Study suggests, ICUs without air-conditioning could shield doctors from COVID-19

By Anuron Kumar Mitra Intensive care units (ICUs) at hospitals treating COVID-19 patients should do away with air-conditioning to limit the risk of infecting doctors,...

Wales to impose two-week firebreak lockdown: ‘everyone must stay at home’

Wales on Monday said it would impose a 2-week sharp "firebreak" lockdown from Friday in which everybody apart from essential workers would have to...

U.S. screened over 1 million airline passengers Sunday for first time since March

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration screened more than 1 million airline passengers for the first time since mid-March. The number, 1.03 million, is still about...

Japan to test anti-virus measures at near-full baseball stadium

By Jack Tarrant Yokohama Stadium will hold three baseball games at around 80% capacity later this month as Japan looks to test its COVID-19 countermeasures...

Trump’s ‘lucky’ aides recovering from coronavirus

By Jeff Mason and Alexandra Alper Two weeks after the coronavirus spread through the White House, staffers have begun trickling back to the West Wing,...

‘Long COVID’ may affect multiple parts of body and mind

By Kate Kelland Ongoing illness after infection with COVID-19, sometimes called "long COVID", may not be one syndrome but possibly up to four causing a...

‘Exhausted’ French healthcare workers tell Macron to hire more medics

French healthcare workers protested against exhausting working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday and demanded the government hire more personnel. In the Riviera city...

Latest news

Pakistani PM writes to Facebooks Zuckerberg seeking ban on Islamophobic content

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking a ban on Islamophobic content on the social networking...

Trump goes on offensive against Biden with trip to New Hampshire

By Steve Holland President Donald Trump will go on the offensive against Democratic rival Joe Biden on Sunday with a campaign trip to New Hampshire,...

Cenovus Energy to buy Husky Energy in an all-stock deal valued at $23.6 billion

Cenovus Energy Inc will buy Husky Energy Inc in an all-stock transaction valued at $23.6 billion, the companies said in a statement on Sunday. Husky...

Pence’s staff at White House test positive for COVID-19

By Lisa Shumaker A new coronavirus outbreak at the White House involving Vice President Mike Pence's staff comes as the United States reported a near-record...

Belarus police fire stun grenades at protesters as opposition threatens national strike

Belarusian police used stun grenades against protesters on Sunday as tens of thousands of people headed towards Independence Palace in the capital Minsk demanding...