Poland reported its highest number of new daily coronavirus cases since the global pandemic started for the third day in a row on Saturday, with … Read more
Boris Johnson has ordered more police officers onto the streets to enforce the wearing of face coverings which will become compulsory by law in most … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 955 to 209,653, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising by 292,527.
The biggest increases were from … Read more
The first two COVID-19 vaccines to enter large-scale U.S. trials will not be tested in pregnant women this year, raising questions about how this vulnerable … Read more
Four crew members on a Norwegian cruise vessel were diagnosed with COVID-19 after it arrived at the Arctic port of Tromsoe early on Friday, said … Read more
Italian President Sergio Mattarella recalled the thousands of Italians who have died because of COVID-19 on Friday and warned against lowering the guard with respect … Read more
Egypt reported 321 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the health ministry said, the lowest figure since May 3.
In total, 94,078 COVID-19 cases have been … Read more
France reported 1,346 new coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the total to 187,919 as the daily tally of new cases remained above 1,300 for the … Read more
Mexico surpassed Britain as the country with the third-highest coronavirus death toll on Friday, as the pandemic reaches new milestones in Latin America and threatens … Read more
California and Florida, two of the most populous U.S. states, reported record increases in COVID-19 deaths on Friday, according to a Reuters tally.
Florida reported … Read more
Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory in all indoor public spaces and also in outdoor spaces where proper social distancing cannot be observed, its deputy civil … Read more
Based on the novel coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday, 3 August, people arriving in Estonia from 18 countries, including Malta, will need to self-isolate … Read more
U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by almost 25,000 in July and cases doubled in at least 18 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally, … Read more
Roche’s attempt to retool its rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra/RoActemra to treat patients hospitalised with severe COVID-19-related pneumonia has failed in a late-stage trial, the Swiss … Read more
Given the risks that strains the public health and healthcare service the Superintendence of Public Health reiterates its position that it is not in favour … Read more
Worried South Koreans are putting banknotes in their microwaves and washing machines, damaging the bills in their attempts to cleanse them of the coronavirus.
The … Read more
Global social distancing rules targeting coronavirus have pushed influenza infection rates to a record low, early figures show, signalling that the measures are having an … Read more
China reported 127 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on July 30, up from 105 the previous day, the country’s health authority said on Friday, … Read more
Portugal’s gross domestic product shrank 14.1% in the second quarter of 2020, marking the biggest contraction ever, as lockdowns imposed to contain the spread of … Read more
The Philippine health ministry on Friday confirmed 4,063 novel coronavirus infections, reporting the highest daily case increase in Southeast Asia for a second straight day.… Read more
The Trump administration anticipates launching a far-reaching promotions campaign by November to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, contingent on evidence that a … Read more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that a recent uptick in infections was a “warning light” which means he has to hit the brakes on … Read more
France gave local governments the power on Friday to make the wearing of face masks compulsory in public, and a mandate was imposed in the … Read more
Australia’s Victoria state recorded its second-highest day of new COVID-19 infections on Friday as its premier rebuked residents for evading lockdown and flagged the prospect … Read more
Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, … Read more
There is no “zero risk” strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and essential travel for emergencies should remain the priority, … Read more
Poland reported its highest number of new daily coronavirus cases since the global pandemic started for the second day in a row on Friday, with … Read more
Germany will force people returning from three Spanish regions, including Catalonia – home to Barcelona – to go into quarantine or take a coronavirus test, … Read more
AstraZeneca has been granted protection from future product liability claims related to its COVID-19 vaccine hopeful by most of the countries it has so far … Read more
The epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States showed signs of shifting to the Midwest on Thursday while Sunbelt states were hopeful that … Read more
Spain on Thursday reported the biggest daily jump in new coronavirus cases since its lockdown ended, topping more than 1,000 infections for the second day … Read more
Clubbers in Portugal eager to shake off the coronavirus blues will have to wait a little longer to dance the night away, as nightclubs … Read more
The Italian government is postponing the reopening of discos, festivals and fairs following the increase in new coronavirus cases.
The decision was taken to avoid … Read more
Jet2 has warned some of its customers in Spain that they should return to the UK earlier than planned or risk having to make their … Read more
Poland may have to reimpose quarantine for travellers from countries such as Spain to contain the coronavirus, its prime minister said on Thursday after the … Read more
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has said he is concerned about his side having to travel to Spain for their Champions League clash against Barcelona … Read more
Countries should gradually lift international travel measures based on a thorough risk assessment and must prioritise essential travel for emergencies, the World Health Organization (WHO) … Read more
Norway will re-impose a 10-day quarantine requirement for people arriving from Belgium from Aug. 1 after a rise in COVID-19 cases there, the Foreign Ministry … Read more
Young people letting down their guard to enjoy the summer holidays are partly driving a spike in new COVID-19 cases in some countries, the World … Read more
The UK government reimposed quarantine rules for travellers arriving from Luxembourg on Thursday after a spike in coronavirus cases there.
Britons have been given just … Read more
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 … Read more
An artificial intelligence robot checks the body temperature of passengers at a bus terminal in Gwangju, South Korea, 30 July 2020.
The robot is also … Read more
The Austrian economy shrank by 10.7% in the second quarter, marking its biggest contraction since World War Two, as the coronavirus pandemic hit both … Read more
Global oil demand might never return to levels seen before the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said on … Read more