Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Britain’s health minister said on Friday that the novel coronavirus was accelerating across the country, with hospital admissions doubling every eight days, but refused to say if another national lockdown would be imposed next month. The United Kingdom has reported...
The knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic have halted and reversed global health progress, setting it back 25 years and exposing millions to the risk of deadly disease and poverty, a report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
In a year when the coronavirus pandemic has reshaped countless American rituals, even the commemoration of 9/11 could not escape unchanged. The 19th anniversary of the terror attacks will be marked by dueling ceremonies at the September 11 memorial plaza...
India displaced Brazil on Monday to take second place after the United States in terms of coronavirus infections, with 90,082 new cases whose numbers are expected to grow, while some cities re-opened underground train services shuttered for months. With its...
Coronavirus cases in Europe   are "almost back" to the levels seen in March when infection rates first peaked, scientists have warned as concerns grow over a potential second wave. Countries across the continent have been easing lockdowns and reopening restaurants, retail...
France reported its highest daily level of coronavirus cases since the end of a two-month lockdown period in May. The French health ministry on Sunday reported 4,897 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, which is a jump from...
Germany added Croatia's coastal regions of Sibenik-Knin and Split-Dalmatia to the list of "high-risk" areas, meaning all travellers have to undergo testing and a 14-day quarantine upon arrival in the country. It comes after Germany announced on Thursday 1,707 new...
Europe's concerns of a coronavirus resurgence have been heightened again amid a warning that Germany has already entered a second wave of the virus, while France braces for worse to possibly come. The head of Germany's doctors' union Susanne Johna...
The eurozone economy shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the previous one — the biggest drop on record, Eurostat announced on Friday. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the whole European Union is meanwhile...
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday kicked off U.S. human safety trials for its COVID-19 vaccine after releasing details of a study in monkeys that showed its best-performing vaccine candidate offered strong protection in a single dose. When exposed to the...

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