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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Billionaire Jeff Bezos says he spoke directly to WHO and hinted Amazon might deliver COVID-19 test kits globally

Jeff Bezos suggested Amazon will start delivering COVID-19 testing kits, something it has already promised to do in the UK.
Giulia Baini, right, a volunteer from the Community of Sant'Egidio, speaks to Giovanna, an 82 year old woman, during a home-care visit on March 16, 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The WHO is urging everyone to guard the ‘collective wisdom of our societies’ and help old people during the coronavirus outbreak

"Physical distance doesn't mean social distance," the WHO Director General said, urging people to help elders get medication, social time, and food.
An undertaker wearing a face mask walks ahead of a hearse bringing the coffin of an elderly woman to a funeral service in the closed cemetery of Seriate, near Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy on March 20, 2020.

WHO: The world has a ‘second window of opportunity’ to stop the coronavirus, but 6 key actions are needed

"Use this time to attack the virus," the WHO Director General said, adding that countries have created a new "window of opportunity" to act.
The Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

A banner on Apple’s site suggests it is bracing to keep all stores outside China shut longer than expected

The new banner on Apple's site now reads: "Our retail stores are closed until further notice."
The crown shape of the coronavirus gives it its name.

The first COVID-19 case originated on November 17, according to Chinese officials searching for ‘patient zero’

It wasn't until late December that Chinese officials realized they had a new kind of virus on their hands.