Coronavirus

A man in New Zealand has been arrested after breaking out of quarantine to go to an off licence. The man, in his 50s, is said to have cut through fence ties at the facility in Hamilton, leaving the premises...

Contact tracing apps flop in France and Australia: Smartphone technology produces just 14 alerts of coronavirus risk in three weeks because of Bluetooth issues and low numbers of connections, experts say Only...

Subtle, it’s not. But “The Line,” a documentary-style play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen (“The Exonerated”), cuts to the bone. In a series of tightly-focused closeup shots,...

THE UK's coronavirus death toll hit 44,650 today after 48 more fatalities in the smallest Friday rise since lockdown. Covid-19 victims in the past 24 hours were all in England with no new deaths in...

THIS map shows the coronavirus rate in countries Brits can fly to without having to quarantine when they get back from today. Holidaymakers can jet off to 75 countries and British overseas territories...

China raises emergency warning level amid new COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing Beijing slashes commercial flights, issues lockdown orders in a race to contain a new flare-up of COVID-19; Benjamin Hall has...

The US has seen a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations since mid-June. On Tuesday, the country reported more than 60,000 new infections. The US's epidemic curve is shooting upward, and...

Kazakhstan said China falsely claimed that the country is dealing with an "unknown pneumonia" that is deadlier than COVID-19. China's embassy in the country warned about a pneumonia "much...

THE coronavirus R rate has gone up again in England – hitting the crucial value of 1, new figures show. Across the whole of the UK the Covid-19 reproduction number has remained stable since last...

Coronavirus testing in the US is failing again as the country faces an unprecedented surge of new cases. As demand outpaces laboratories' capacities, the hardest-hit states are seeing weeks-long...

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in June of 2019 that his nightmare public health scenario was a "respiratory illness that easily spreads, and has a high degree of morbidity and some degree of mortality." Less...

A new study found that coronavirus may cause brain damage in survivors, even if they had a relatively mild case.  It's unclear how long the symptoms will last or if the brain damage will be...

We don't know how long coronavirus antibodies last. Recent research from Spain suggests they may disappear in some patients in a matter of weeks. Other studies suggest antibodies last a few...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures would...

In March, Sydney-based CAPA Centre for Aviation predicted that many airlines would have a hard time bouncing back financially amid the ongoing pandemic. Emerging from the crisis will be like entering...

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments....