Youth hostels in Europe have seen very modest growth in bookings in the past few weeks, but the Americas, Asia and Oceania remain very depressed … Read more
Foreign students coming to Germany this semester whose courses are online only will not be eligible for visas because of the pandemic, the German government … Read more
An Africa-wide study of antibodies to the coronavirus has begun, while evidence from a smaller study indicates that many more people have been infected than … Read more
Locked down, hot and desperate for a dip? If you live in Indianapolis and fancy putting a pool in your back yard there’s a three-week … Read more
The United States will extend to a ban on non-essential travel at land borders with Canada and Mexico for another 30 days as several states … Read more
Wearing face masks on public transport will be compulsory in Denmark from 22nd August following a spike in numbers of new coronavirus cases, prime minister … Read more
Spain ordered nightlife establishments to close and banned drinking on the street in an effort to stem a coronavirus resurgence – measures that caused anger … Read more
The Philippine health ministry on Saturday reported 4,351 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 159 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 157,918 infections … Read more
A steward reminds customers to wear a mask and respect social distance at a disco during Phase 3 of the COVID-19 emergency, in Rome, Italy, … Read more
The coronavirus pandemic in Malta continues to dominate the Italian headlines as Italian media reported that a woman who returned to Palermo from Malta is … Read more
South Korea reported 166 new coronavirus cases as of Friday, of which 155 were domestic, prompting the reimposition of tighter social distancing curbs in Seoul … Read more
New Zealand on Saturday reported seven new cases of the coronavirus as a lockdown in the country’s biggest city, Auckland, was extended on Friday in … Read more
Italian authorities in Perugia have opened a swabbing centre for coronavirus for passengers arriving solely from Malta.
Coronavirus swabs on passengers who have just arrived … Read more
Outbreaks of the coronavirus are happening across Europe and each country has to make its own decisions on how to halt them, Spain’s foreign minister … Read more
Coronavirus cases in Latin America, the region of the world worst-affected by the pandemic, exceeded 6 million on Friday and continued to accelerate, according to … Read more
The United Kingdom recorded 1,441 positive tests for COVID-19, the highest daily tally since June 14, government data showed on Friday.
Daily cases have come … Read more
Greece could be added to Britain’s mandatory two-week quarantine list if the number of Covid-19 cases in the country continues to surge.
Greece is experiencing … Read more
The colour codes for several countries and regions in Belgium’s travel zones system on the Foreign Affairs’ website will be adapted again on Friday afternoon, … Read more
The Philippines imposed a temporary ban on poultry meat imports from Brazil on Friday after two cities in China found traces of the new coronavirus … Read more
Belgian hospitals are stockpiling drugs and protective kits and putting in place contingency plans amid a continuing spike in new COVID-19 infections that has forced … Read more
Peru surpassed half a million coronavirus cases and has the highest fatality rate in Latin America, according to health ministry data, as the government struggles … Read more
The French government on Friday declared Paris and Marseille and its surrounding area high-risk zones for the coronavirus, granting authorities there powers to impose localised … Read more
Britons rushed to get back from summer holidays in France on Friday after their government said it would soon impose a 14-day quarantine on travellers … Read more
A majority of Russian doctors would not feel comfortable being injected with Russia’s new COVID-19 vaccine due to the lack of sufficient data about it … Read more
Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said, although the World Health Organization … Read more
The European Commission said on Friday it had reached a deal with British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca for the purchase of at least 300 million doses … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern extended a lockdown in the country’s biggest city on Friday in response to the first national coronavirus outbreak in … Read more
About a quarter of South Korea’s medical clinics closed on Friday for a one-day strike in protest at government plans to train new doctors, as … Read more
UK airline easyJet said it planned to operate its full schedule in the coming days despite last minute changes to quarantine rules for those arriving … Read more
The Portuguese capital and its surrounds will remain under tougher anti-coronavirus restrictions than the rest of the country until at least the end of August, … Read more
Russia reported 5,065 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing its nationwide tally to 912,823, the fourth highest caseload in the world.
Russia’s … Read more
China reported several cases of frozen food packaging contaminated with the novel coronavirus this week, while New Zealand said it is investigating the possibility … Read more
Musicals composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial.
Lloyd Webber announced the move on Twitter on Wednesday and received high praise … Read more
British life insurers paid 90 million pounds ($117.18 million) in claims related to deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the three months to end-May, the … Read more
According to data from the Ministry of Health there are 523 new infections and six deaths, two of which in Lombardy, where the new positives … Read more
Nearly 6% of people in England were likely infected with COVID-19 during the peak of the pandemic, researchers studying the prevalence of infections said on … Read more
The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported 4,002 more novel coronavirus infections and 23 additional deaths in the country.
In a bulletin, the ministry said … Read more
TUI, the world’s largest tourism company, sunk to a 1.1 billion euro loss in its third quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic stopped it providing holidays, … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) said it had appealed for $76 million in aid for Lebanon after last week’s massive explosion in Beirut destroyed or … Read more
Finland’s government backs public health authorities’ new recommendation to use facemasks on public transport and in other situations where social distancing is not possible, Prime … Read more
Argentina and Mexico will produce the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for most of Latin America, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced after a meeting with company executives … Read more
German Health Minister Jens Spahn on Thursday told ZDF television that he expected there would be a COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months and definitely … Read more
At least 800 people died around the world because of coronavirus-related misinformation in the first three months of this year, researchers say.
Many of the … Read more
Vaping may be associated with a five to seven times increased risk of COVID-19 among U.S. teenagers and young adults, a study published this week … Read more
The Philippines plans to start clinical trials for a Russian coronavirus vaccine in October, with President Rodrigo Duterte expected to be inoculated as early as … Read more
Spanish Red Cross members take part in a campaign to raise awareness among young people to avoid further spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 virus in … Read more