Tim Hume

Coronavirus

France Is Putting Domestic Abuse Victims in Hotels During Coronavirus Lockdown

Reports of domestic abuse have spiked by about 30 percent since France went into lockdown in mid-March.
Tim Hume
4 days ago
Coronavirus

European Countries Are Throwing Out 'Rubbish' Chinese-Made Masks and Coronavirus Tests

The Dutch government is discarding over a million masks that don't fit properly or have defective filters.
Tim Hume
4 days ago
Coronavirus

Indian Police Are Being Accused of Beating a Man to Death for Violating the Coronavirus Lockdown

Disturbing videos are circulating of police officers beating and humiliating people who they believe have violated the new nationwide lockdown.
Tim Hume
3.26.20
Coronavirus

Indian Doctors Are Being Thrown Out of Their Homes Over Fears They'll Spread Coronavirus

India is locked down, but some doctors are getting locked out.
Tim Hume
3.25.20
Coronavirus

Nurses Are Angry the Tube Is Still Packed Even Though the UK Is on Lockdown

“I love my job, but now I'm risking my health just on the journey in?!”
Tim Hume
3.25.20
Coronavirus

Syria Confirms Its First Coronavirus Case: ‘It's Our Worst Nightmare’

For weeks, the Assad government has denied Syria has any coronavirus cases, but health and humanitarian workers suspect it is already widespread.
Tim Hume
3.23.20
Coronavirus

Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Is So High That One City’s Crematorium Can’t Keep Up

Bergamo, in northern Italy, called in the military to transport its dead to crematoriums around the country.
Tim Hume
3.19.20
Coronavirus

NHS Doctors Are Begging the Government to Test Them for Coronavirus

“They are abandoning the basic principles for dealing with an epidemic, which are to test whenever possible, trace contacts, and contain."
Tim Hume
3.18.20
Coronavirus

Italy May Soon Be Forced to Stop Treating Coronavirus Patients Over 80

A plan for the next phase of Italy's response lays out criteria for determining who gets intensive care treatment and who doesn't.
Tim Hume
3.16.20
Coronavirus

Italy Is a Ghost Town Because of Coronavirus. The Rest of Europe Is Next

Italy has seen a huge jump in coronavirus deaths, and has responded by closing all shops except pharmacies and food retailers.
Tim Hume
3.12.20
Coronavirus

Boris Johnson Won't Be Tested for Coronavirus, Even Though a Minister Has It

Junior health minister Nadine Dorries and one of her staffers are ill, but government sources say the PM won't need testing.
Tim Hume
3.11.20
Coronavirus

Coronavirus Has Northern Italy's Hospitals on the Brink of Collapse

"The war has literally exploded and battles are uninterrupted day and night."
Tim Hume
3.11.20
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