“Here in America, they are looking for toilet paper. In Italy, they are looking for food. There is a panic, not only (about) getting the virus but the fact that there is nothing to be eaten and there is no clean water," she said.
The 3-D printers have helped coronavirus patients breathe a little easier in the Italian epicentre of COVID-19.
Moscow and Lagos joined the roll call of cities around the world with empty streets, while Virginia and Maryland became the latest US states to announce stay-at-home orders, followed quickly by Washington DC.
The global death toll from the virus surged past 106,000 on Saturday, with the United States quickly becoming the epicentre of the pandemic that first emerged in China late last year.
The move is part of the country's proactive precautionary and preventive health measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, said the GCAA in a statement on Saturday.
Norway PM tells children it is OK to feel scared; WHO chief urges all nations to ‘test, test, test’; Rolls Royce, Ford asked to make ventilators; hotels may be used as hospitals.
Poland launched a smartphone app allowing people under a mandatory 14-day quarantine for coronavirus to send selfies to let authorities know they are indeed staying home.
According to the US entertainment industry union IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) about 120,000 people have already lost their jobs in Hollywood as a consequence of the outbreak.
The Pope left the Vatican unannounced to pray at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and then walked along one of Rome's main streets to visit St. Marcello church to pray before a crucifix that was used in a procession when the plague hit Rome in 1522.