‘I have to do this’: Myanmar garment workers forced into sex work by Covid | Global development

When Hla, 19, tried to go back to work seven months ago after having a baby,…

US on brink of rampant Covid-19 spread, Europe hospitals strained

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. states were in a danger zone of coronavirus spread and six, including…

Jordan announces record daily new COVID-19 cases

AMMAN: Jordan on Wednesday (Oct 21) reported 2,648 new COVID-19 cases, its highest daily number since the…

The Latest: India issues virus warning ahead of state polls

NEW DELHI — Indian authorities are worried elections in the third-largest state and a religious congregation…

You Can Now Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in China

Li Shurui didn’t hesitate. Faced with putting his life on hold indefinitely or the risk of…

Friendly skies: App would help travellers comply with COVID tests | US & Canada News

A smartphone app could make it easier for travellers to securely show they have complied with…

Japan weighs easing coronavirus rule for short business trips from abroad

Japan is considering exempting businesspeople entering Japan on a 72-hour or less short stay from the…

Astronaut and cosmonauts return to Earth after mission launched during pandemic

An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS)…

Ardern urged to review New Zealand Covid measures after election landslide | New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern won New Zealand’s election with a commanding majority, in part attributed to her handling…

Britain partners with Oxford firm to assess coronavirus vaccine T cell responses

LONDON: Britain on Thursday said it would partner with an Oxford-based firm to provide testing for…

Trump’s security adviser Robert O’Brien accuses China of stealing COVID-19 vaccine research

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser accused China on Wednesday (Oct 21) of trying to…

Why countries are resorting to coronavirus lockdowns again

Ireland is not alone in moving toward drastic action, although the extent of measures varies. The…

COVID-19 vaccine trials evaluating mostly mild cases, not designed to prove they can save lives: Expert

PARIS: The COVID-19 vaccine trials currently being carried out evaluate mostly mild cases and are not…

France Covid-19 cases surpasses 1 million

PARIS: The number of people, who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in France, has surpassed 1…

Puerto Rico closes 911 call centres after employees test positive for coronavirus – National

All of Puerto Rico’s 911 call centres were shut down Wednesday night after several employees…

Puerto Rico shutters 911 call centers amid COVID-19 cases

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: All of Puerto Rico’s 911 call centers were shut down on Wednesday…

AstraZeneca, J&J could resume COVID vaccine trials this week | Europe News

The firms’ COVID vaccine trials, which are backed by the US’s Operation Warp Speed, were temporarily…

AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteer Dies, Testing to Continue

A test tube labelled with the Vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this…

Barack Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Barack Obama laid into US President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, his culpability in national…

Puerto Rico shutters 911 call centres amid coronavirus cases

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – All of Puerto Rico’s 911 call centres were shut down Wednesday…

Puerto Rico shutters 911 call centers amid coronavirus cases

Officials have shut down all of Puerto Rico’s 911 call centers after several employees tested positive…

Volunteer in AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine test dies in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO: A volunteer participating in clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University…

Coronavirus crisis has intensified UK’s wealth divide, data reveals | World news

Official figures have laid bare the huge financial divide in the UK caused by the coronavirus…

COVID-19 ravages US Midwest as cases, deaths surge | News

Record death increases were reported across four states in the US, which already has the highest…

Mum abandons newborn in Italy hospital after baby tested positive for coronavirus

A MOTHER who took her daughter to the hospital after the baby fell ill with Covid-19…

COVID-19 vaccine trials ‘can’t detect’ virus risk reduction: Expert

PARIS: None of the trials of COVID-19 candidate vaccines can detect a reduction in serious outcomes such as…

Women aged 50-60 at greatest risk of ‘long Covid’, experts suggest | World news

Women aged 50-60 are at greatest risk of developing “long Covid”, analysis suggests. Older age and…

US COVID-19 hospitalisations hit two-month peak

WISCONSIN: The number of COVID-19 patients in US hospitals hit 40,000 for the first time since…

The man who ‘banned’ coronavirus

John Magufuli (C) speaks during the official launch of his party’s campaign for the October general…

Tanzania President John Magufuli: The man who ‘banned’ coronavirus

By Basillioh MutahiBBC News, Nairobi image copyrightGetty Images Tanzania President John Magufuli’s idiosyncratic handling of the…