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, and queues up for hours to be one of...

AP: After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

Early this week, the streets of the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak were bustling with shoppers as ultra-Orthodox residents, obeying their...

CNN: Chris Cuomo shares covid-19 experience: ‘The beast comes at night’

CNN's Chris Cuomo has become the most visible face of the coronavirus in the United States by giving daily updates about...

CNN: More than 40 spring breakers who ignored public health advice test positive for coronavirus

(CNN) — Dozens of spring breakers from Texas boarded a plane for fun and came home with coronavirus.About 70 people in their 20s chartered a...

CNN: British Airways furloughs 30,000 workers

British Airways will furlough 30,000 of its employees with pay, as the coronavirus pandemic halts global travel, forcing airlines to ground planes and slash...

CNN: New England Patriots team plane flying 1.2 million N95 masks from China to help ease coronavirus shortages

A New England Patriots team plane loaded with 1.2 million N95 protective masks has landed back in Boston after picking up the...

AP: Russia’s Putin orders non-working month to curb coronavirus

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month as part of a...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...