Facing supply shortages and the fear that this could just be the beginning, a nurse working in a New York City emergency room, with 12 years' experience, tells the BBC what it's like on the front lines of America's coronavirus outbreak. What have you been seeing in ER in the last few weeks?We've seen an influx of patients that are coming in with the typical Covid symptom - fever, cough, sometimes sore throat, lung pain, chest pain. Other people are coming in with gastro-intestinal symptoms which
The US justice department is investigating alleged insider trading by lawmakers who sold stocks just before the coronavirus pandemic sparked a major market downturn, according to US media. Republican Senator Richard Burr is said to be among those to have been contacted by the FBI. Mr Burr, 64, has denied wrongdoing. It is illegal for Congress members to trade based on non-public information gathered during their official duties. He has said he relied solely on publicly available news reports. Ea
Twenty-five years after the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez - the first woman in Tejano music to win a Grammy - her legacy lives on in the voices of those like Jennifer Lopez, who broke out playing Selena on screen, and Selena Gomez, who is named for the singer, as well as all those Latinx voices she continues to inspire, writes Ximena Larkin.