The new coronavirus has now infected 1 million people across the world, a milestone reached just four months after it first surfaced in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Beyond the tragic number of cases and deaths, we're asking about life under lockdown. What are the effects on millions of ordinary citizens, as well as oppressed minorities like the Uighurs?
Iran's health ministry on Sunday reported 49 new deaths from the COVID-19 disease, the highest toll within 24 hours since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.
A US judge has just ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay the state of Oklahoma a $572 million fine for its role in the opioid crisis ravaging the United States.
It's an important case in a country where the generic drug industry has grown to be a powerful player.