The World Health Organization (WHO) gave the coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China, an official name: COVID-19. The most recent figures indicate there are more than 45,000 infections worldwide and the virus has killed more than 1,100 people.

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk and aid agency Red Cross have teamed up to try to improve the treatment of chronic diseases among the millions affected by conflicts and humanitarian crises in countries such as Syria and Yemen.