Long queues form in HCM City as residents wait to buy dragon fruit bread Hundreds of local residents stood in long queues in front of a bakery in HCM City on February 17 as they waited to purchase fresh dragon fruit bread amid fears surrounding the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. … [Read more...] about Popular Banh Mi shops located through Old Quarter in Hanoi
15 year old university student
Knowing that her 15-year-old son may have to return to school next week, Truong Anh Dao, 47, spoke to the parents of some other children in his class at Nguyen Trai High School, and they all wondered who could guarantee that students or their family members have not had contact with infected people. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus has parents divided about schools reopening
According to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy, returnees who made entries or travelled to coronavirus-hit areas in the RoK will be sent to quarantine sites, while home-quarantine is applied for those coming from affected localities for less than 14 days. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese PM lauds medical workers’ contributions to COVID-19 fight
The Ministry of Education and Training has proposed continuing the closure of schools from nursery and secondary levels for an additional one to two weeks as part of coronavirus prevention measures. The proposal was sent to the chairman of cities and provinces' people's committee on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Further school shutdown proposed due to coronavirus fear
There are fears that the outbreak may tip Italy into economic recession. The BBC's Mark Lowen in Milan says fear is the reason for the city's empty cafes and many hotel cancellations. But the Milan authorities have put out a slick video on social media to woo people back to the city. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Europe: epidemic or ‘infodemic’?