UK PM Johnson in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 symptoms worsened

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care on Tuesday after receiving oxygen support for serious COVID-19 complications, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak. Johnson’s personal battle with the...

UK foreign minister Raab in charge, will decide on lockdown measures: Gove

Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab arrives in Downing Street after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care after his coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms worsened and Raab was asked to deputise. London, Britain, April 7, 2020....

Mainland China posts drop in new imported coronavirus cases

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China reported on Tuesday a drop in new coronavirus cases after closing its borders to virtually all foreigners to curb imported infections, while the central city of Wuhan, epicentre of the outbreak, saw no new deaths...

Mexico reports 296 new coronavirus cases, stresses need for medical personnel

A city employee, wearing protective gear, poses for a photograph as he disinfects an area of Paseo de la Reforma avenue as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Mexico City, Mexico April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos JassoMEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico...

From filmmaker to medicine courier: volunteers helped Wuhan’s virus fight

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - While most people in the Chinese city of Wuhan were hunkered down in their homes at the height of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, Lin Wenhua was out on the empty streets in his car, driving toward...

UK’s Johnson fights worsening coronavirus symptoms in intensive care

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated for worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, with his foreign minister deputizing for him as the nation tackles the COVID-19 crisis. Johnson, 55, was admitted...

Factbox: UK’s Johnson in intensive care: Health experts comment

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit at a London hospital on Monday after his symptoms of COVID-19 infection worsened. General view of 10 Downing Street after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Who is Dominic Raab, Britain’s standby leader?

Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in London as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) - British foreign minister Dominic Raab is designated...

Factbox: Reaction as UK PM Johnson moved to intensive care

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened and he has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputize, Downing Street said. Below is early reaction to the news:...

Czechs to start easing restrictions as coronavirus infections slow

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government agreed on Monday to relax some lockdown measures that have stifled the economy as growth of new coronavirus infections has been levelling off in recent days, officials said. FILE PHOTO: A municipality worker in...
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