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By Lian Buan in Manila The Philippines Department of Health has announced 34 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, bringing the...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Port Moresby There is no other way to say this to the government of Papua New Guinea. Prime Minister James Marape,...

By Sela Jane Hopgood of RNZ Pacific The cancellation of this year's New Zealand Pasifika Festival in Auckland because of coronavirus fears is expected to...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Several cabinet members of the Duterte government are placing themselves under quarantine in an effort to prevent the spread of...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded the first coronavirus case in the Pacific Islands. President Edouard Fritch said the carrier was one of French Polynesia's...

By Marchio Irfan Gorbiano in Jakarta Indonesia has reported its first death from the Covid-19 coronavirus today, a 53-year-old woman and foreign citizen identified as...

By Dr Crispin Maslog in Manila As fake news on Covid-19 spreads faster than the virus, scientists call for a halt to the "infodemic". As China...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has rejected calls to place Metro Manila on lockdown after health officials recorded a spike in Covid-19...

By RNZ News A public health professor says the World Health Organisation's failure to declare Covid-19 a pandemic is giving New Zealanders a false sense...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Colin Tukuitonga As Covid-19 coronavirus continues to cause considerable concern globally, we must remind ourselves that New Zealand has a good response...

By Ardilla Syakriah, Rizki Fachriansyah and Muh. Ibnu Aqil in Jakarta Indonesia’s first two confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus patients claim that media coverage and discussion on...

By RNZ News A third case of Covid-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in New Zealand. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield told RNZ's Morning Report that...

Pacific Media Centre Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) staff are calling for restraint and calm as a New Zealand family in isolation for Covid-19...

By Sri Krishnamurthi Former Director of Public Health Dr Colin Tukuitonga says it is incumbent on New Zealand to screen passengers travelling to and from...

By Marchio Irfan Gorbiano in Jakarta President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has announced that two Indonesians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the...

By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch Authorities and the media alike knew it was just a matter of time before New Zealand had its first...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed today that a suspected case of Covid-19 coronavirus has tested positive in New Zealand. Ardern said the person...

Pacific Media Centre Papua New Guinea's Minister for State Enterprises Sasindran Muthuvel has reassured the nation that Air Niugini is taking all necessary steps to...

By Global Voices A backlash against China’s official response to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has left local officials and the central government scrambling to offset...

By RNZ Pacific Four cruise ships have been refused entry into Tonga due to health warnings following the global covid-19, or coronavirus, outbreak. The Nuku'alofa Tourism...

BACKGROUNDER: By Oiwan Lam Former human rights lawyer and famous citizen journalist Chen Qiushi arrived in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on...

By RNZ Pacific Thirty Pacific islanders are being quarantined at a New Zealand military base, following their evacuation from China. They are among 193 evacuees who...