In recent weeks, officials from Mexico, Bangladesh and Pakistan have been quoted in the media, stating about the trials as a means to gain future access to approved vaccines
The WHO said the $600 million scheme would enable low- and middle-income countries to close the dramatic gap in testing for the new coronavirus
AIE announced that health authorities in Dubai will no longer accept RT-PCR Covid-19 test results from four laboratories in India.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of COVID-19 deaths worldwide has topped 1 million, with over 33 million confirmed cases and more than 23 million recoveries
The Netherlands joins neighbours in tightening coronavirus restrictions amid surge in cases
Since Antarctica can only be reached through a few air gateways or via ship, the attempt to prevent the virus from reaching the continent should be undertaken immediately, says report
The daughter of Esperanza Ugalde of Illinois alleged her mother died of COVID-19 that her father contracted at Aurora Packing Co's meat processing plant.
In total, 1,000,009 deaths have been officially recorded around the world out of 33,018,877 cases
WHO deploys help to refugees and migrants in Lesvos’s fire-burned camp in the midst of COVID-19 outbreak
There are currently 61 Covid-19 cases in a critical condition, and 130 cases receiving treatment.
Anyone can catch COVID-19; however, health professionals are especially vulnerable as they have greater exposure to the virus when treating patients.
The country has registered 88,600 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.
An estimated 80 000 people in Spain are infected with hepatitis C but have not received lifesaving direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs
A group of WHO experts worked together with national authorities in Ukraine for 2 weeks from 31 August 2020 to make sure rehabilitation services are fully functional and well-integrated into health care.
The mayor made the announcement days before indoor restaurant dining will resume in New York City on Sept. 30, with a limit of 25% occupancy.
China launched its emergency programme in July, having communicated with the WHO in late June, according to Zheng Zhongwei, a National Health Commission official.
The figure of 7,005,746 cases confirmed by tests is the highest in the world, with India second at 5.8 million cases and Brazil third with 4.7 million
The vaccine, called Ad26.COV2.S, was equally well-tolerated at two different doses, the results showed
Europe has "a lot of work to do right now" to bring down increasing COVID-19 cases, a World Health Organization expert said
Unlike in active vaccination, passive vaccination involves the administration of ready-made antibodies, which are degraded after some time.
China COVID-19: The two cases, found in Shandong province's Qingdao city during routine testing of port workers
The dogs' efficiency has not been proven in comparative scientific studies so passengers who volunteer to be tested and are suspected as carrying the virus
A total of 81,177 patients have recuperated from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 47,56,164 and pushing the recovery rate 81.74 per cent.
Franco, 36, used to weigh 595 kilos, more than the average male polar bear - and his battle with Covid-19 was gruelling.
The importer's products and facilities generated 51 positive test results, but no tainted products made it to market, the commission said
So-called 'human challenge' trials are expected to begin in January at a quarantine facility in London, report says.
The cosmonaut's comments came after Putin touted Russia's coronavirus vaccine developed in record time and named "Sputnik V" after the Soviet-era satellite
This follows Mohap's move to administer the vaccine to frontline health workers, who are at high risk of getting virus
That mutation is associated with a higher viral load among patients upon initial diagnosis, the researchers found.
This work was undertaken as part of the “Just for you” initiative which was adopted by Al Qassimi Hospital in a bid to mitigate patients’ suffering
Dr Laila Al Jassmi, the head of the Immunisation Section at the Preventive Medicine Department at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) mentioned this
So-called "challenge trials" are expected to begin in January at a quarantine facility in London, the report said.
"We are the first train station to bring this type of technology in because we want to allow people to use a train station with confidence," said Jay Newton
A total of 89,746 recoveries have been registered against 83,347 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data
"We don't see any alternative solution that would be less challenging or more effective," IATA Director General Alexandre de Juniac said.
From 14 through 20 September, there were almost 2 million new cases of COVID-19, the WHO said in a situation report late on Monday.
Unlike laboratory-based molecular tests that have been the staple of health authorities in the pandemic, antigen tests do not require machines to process.
