There are now more than 390,000 coronavirus cases around the world, and countries continue to take new measures to stop the pandemic's spread.
The United Kingdom has placed new restrictions on businesses and gatherings, and other European countries are on lockdown. On Tuesday, Spain announced more than 500 deaths, the worst single-day figure since the outbreak started there.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with the BBC's global affairs reporter Naomi Grimley (@naomigrimley).
This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.