Venezuela produce market is at center of Caracas COVID-19 outbreak

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela capital Caracas’ largest produce market is at the center of a worsening COVID-19 outbreak, but cash-strapped merchants refuse to stop hawking food there for the city’s 5 million residents, many of whom are starving. Three days

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

(Reuters) – As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies widely used against cancer and other disorders – antibodies designed specifically to attack this new

Coronavirus surges in Asia bring warnings over complacency

SYDNEY/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia and India reporting record daily infections on Thursday, Vietnam fretting over a new surge and North

IATA says airline traffic recovery to take longer than expected

PARIS (Reuters) – Global airlines cut their coronavirus recovery forecast on Tuesday, saying it would take until 2024 – a year longer than previously expected – for passenger traffic to return to pre-crisis levels. In an update on the crisis

Australian PM abandons interstate tour to tackle coronavirus crisis

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut short a planned interstate tour to focus on the country’s coronavirus crisis on Tuesday, citing a “very complex” outbreak in aged care homes in the city of Melbourne. Victoria, Australia’s second