According to a rolling tally by Johns Hopkins University, 200,005 Americans have died and 6.86 million have been confirmed infected by the novel coronavirus
A demonstration project conducted in Bulgaria has shown that more people get tested for HIV when self-testing is available
The GACA circular - titled: Suspension of travel to countries where the COVID-19 virus has outbreak' - was marked to all the airlines and chartered flight companies operating at the Saudi Arabia's airports.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain had reached a similarly perilous point as countries like Spain and France.
In a newly published book, WHO/Europe provides up-to-date guidance for ensuring healthy nutrition and physical activity of primary school-aged children while cultivating good habits that will last into adulthood
The agency said the guidance, which went up Friday largely without notice until late Sunday, should not have been posted because it was an early draft
In a fresh global update, the World Health Organization said late Monday that during the week ending on September 20, 1,998,897 new cases of the novel coronavirus were registered around the world.
Even after an effective vaccine is available, India will be staring at storage and delivery barriers as the outbreak escalates through the nation's hinterland.- Bloomberg
Rates of infection in England are replicating the strong resurgence of Covid-19 seen in France and Spain, roughly doubling every seven days, government chief medical officer said.
The now-withdrawn guidance, posted on the agency's website on Friday, recommended that people use air purifiers to reduce airborne germs indoors to avoid the disease from spreading.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced New Zealand would from late Monday move down to virus level one in its four-tier alert system
Covid-19 has raised the issue of using traditional medicines to battle contemporary diseases, and the endorsement clearly encouraged testing
As close friends and neighbors, India and Maldives will continue to support each other in our fight against the health and economic impact of COVID-19," PM Modi tweeted.
Since March, doctors have learned valuable lessons, not only about how to ensure hospitals don't run out of ICU beds and ventilators, but also that flipping a patient onto their stomach
Infectious-disease doctors are urging people to get a flu vaccine to lower their risk of contracting influenza viruses and helping them to spread.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that Britain was seeing a second wave of Covid-19, and introduced new restrictions for millions of people across northwest, northern and central England.
Britain has been the worst-hit country in Europe by the pandemic, with the government registering nearly 42,000 deaths from COVID-19
The United Kingdom has reported the fifth largest number of deaths from COVID-19 in the world, after the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico
Coronavir's approval as a prescription drug follows the green light for another Russian COVID-19 drug, Avifavir, in May
Claiming "historic progress" with three vaccines in the final stages of development and trials, Trump said at least 100 million doses
California's worst-ever wildfires, which began a month ago and have blanketed the state with a nearly unrelenting layer of dense smoke, have affected neighborhoods rich and poor.
The parents of the sixth student who tested positive sent him to class anyway, the mayor said. Now, 28 students who were in close contact with that young man have to quarantine for two weeks
A self-proclaimed "no-masker," Paul Van Noy told worshipers at Candlelight Christian Fellowship on July 22 that his first inclination was to resist complying with a local mask ordinance.
The UN health agency said that the pandemic had exposed health workers and their families to "unprecedented levels of risk".
Faster testing could allow more people to return to work or permit testing on entry to hospital, thus slowing a second spike in coronavirus infections.
Chinese authorities found a biopharmaceutical plant had used expired disinfectant in its production of Brucella vaccines for animals between July and August last year
The combined wealth of America's billionaires jumped over 19% or by half a trillion since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the United States, according to a report.
India was firmly in focus as the latest epicentre, although North and South America combined still accounted for almost half of the global cases
Pfizer, the other American company currently carrying out Phase 3 trials in the US, followed suit a short time later and there is now added pressure for the remainder to do the same.
"The September case numbers... should serve as a wake-up call for all of us," the WHO's regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said.
Moderna's vaccine candidate - mRNA-1273 - is nearing the finish line in its push to enroll 30,000 individuals in a late-stage trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine.
This year's report shows that most countries, particularly poorer ones, have made steady gains in improving health and education prior to the pandemic.
In her first annual State of the European Union address, Ursula von der Leyen said the coronavirus pandemic
We're very close to that vaccine as you know... We think we can start sometime in October" or shortly thereafter, Donald Trump said.
Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense on Wednesday held a call with reporters
AstraZeneca has resumed COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, more than a week after tests were paused due to serious side effects
Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa on Tuesday authorized AstraZeneca PLC to test its COVID-19 vaccine on an additional 5,000 volunteers in the country for clinical Phase III trials
The new cases in Saudi Arabia put the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 326,930
"We're very close to having a vaccine," he told a town hall question-and-answer session with voters in Pennsylvania aired on ABC News.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said China and the United Arab Emirates have seen some positive results in their Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trials.
As part of the expanded agreement, Serum Institute will also manufacture the antigen component of the vaccine dubbed NVX-CoV2373.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) added that it had agreed to cooperate on clinical trials and the distribution of the vaccine with the firm.
Home ministry also told the parliament that 13 clinical trials of repurposed drugs have been undertaken to build a portfolio of therapeutic options for COVID-19 patients
Israel is among the countries battling a new spike, announcing a three-week lockdown from Friday when people will not be allowed more than 500 metres from their homes
Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey further informed that discussions on collaborations on the recombinant vaccine developed by Russia are ongoing
A unit of state pharmaceutical giant China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) and US-listed Sinovac Biotech
are developing the three vaccines under the state's emergency use programme.
A phase III trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine developed by Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopham began in the UAE in July and is yet to be completed.
As part of the government-backed Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) Trials, monoclonal antibodies
The coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is the latest in a procession of new infectious diseases that have surprised the world in recent years
Just 50 fresh virus cases were reported nationwide -- down from peaks above 700 in late July and early August
AstraZeneca on Saturday said it had restarted its trial in Britain after regulators completed their review of a serious side effect in one trial participant there.
India reported 94,372 new cases, followed by the United States with 45,523 new infections and Brazil with 43,718
It had already been disclosed in July that the British government had reserved 60 million doses of Valneva's inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine under development.
Trump is currently making a swing of some of the key states in the West Coast and has been spending a considerable amount of time in Nevada
The images, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, were re-colorised, and show infected hairy ciliated cells with strands of mucus attached to cilia tips.
AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial: AstraZeneca announced on Wednesday it had "voluntarily paused" its trial of the vaccine developed alongside Oxford University
The lockdown order, set to go into effect on Friday, makes Israel the first developed economy to take such a drastic measure to curb a "second wave" of virus infections.
According to data, 19,625,959 people around the world have recovered from the coronavirus infection while the total number of COVID-19 cases across the world
So far, 92 lower-income nations are seeking assistance via the COVAX facility, part of the WHO's ACT Accelerator
The United States withdrew from the WHO this spring, accusing the body of mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and delaying the launch of a global alert.
"There is a "clear worsening" in France of the spread of COVID-19 which has "not lowered in intensity" and "will still be with us for some months," PM Jean Castex said.
Some hospitals said they are still buying the Gilead Sciences medicine to build inventory in case the pandemic accelerates over the winter
The impoverished North, whose crumbling health system would struggle to cope with a major virus outbreak - has not confirmed a single case of the disease that has swept the world
The survey, carried out from May 11 to June 4, tested blood samples from 28,000 people across 21 states
Scientists found swine fever in a dead wild boar near the German-Polish border in the eastern state of Brandenburg, the German agricultural ministry said.
World Suicide Prevention Day, observed worldwide on 10 September, has special relevance in the WHO European Region
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons on Thursday that he wants students to be careful not to pass on coronavirus to more vulnerable groups of their parents and grandparents
Russia announced last month that its vaccine, named "Sputnik V" after the Soviet-era satellite that was the first launched into space in 1957, had already received approval.
The findings of employee misconduct came in a broader sweep of individual accounts that received business aid, the person said, noting the bank fired people it believes improperly tapped the money.
AstraZeneca, which is developing the drug alongside the University of Oxford, is a frontrunner in the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine.
"Just because we talk about speed...it doesn't mean we start compromising or cutting corners on what would normally be assessed," Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said.
The pause stemmed from a standard review of the company's vaccine trials after one person developed an unexplained illness, AstraZeneca said in a statement.
"The government of India attaches great importance to this offer of partnership from a friend," said V. K. Paul, NITI Aayog member.
