A New York City mother of five was cheered on by hospital staff as she left Staten Island University Hospital ( SIUH ) on April 4, following a lengthy battle with COVID -19. Christina Paz, 47, was discharged from the hospital after a 15-day stay, during which she received critical care for the coronavirus
NYC Mayor de Blasio said that by the end of the month 320,000 surgical gowns will be made, which would be an 'amazing contribution to this effort'. But he stressed that surgical gowns were still in short supply. He said that the supply for N95 masks were 'sufficiently secure
In Florida, blueberry season is underway. Workers are moving quickly to strip the bushes clean. But this year farmers in Florida and the rest of the U.S. face a big problem. Seasonal foreign workers, mostly from Mexico, can't get to the fields, threatening
Graffiti tributes to frontline heroes Location: Gland, Switzerland are on display in an underground tunnel David Perez painted a nurse and a cashier to celebrate essential workers (SOUNDBITE) (French) SWISS ARTIST, DAVID "S.I.D."
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon sees a "bad recession" in 2020. In his widely read annual letter to shareholders out Monday, he said the bank's earnings will be down - in his words - "meaningfully...” And he warned the board might consider suspending its dividend, but
Welcome to 'driveway bingo' Location: Bolton, UK Aaron Davidson created the game to cheer up neighbors during lockdown Bingo cards were posted through doors and players listened from their yards Top prizes includes
Thousands of migrant workers live in these cramped and squalid dormitories in Singapore. An unpleasant place at the best of times, those living here now fear it's become a hotbed for coronavirus infection. Singapore has quarantined nearly 20,000 workers in two dorms after
Little sign of relief Monday (April 6) for Europe's carmakers. BMW says group sales plunged in the first quarter. They were down by just over a fifth as many of it outlets closed. The German firm says 2020 had started with gains. But sales dropped
Germany and Switzerland are usually divided by little more than a strip of grass at this point of the border at Constance and Kreuzlingen. But due to lockdown measures, it's not just the countries that have been left separated. People have been too. Partners
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New Zealand’s children breathed a sigh of relief April 6 when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern classified the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy as ‘essential workers’ who will be exempt from stay-at-home orders during the country’s COVID -19 lockdown. Speaking during a government press conference, Ardern
World soccer’s governing body FIFA is attempting to step in and take some of the heat off of major clubs and high profile players looking to manage loses and still contribute to healthcare efforts, while no sport is being played. According to an internal document seen by Reuters, FIFA is
This sanctuary is struggling to feed its elephants Location: Kanchanaburi, Thailand as tourist numbers have declined and it was forced to close its gates (SOUNDBITE) (Thai) MANAGER OF TAWEECHAI ELEPHANT CAMP, DUMRONG LONGSAKUL, SAYING:
The State Emergencies Service of Ukraine reported that a team of 138 firefighters were deployed to extinguish fire in two spots with a total area of 25 hectares. Two AN-32P planes and a MI-8 helicopter among other equipment were involved in the operation.
Marc Hueggenberg only needs a laptop and a good internet connection to keep serving cocktails. The Dortmund bar he works in has found an alternative to closing its doors. Clients pay 39 euros for a trial cocktail set. Then they all connect to the same streaming
RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SHOTLIST AND SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: FILE FOOTAGE OF ROKIT WILLIAMS RACING UNVEILING THEIR LIVERY FOR THE 2019 FORMULA ONE SEASON SHOWS: GROVE, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - FEBRUARY 11, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. CAR BEING UNVEILED
Pikotaro wore his signature gold animal print outfit, the same one donned in his first viral hit, which broadcast in 2016. His new hand-washing video had been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube since it was uploaded on Saturday (April 4).
RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: FILE FOOTAGE OF PEOPLE TAKING PART IN THE WINGS FOR LIFE MARATHON RACE, STILL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE 2019 LONDON MARATHON, INTERVIEW WITH HOSPICE UK DIRECTOR OF INCOME GENERATION, CATHERINE BOSWORTH, FILE FOOTAGE OF ELIUD KIPCHOGE AND BRIGID KOSGEI
The old city of Jerusalem is empty. This is the Via Dolorosa, believed to be the path that Jesus walked to the crucifixion. Normally a busy hub for visitors and Easter pilgrims, this year the cats have the run of the place. Father Francesco Patton is a Franciscan
One of Australia's most high profile court cases will come to a close on Tuesday morning (April 7)-- as the country's High Court hands down its judgment on former Vatican treasurer George Pell's appeal against historical child sex offences. The decision will likely
Welcome to the 'piano truck' where a music teacher is offering mobile lessons Location: Hong Kong on student's doorsteps despite schools being shut (SOUNDBITE) (Cantonese) 27-YEAR-OLD EVAN KAM, CURRICULUM OFFICER AT MING
The sight of so many coffins in one room is a grim one. Well over 15,000 of them have officially been required in Italy, where COVID-19 has devastated human life on a scale not seen anywhere else. But there's a warning: the death toll could be much higher.
Cyclone Harold caused damage across the island nation of Vanuatu on April 6. The cyclone hit as a category 5 storm, after days earlier hitting the Solomon Islands where 27 ferry passengers were swept away. This video shows storm winds battering Santo, Vanuatu, and a man with the charity ADRA Vanuatu
As the UK waits for news on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s health, questions have been raised about what would happen if he weren’t able to continue leading the country. Johnson was diagnosed with the coronavirus last month and admitted to hospital on Sunday (April 5) due to his ongoing
Spanish police in Tortosa thanked health care workers for all the work they were doing to fight Covid-19, sharing this video on April 6. The death toll from the virus in the country was in decline on that date . According to El Pais, the number of deaths from coronavirus dropped to 637 in the previous