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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, the health ministry said on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world’s second most populous...

Coronavirus infections have surpassed 6.3 million globally on June 2, with more than 377,000 deaths linked to COVID-19. Although countries like New Zealand have come out on top due to widespread lockdown...

LONDON (Reuters) – Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated...

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km (620 miles) away from an ongoing outbreak of the same...

ROME (Reuters) – Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 75 on Sunday, against 111 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases fell to 355...

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ROME (Reuters) – Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 111 on Saturday, against 87 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases fell to 416...

LONDON (Reuters) – England risks losing control of the coronavirus pandemic again because it is starting to lift its lockdown without a fully operational track and trace programme in place, three...

HAVANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another...

Those Florida parks will reopen with new measures in place to protect staff and guests from the spread of COVID-19, including additional screenings, increased sanitation, social distancing measures,...

Knott’s Berry Farm Knott's Berry Farm, located in Buena Park, California, has not confirmed a date to reopen, "The safety of our guests and associates has always been and will...

Beaches & Boardwalks Cultural centers in Europe are ready to welcome guests once again. But, before you go, there are a few new...

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is unlikely to change its academic year to start in September rather than April in either 2020 or 2021, domestic media said on Thursday, despite calls for reform that advocates...

The team of researchers observed that death figures in countries where men have shorter ring fingers were up to a third higher. The experts explained that the ring finger length is conditioned by...

Australia ‘has BEATEN coronavirus’: Top health official says a second wave of COVID-19 is unlikely as transmission rates plunge to nearly zero – with just 30 patients in hospital nationwide The...

POMPEII, Italy (Reuters) – Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and later unearthed, is ready to rise again from the catastrophe of the coronavirus pandemic....