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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...

VOA: North Korea’s Virus-Free Claim ‘Impossible,’ Top US General Says

The top U.S. general in South Korea said he does not accept North Korea’s claim that it has no coronavirus cases.

BBC: Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban eating cats and dogs

Shenzhen has become the first Chinese city to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat.

CNN: LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus pandemic alters life as we know it

There are more than 1 million cases of coronavirus globally, according to Johns Hopkins University.

VOA: Philippine President Says Those Violating Anti-Virus Measures Could be Shot

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says anyone who violates the government’s lockdown measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak could be shot by police.

BBC: Coronavirus: India’s race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

In an 8,000 sq ft (743 sq m) facility in the western Indian city of Pune, a bunch of young engineers are...

VOA: US Military Furloughs Thousands of South Korean Workers

Thousands of South Korean workers on U.S. bases were placed on unpaid leave Wednesday, after the United States and South Korea failed to reach...

BBC: Coronavirus: India’s pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

When I spoke to him on the phone, he had just returned home to his village in the northern state of Rajasthan...

BBC: Coronavirus: I’m in lockdown with my abuser

With much of the world on coronavirus lockdown, there are warnings that those living with domestic abuse could become hidden victims of...

CNN: Prince Harry and Meghan officially start their non-royal life. Here’s what that will look like

(CNN) When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they would be giving up their senior royal roles to become "financially independent," it sent...

NPR: ‘The Danish Way’ Is Working: Prime Minister Hints At A Gradual Reopening For April

Denmark's prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, is expressing cautious optimism that her country will be able to begin a gradual reopening after Easter....

BBC: Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: New dates confirmed for 2021

The Tokyo Olympic Games will start on 23 July, 2021 and run to 8 August after being postponed for a year because...

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...