Sangeeta Siwan lost her job and wasn't able to pay rent or feed her family. Her neighbors helped her survive. A study of giving in India during the pandemic shows she wasn't alone.
For nearly three years, China has enforced incredibly strict rules to keep coronavirus transmission in check. But now they're facing a potentially deadly omicron surge.
Cities are once again locking down thousands of neighborhoods and sending people into quarantine, even as local Chinese authorities are tasked with easing COVID restrictions.
A new report from the Lancet Commission sums up the many mistakes that have been made and offers proposals for a more effective global strategy if and when another pandemic should strike.
The government is struggling to bring all 3 million-plus students back to schools that were shuttered when the pandemic hit. Teachers are ready to resume classes. But obstacles loom.
The severe restrictions on travel and movement are having a serious impact on citizens, international workers, students and more as China grapples with the pandemic.
Even as the European Union began vaccine rollouts on Sunday, nations around the globe are instituting severe lockdowns and travel restrictions. Fear of the U.K. variant is a key reason.
All of London and much of southeastern England is now under strict "Tier 4" lockdown restrictions after the discovery of what appears to be a new, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus.
The U.S. added more than 1 million cases in the past week. More than 85,000 people are hospitalized. Some states may have no choice but to lock down again. Others are trying a targeted approach.
There's a curfew in Paris, and Londoners aren't allowed to invite neighbors to dinner. People are already exhausted of social distancing, but some places are introducing even more draconian measures.