The World Health Organization's director-general noted that many countries could have implemented procedures to mitigate the coronavirus' spread much earlier, per the recommendations outlined in its January 30 public health emergency declaration.
Professor Brendan Wren of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine told Newsweek the varying levels of severity people experience with the virus may partly be down to differences in individuals' immune systems.
Experts stressed that most children have a mild case of COVID-19.
Researchers in Italy first reported skin problems as a potential COVID-19 symptom in March.
The UN agency says there is a danger that those who have recovered from COVID-19 might ignore public health advice.
The figure best-suited to understanding the virus is the infection fatality rate, or the percentage of people who die after catching the coronavirus.
The study involved patients treated at a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in China.
Trump halted funding on April 14, citing the agency's criticism to his travel ban and its statements in January that said COVID-19 did not spread through human-to-human contact.
Pet owners with COVID-19 should avoid "petting, snuggling, being kissed or licked, and sharing food or bedding" with their animals, the USDA said.
There are over 100 potential vaccines in development around the world, with the Oxford group among the first to test theirs in human volunteers.
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it was understandable that people were getting frustrated being locked inside, but the virus will be with us for some time.
Researcher tested wastewater in France for their study.
While there is no evidence that food packaging is linked to contracting the coronavirus, studies show the virus can live on surfaces for up to three days.
Lockdown measures across the world have led to large decreases in vehicle traffic and industrial activity.
Dr. Jeremy Farrar told Newsweek a vaccine that offers protection for even 12 months "would be a massive breakthrough."
Experts told Newsweek how a person should decide whether to self-isolate when they aren't sure if they have COVID-19 or the allergy.
Jean-Yves Le Drian told Le Monde that the coronavirus pandemic was causing a "widening of fractures that have plagued the international order for years."
The incident took place in the Rakhine state, which has been in conflict due to the ongoing civil war between Myanmar's military and Arakan Army rebels.
Mass testing could cost up to $300 billion over two years, but this is "dwarfed by the economic cost of continued collective quarantine of $100 to 350 billion a month," said the authors of a report published by Harvard.
The international health group's net approval rating has fallen from 54 percent at the start of April to 25 percent at the end of last week.
There is currently no way of specifically treating or preventing COVID-19.
"Trust us. The worst is yet ahead of us," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a recent news briefing. "Let's prevent this tragedy. It's a virus that many people still don't understand."
The fact children are less likely to die from or have severe COVID-19 has "created a sense of complacency that 'COVID-19 is not a major concern for children's health'," the scientists wrote.
"It's going to take us a while to really map and trace this particular virus, map it through its experience in humans, and get the scientific evidence of where this virus originated."
The vice director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology spoke out to defend the Wuhan biosafety lab from allegations the coronavirus was created by the Chinese scientists.
There is currently no specific treatment for COVID-19.
Adam Lauring of University of Michigan Medical School told Newsweek: "This claim is a conspiracy theory and it is not supported at all by the available data."