Did Michel Barnier infect Boris Johnson? The EU’s Brexit negotiator could be Downing Street’s ‘Patient Zero’ after Brussels meeting

- The coronavrius that has laid Boris Johnson low may have passed into Westminster's inner circle via the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, according to one theory.


Locked-down no longer, China’s Hubei begins return to normal

- Life started returning to normal on Wednesday after two months of lockdown in Hubei province, epicentre of China's coronavirus outbreak, with traffic controls lifted, construction resuming and people catching buses and trains across once-shut borders.


UK government ‘very concerned’ after coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000

- Some lockdown measures to combat coronavirus in Britain could last months and only be gradually lifted, a senior medical official said on Sunday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the situation will get worse before it gets better.


Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

- Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.


Can coronavirus spread through food or packaging?

- As the world social distances amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's difficult to completely disconnect when it comes to our food. At some point, the food we get from the grocery store, restaurant takeout counter or farmers market could be handled by someone with the virus -- but can it transmit through food? 


The New Yorker’s coronavirus coverage and analysis

- Coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, from the science of testing, treatment, and developing a vaccine to the impacts of quarantines and social distancing.


Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden’s unusual response to coronavirus

- While swathes of Europe are under lockdown, Sweden is allowing life to go on much as normal.