Kim Jong-un Orders Lockdown as North Korea Reports First Covid Cases

If North Korea fails to bring the outbreak under control, it “could face a serious food crisis and the kind of great confusion we have seen in China recently,” Mr.…

Covid Outbreak in Beijing Prompts Panic Buying and Lockdown Fears

The largest area where residents are locked down or discouraged from leaving their homes covers about a square mile of southern Chaoyang district, across a wide avenue from the Beijing…

Shanghai’s Covid Lockdown Has Caused Food Shortages, Residents Say

Before Guan Zejun’s apartment block was locked down on March 27, he bought enough noodles and bread to last a week. He figured that if he ran out, he could…

Many Teens Report Emotional and Physical Abuse by Parents During Lockdown

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on adolescents’ mental health during the coronavirus pandemic suggests that for many teenagers who were ordered to stay at home,…

London Police Issue Fines for Downing Street Lockdown Parties

LONDON — Reviving a politically dangerous scandal for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the London police on Tuesday levied 20 fines on people accused of breaching Covid lockdown restrictions by attending…

How This Teenager Launched A Successful Influencer Marketing Business During Lockdown

Christian Di Bratto Rosanna Luca Having played and watched hockey all his life, Toronto-based teenager Christian Di Bratto knew a lot about brand partnerships and the exclusivity deals that players…