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...

CDC says, kids may not be recommended for COVID-19 vaccination initially

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday that COVID-19 vaccines may not be initially recommended for children, when they...

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