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Calling for Spread of 'Facts, Not Fear,' WHO Declares Global Health Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in 18 Countries

The World Health Organization warned that restricting movement may have limited benefits for the global population as health officials work to fight the respiratory disease.

Julia Conley ·

'Sick and Heartless': Wilbur Ross Says Deadly Coronavirus Could 'Accelerate' Return of Jobs to US

"This is the kind of thing you say when you have no soul."

Jake Johnson ·

America’s Coronavirus: Containing the Outbreak of Trumpism

The banality of President Trump’s evil has infected huge swaths of the electorate as well as the federal government. Can it be treated?

John Feffer ·

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak: A Civil Liberties Perspective

Our authorities need to respond with cool heads, based on science, and without intruding any more than strictly necessary on people’s civil liberties.

Jay Stanley ·

Climate-Crisis Fueled Locust Swarms Pose 'Unprecedented Threat to Food Security and Livelihoods' in East Africa

The region's worst outbreak in decades has brought hundreds of millions of crop-devouring bugs to Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

Jessica Corbett ·

Global Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Epidemic May Not Work, Experts Warn

"We need to plan for the possibility containment of this epidemic isn't possible."

Eoin Higgins ·

What Barry Commoner's Four Principles of Ecology Has to Do With China's Coronavirus

"The present system of production is self-destructive; the present course of human civilization is suicidal."

Pete Salmansohn ·

35 Million Under Lockdown in China as Coronavirus Spreads, Illness Confirmed in Chicago

There have been two confirmed cases of the disease in the U.S. so far, and a number of further samples are being tested.

Eoin Higgins ·

Amid Years of Funding Cuts to Public Health, First US Case of China's Coronavirus Detected

Public health advocates say state, local, and federal agencies are underprepared to cope with the spread of a new infectious disease.

Julia Conley ·

Trump: Making America Dread Again

“Let the buyer beware.”

Ralph Nader ·

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