Coronavirus: India is turning to faster tests to meet targets

Image copyright EPA Image caption Collecting a swab sample in India’s capital, Delhi India’s Prime Minister,…

Canada reports 4 more coronavirus deaths, more than 400 new cases – National

On Friday, Canada reported 405 cases of the novel coronavirus, as well as four more…

COVID-19 deaths in Latin America hit global high

MONTEVIDEO: Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday (Aug 7) to become the region hardest-hit…

Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll nears 100,000 as Australia struggles to contain cases | World news

Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann’s foundation and other business interests will fund the building of factory to…

Anthony Fauci says COVID-19 vaccine may be partially effective | News

An approved coronavirus vaccine could end up being effective only 50 to 60 percent of the…

Japan reports another single-day record for coronavirus cases

Japan confirmed a record 1,607 new coronavirus infections on Friday, as cases continue to mount throughout…

Three Vancouver cops contract COVID-19 after responding to ‘out-of-control’ party: union

Three Vancouver police officers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus after responding to a…

Rare syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in nearly 600 US children: CDC

REUTERS: Nearly 600 children were admitted to US hospitals with a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with the…

Postal Service loses $2.2bn amid coronavirus pandemic as it faces growing pressure over mail-in voting

The US postal service said it has lost $2.2bn in the three months running up to…

Ireland Finds U.S. Tourists During Pandemic May Be Trouble. But So Is Their Absence : NPR

A street in Dingle, Ireland. Teri Schultz for NPR hide caption toggle caption Teri Schultz for…

Families at Melbourne nursing home say staff testing was delayed after coronavirus case | Australia news

Private sector aged care giant Estia is battling a third Covid-19 outbreak in Melbourne after two…

Cadets train at West Point amid a pandemic

The pandemic is not stopping summer training at West Point. Cadets had to wear masks…

Vegas tourism down 71% in June, showing cost of coronavirus

LAS VEGAS – Tourism officials marked another index of the economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic…

Coronavirus deaths in Latin America hit global high – Raw Story

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit by coronavirus…

Big jump in Italy’s daily new COVID-19 cases driven by travel

ROME — The number of daily new coronavirus infections in Italy jumped 38 per cent higher…

Commentary: How much will COVID-19 lockdowns slow the effects of climate change?

Commentary Commentary Lockdowns have seen huge changes in travel and consumption patterns, which could bode well…

California county will pay people diagnosed with coronavirus $1,250 to stay home

A California county has approved a pilot programme that will provide residents who test positive for…

‘Wishful thinking’: the dangers of UK hype during Covid-19 | World news

They were billed by the UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, as “lifesaving” and “hugely beneficial”: two…

​As Latin America Looks to a COVID Recovery, It Will Need to Tackle its Growing Middle-Class Angst — Global Issues

The confinement policies put in place to address COVID have discouraged mass political gatherings, but the…

Why the Coronavirus is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu

For a spiky sphere just 120 nanometers wide, the coronavirus can be a remarkably cosmopolitan traveler.…

Commentary: How much tariffs will be levied on a COVID-19 vaccine?

LONDON: It’s been almost nine months since the COVID-19 pandemic was first reported in Wuhan, China,…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Tracker

As the U.S. stimulus talks falter again, Trump’s advisers say they would tell him to act…

Congress’ last-ditch talks on virus stimulus fail

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Meadows (left) and Steven Mnuchin represent the White House…

New York moved homeless people into hotels in wealthy neighbourhoods to protect them against coronavirus. Residents complained

New York was in the midst of a record homelessness crisis even before the coronavirus hit.…

Coronavirus: France records sharp jump in Covid-19 cases amid travel restriction fear

The French government has said it recorded 2,288 new coronavirus cases on Friday, amid mounting concerns…

No set guidelines for calling off US Open if COVID outbreak

A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open, but the U.S.…

US Schools Reopen For In-Person Classes In Coronavirus Hotspots

Public schools being disinfected as US prepared for the safe reopening of schools Washington: Undeterred by…

Coronavirus Take Force’s Dr. Birx tells 9 cities ‘get on top of it’ as positive cases rise

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told several state and local officials in nine…

Fauci warns COVID-19 vaccine may be only partially effective, public health measures still needed

REUTERS: An approved coronavirus vaccine could end up being effective only 50-60 per cent of the…

Italian Wine Windows Open During Pandemic, Bringing Back Bubonic Plague Tradition : NPR

Businesses in Italy are beginning to sell wine and other drinks out of small pint-sized holes.…