In northern Italy thousands of medical staff are getting sick fighting the coronavirus pandemic and dozens have died - but far to the south, they have had time to prepare.
Donald Trump has warned Americans to expect a "very painful two weeks" in the fight against coronavirus as the country's death toll peaks.
The number of people who have died in the US after testing positive for coronavirus has risen to 3,393, surpassing China's 3,305 reported fatalities.
A 12-year-old Belgian girl has become the youngest known person in Europe to die after contracting coronavirus.
We've long known about the dangers of a wild animal virus leaping the species gap and ravaging humans and so have the Chinese.
Europe's hardest-hit nation, Italy, has reached 100,000 cases of coronavirus and recorded more deaths than any other country.
Brazil's president has refused to extend the country's coronavirus quarantine measures because of job losses and the impact on the poor.
Sweden has largely remained open for business during the coronavirus outbreak, with many bars, shops and restaurants welcoming customers.
A world-renowned surgeon who separated conjoined twins four years ago has died after being diagnosed with coronavirus.
Donald Trump misstated the population of South Korea's capital city by around 28 million people, moments after telling a news conference he knew the country "better than anybody".