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President Donald Trump

How America’s decimated pandemic response capabilities led to one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world

The US was hobbled by insufficient public health funding, a dearth of testing, and a president who ignored the warnings.
A temporary border barrier in France.

Photos show the emergency makeshift borders European countries have erected in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19

A key tenant of the European Union is freedom of movement for people, goods, and ideas. COVID-19 is forcing some countries to put that on hold.
Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, on November 2, 2018.

The US intelligence community has reportedly concluded that China intentionally misrepresented its coronavirus numbers

US officials have accused China of spreading disinformation, and even some Chinese residents have expressed skepticism about the numbers.
President Donald Trump

Trump says ‘nobody’ could’ve predicted a pandemic like coronavirus. Here are all the times he was warned about it and refused to tak...

Trump ignored multiple warnings about an impending pandemic and gutted the US agencies responsible for responding to such an outbreak.
An air traffic control tower.

17 air traffic control centers have been temporarily closed after workers tested positive for coronavirus, highlighting a vulnerability in air travel

The spread of the novel coronavirus into FAA air traffic facilities has the ability to grind air travel in the US to a halt if not properly contained.
A Qantas Airbus A380.

Iconic planes are disappearing from the sky earlier than planned as coronavirus wreaks airline havoc not seen since 9/11

Demand for air travel is plummeting, and airlines are taking that as an opportunity to put its older planes out to pasture early.
Richard Burr.

The Justice Department is reportedly investigating actions by US lawmakers who dumped stocks before the market plunged over coronavirus fears

The FBI has reportedly reached out to Republican Sen. Richard Burr as part of the investigation, which is in its early stages.
President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Sunday, March 29.

Trump berated a black journalist, telling her to ‘be nice’ and not ‘threatening’ at a coronavirus briefing, but she refused to...

"I was quoting you directly from your interview with Sean Hannity," Yamiche Alcindor told President Trump after he called her "threatening."

A major UK airport is being converted into a morgue for thousands as the country prepares for COVID-19-related deaths to rise

Birmingham Airport will soon become a central morgue in its region which has already seen over 100 virus-related deaths.
American Airlines aircraft line a closed runway in Tulsa.

Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.