The app launched in late March has millions of users in the U.S. and U.K.
The U.S. has called for Taiwan to be invited to the coming World Health Assembly as an observer, a move that goes against Beijing's "One China" policy.
Doctors at a COVID-19 clinic in Florida published findings on 72 of their patients.
WHO's "solidarity" trial is testing four different potential treatments in more than 100 countries.
The enzyme that the coronavirus uses to enter our lung cells is also present in the gut, scientists explained.
The study involved five children in China who visited a hospital for conditions thought to be unrelated to the coroanvirus.
Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 technical lead at the World Health Organization, implored countries to implement sufficient contact tracing to break the chain of transmission.
A paper stating a mutation to the coronavirus which causes COVID-19 is of "urgent concern" went viral this week, but experts told Newsweek that's not as worrying as it sounds.
Researchers looked for the genetic material of the coronavirus in wastewater.
"The ability to test possible cases has only ramped up in the last few months, so many people who ought to have been tested were not tested," one expert told Newsweek.
A World Health Organization representative also warned that the virus may "come back again."
Scientists studied gut cells in a lab to explore their role in coronavirus infections.
The unexplained multi-system inflammatory syndrome has also been reported in children in the U.K..
Scientists studied the blood of over a dozen COVID-19 patients.
The team hopes their findings could aid the development of specific treatments for COVID-19.
Scientists used a mathematical model to map how the body interacts with the coronavirus.
Airlines are following face-covering recommendations by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There are currently no specific drugs to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
"The fate of vaccine trials has several hurdles to cross and nothing is guaranteed, but that should not stop us from trying," Sanjay Mishra of Vanderbilt University Medical Center told Newsweek.
"We must be prepared for at least another 18 to 24 months of significant COVID-19 activity, with hot spots popping up periodically in diverse geographic areas," the CIDRAP report read.
The drugs should only be used to treat patients taking part in carefully designed clinical trials, according to the authors of the review published in FASEB Journal.
Marissa Baker of the University of Washington School of Public Health said: "Our findings serve as an important reminder that the workplace should be a focus for public health intervention, especially during disease outbreaks such as COVID-19."
The drug blocks the virus from entering cells in the airways.
Study co-author Dr. Ting Ma of the Harbin Institute of Technology said the study "may demonstrate the huge scale of testing and contact tracing that's needed to reduce the virus spreading."
"Only by working together in solidarity and led by science can we end the #COVID19 pandemic," the World Health Organization's director-general wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19.
Professor Jenny Graves of Australia's La Trobe University believes a combination of genes, hormones, behavior, and the immune system may make men more susceptible to the disease.
Patricia Dowd, 57, died on February 6.
Scientists studied data on over 2,000 people to explore the potential link between gut microbes and the disease caused by the coronavirus.