Brazil jumps to world No 2 in COVID-19 cases, behind the US

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil became the world No 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday (May 22),…

Japan likely to completely lift coronavirus state of emergency on Monday

The likelihood of the Japanese government lifting a state of emergency in Tokyo and nearby prefectures,…

US plans massive COVID-19 vaccine testing effort to meet year-end deadline

CHICAGO: The United States plans a massive testing effort involving more than 100,000 volunteers and a…

Coronavirus: Half of Fox News viewers think Bill Gates is using pandemic to microchip them, survey suggests

Half of Fox News viewers believe that Bill Gates wants to use a coronavirus vaccine to…

It’s All in the Genes! Why Covid-19 May Infect Less Children Than Adults

A child wearing a face mask stands surrounded by shoes in London, Britain. (Reuters) The researchers…

B.C. reports 3 new deaths, 18 new cases of COVID-19

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Mexico says it has avoided COVID-19 ‘deluge’ even as cases mount

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s government said on Friday (May 22) it had the coronavirus outbreak under control…

Myanmar News Editor Jailed for 2 Years Over Error in Reporting Coronavirus Death

Representative image. Chief editor Zaw Ye Htet was arrested April 13, the same day his online…

A ‘soft landfall’: Africa coronavirus cases surpass 100,000, but deaths remain low – National

Africa’s coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said…

Coronavirus vaccine trial shows promising results ahead of Canadian tests

An early trial of a prospective COVID-19 vaccine that will soon be tested on Canadians…

UK Expands Visa Reprieve for Covid-19 Stranded Foreigners to July 31

A couple wear face masks as they visit Buckingham Palace in London on March 14, 2020.…

Egypt’s Cabinet Approves ‘Coronavirus Tax’, Sparks Online Criticism

Representative Image (Photo: Reuters) The draft law imposes the deductions across the public and private sectors…

South America ‘a new epicentre’ of COVID-19: WHO

GENEVA: South America has become “a new epicentre” of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the World Health…

Coronavirus: Mayors in Italy hit out over a lack of social distancing after lockdown eased

Italians are gradually returning to their old habits after lockdown was further eased this week. It…

Covid-19 Virus ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ by Touching Surfaces and Objects, Says US CDC

Representative image of coronavirus. (Reuters via Nexu Science Communications) The CDC in its guidance also said…

Nova Scotia modifies coronavirus testing criteria as province remains at 29 active cases

Starting Friday, Nova Scotia has expanded the symptoms it is asking residents to monitor for…

Homeless under lockdown: the forgotten faces of France’s coronavirus nightmare

In this episode of Unreported Europe, Euronews” Valerie Gauriat reports on the desperate plight of asylum…

Coronavirus: New York cases at lowest level since outbreak began, Cuomo says

The number of new coronavirus cases per day in New York state is at the lowest…

HCQ Drug, Touted by Trump as Covid-19 Treatment, Tied to Increased Risk of Death, Finds Lancet Study

The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking and…

One unlikely victim of the cornavirus pandemic: Robocalls – National

Have you been missing something amid the novel coronavirus lockdowns and stay-at-home orders? No, not…

Coronavirus: COVID-19 pandemic disrupting vaccination for at least 80 million babies, warns WHO

At least 80 million babies are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio…

Coronavirus outbreak: Quebec announces gradual reopening of museums, drive-in cinemas, libraries

There is hope that Quebecers will be able to enjoy some semblance of summer as…

Analysis: Can the aviation industry survive the coronavirus crisis?

It was yet again another bad week for the airline industry, with more relentlessly depressing news.…

Conservatives propose declaring Parliament an ‘essential service’ amid COVID-19 crisis – National

Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer called Friday for Parliament to be declared an essential service so…

The EU COVID-19 response must foster sustainability to support fishing incomes and ecosystems ǀ View

Our relationship with nature is our link to life; and that link is under strain. The…

Coronavirus: Ontario mosques find new ways to celebrate Eid during COVID-19 pandemic – National

Mosques across Ontario are trying to salvage Eid celebrations as best they can during the…

How are Middle East celebrities driving digital solidarity amid COVID-19?

Communities across the Middle East and North Africa are exploring ways to counter the impact of…

Italy’s daily COVID-19 death toll dips, new cases steady

ROME: Italy recorded 130 new deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic on Friday against 156 the day…

How are UAE initiatives helping low-income families admits pandemic?

Charitable initiatives have been launched at the federal level of government in the United Arab Emirates,…

Japan to subsidize mass production of eventual coronavirus vaccine

The government has decided to facilitate large-scale manufacturing of coronavirus vaccines by launching a subsidy program…