The spread of coronavirus is hurting the efforts of governments to combat transnational organized crime and trafficking -- especially in Asia, where the outbreak began, writes @jdouglasSEA for @CNNOpinioncnn.it/2xClfm1
When dinosaurs roamed the Earth 90 million years ago, the planet was much warmer, including Antarctica at the South Pole. But in a surprising twist, researchers have discovered evidence that Antarctica also supported a swampy rainforest at the time. cnn.it/3aBYVHJ
If you're wearing a mask (and aren't a medical professional or caring for a sick person), experts say to make sure you're doing these three things:
--Don't touch your face
--Don't use an N95 respirator
--Still practice social distancing
Dozens of spring breakers chartered a plane for a trip to Mexico, ignoring officials' public health advice. Now, 44 of these people have tested positive for coronavirus — all of them University of Texas at Austin students, a university spokesman said. cnn.it/3aDxhdk
Two cruise ships carrying more than 200 guests and crew with flu-like symptoms, including 8 passengers who tested positive for Covid-19, were expected off Florida's coast early Thursday. But whether passengers will be allowed to disembark remained unclear. cnn.it/39AxzAr
Every day, Filipina nurse April Abrias walks six miles to monitor 30 patients suspected to have coronavirus. Lacking a surgical mask, she wears one made from cloth. She worries not only for her profession, but about the possibility of spreading the virus. cnn.it/3bJTJSg
The Zaandam and Rotterdam cruise ships are expected to arrive and remain off the coast of Florida early Thursday while they wait for clearance from US authorities, according to a statement from Holland America cnn.it/2X8lQq6
As Covid-19 spreads, Zoom is being used for everything from brunches and birthday parties to religious events and even a UK cabinet meeting. But the video conferencing app's spike in popularity is leading to a wave of scrutiny, particularly around privacy. cnn.it/2X5ltwD
With lockdowns and social distancing practices keeping people apart, our streets have become unfamiliar and often eerie. But photographers and creatives from all over the globe are fostering community and connection as they work to document the pandemic. cnn.it/2Jz0ytQ
At least 7.2 billion people — 93% of the world's population — live in countries with travel restrictions as the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center cnn.it/3dOsTug
The general who oversees US military operations in North America said there “is actually an increased demand signal, not a decreased demand signal for securing the southern border,” regarding possible crossings by migrants who test positive for coronavirus cnn.it/2xGgKa2
Dr. Anthony Boutin says his hospital, Nassau University Medical Center, has four floors devoted to coronavirus, but it's not enough — so office spaces have been converted for beds. "We just cannot keep up with the amount of patients that are coming in." cnn.it/3dMeeji
The son of a sociologist who was perhaps best known for walking nearly every block of New York City says it's inconceivable that a person “so full of life and so full of a zest for encounters” could really go on to die from coronavirus. cnn.it/3aCls7t
Food companies and retailers that typically get a boost in sales around Easter are trying to make sure that customers are able to get traditional foods, despite the tumultuous time. Still, shoppers may have to plan further ahead, or spend a little more. cnn.it/39tNeSc
"We are going to be willing to accept Floridians on board," Florida's governor said about a cruise ship seeking to disembark after more than 190 guests & crew reported flu-like symptoms. But he expressed concerns about taking in more, due to hospital space cnn.it/2UzFZnz
Italy will extend the current lockdown measures it has in place until April 13, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in an address to the nation. "If we stop following the rule, all our efforts would have been in vain." cnn.it/3dGyMcV
World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a media briefing in Geneva that there is still much to learn about the current coronavirus pandemic — which means guidelines and recommendations for the public could evolve cnn.it/2V6VYsr
When dinosaurs roamed the Earth 90 million years ago, the planet was much warmer, including Antarctica at the South Pole. But in a surprising twist, researchers have discovered evidence that Antarctica also supported a swampy rainforest at the time. cnn.it/39zgXck
Marriott International says it recently discovered someone using log-in information of two employees accessed an "unexpected amount of guest information" totaling more than 5 million guests. Marriott believes it happened between mid-January and February. cnn.it/2w2dRzQ
The urgent and overwhelming demand for N95 masks has created fertile ground for scammers to start leaking counterfeits into the supply chain and to make fake deals for product that doesn't exist. cnn.it/2R0dYn2
China's economy is showing some tentative signs of recovery -- but the path ahead remains hugely uncertain and growth could be entirely wiped out in 2020, putting millions of jobs at risk cnn.it/2w5GXhX
Fitness trainer Joe Wicks says he plans to donate $100,000 raised from his YouTube exercise videos to the UK's National Health Service (NHS) staff on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. cnn.it/342LaiR
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