Here's a quick little puzzle to keep busy.
Here is the solved nonogram (grey squares indicate gaps):
What does this produce?
A series of letters encoded in semaphore, which spell RACOON.
How does this relate to the title?
Seeing as the animal would actually be spelled 'RACCOON' (double C), this is not the intended answer as it stands. In actual fact, this word is intended to be an anagram of another word more prevalent in the news right now: CORONA(virus).