European Environment Agency calls for strong action to protect most vulnerable in society
More than 27.19 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 888,326 have died, according to a Reuters tally
Millions of masks, gloves, goggles and other items worth US$ 1.7 million were dispatched by WHO to protect health-care professionals
The first ever International Day of Clean Air for blue skies on 7 September 2020 gives us an opportunity to celebrate the importance of clean air
The Russian health ministry registered the first vaccine against COVID-19, named Sputnik V, on August 11.
Close to 3,000 new cases were recorded on Sunday and again on Monday - a sudden jump from numbers much closer to 1,000 for most of August, and the highest since May.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many health systems to the brink, resulting in non-urgent care being deprioritized to make way for thousands of COVID-19 patients
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China acted in an open and transparent manner on the COVID-19 outbreak
The 35-year-old tutor started feeling feverish in April, while bringing his father home from a chemotherapy appointment in the Indian financial capital
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh are the five worst-affected states in the country by the outbreak
High hopes hang on the small vials of liquid on show at a Beijing trade fair this week -- vaccine candidates produced by Chinese companies Sinovac Biotech and Sinopharm.
Media reported in July that phase 3 trial of this vaccine will be held in Uzbekistan, and Pakistan has expressed interest in conducting clinical trials as well.
Data clearly show the more serious trajectory of COVID-19 disease in people with obesity
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced overnight curfews on some 40 cities and towns hit hard by the coronavirus
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is the world's largest single vaccine buyer, procuring more than 2 billion doses of various vaccines annually
COVID-19: Rights groups challenge mandatory face mask rules in France
A WHO report on efforts by Mauritius to curbs COVID-19
Tracking and contact tracing mechanisms should be ensured by testing laboratories by notifying public health authorities
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also said that the Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the urgency of addressing non-communicable diseases
The country witnessed 1,089 Covid-related deaths during the period taking the total death count to 69,561
A report by Nathaniel Parish Flannery , Latin America-focused political analyst
The report said the data showed that the vaccine was "safe, well tolerated, and does not cause serious adverse events in healthy adult volunteers"
Phase 3 trial must take longer because we need to see how truly protective the vaccine is and we also need to see how safe it is, the World Health Organization said.
Since the first case came to light on February 26, the South American colossus has registered more than 4.04 million infections and over 124,600 deaths
New Zealand COVID-19 Updates: Health officials said the man was part of a second-wave cluster of infections that emerged in Auckland last month.
With many questions remaining around how children spread COVID-19, Children's National Hospital researchers set out to improve the understanding
In an attempt to increase immunity of certain vulnerable groups China is offering experimental vaccines.
The WHO's clinical care lead said the agency had updated its advice to include a "strong recommendation" for use of steroids
The country has been recording the highest single-day surge in cases since August 4.
Sanofi and GSK said in a joint statement on Thursday they had started the "Phase 1/2" trial for their adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine
The Food and Drug Administration recommended Mylan Chief Executive Officer Heather Bresch hire a consultant to help the generic drugmaker improve its manufacturing practices
India is the third most affected country by the pandemic behind the United States and Brazil, with its coronavirus tally reaching nearly 3.7 million on Tuesday
They said the test identifies the SARS-CoV-2 virus that has caused the global pandemic that has so far killed more than 851,000 people worldwide.
On Monday, World Health Organization officials said moving too quickly to make a vaccine widely available could pose risks.
More than 170 countries are in talks to participate in the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) Facility
In previous studies, antibody levels dropped sharply within a few months after COVID-19, raising questions about the duration of immunity
Researchers believe a passenger, whose gender was not identified, was likely patient zero because the person had been in contact with people from Wuhan
The U.S. government agreed to purchase 150 million rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 from Abbott in a roughly $750 million deal
Mexico quickly nearing 600,000 COVID-19 cases after reporting over 4000 new cases in 24 hours
The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said he would be willing to bypass the normal approval process to authorise a COVID-19 vaccine
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recognised that many people are getting tired of restrictions and want to return to normality
Joint statement by Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe and Roberto Speranza, Minister of Health of Italy
The city was set under a "level 3" lockdown on August 12 after another episode of COVID-19, after 102 days in which no instances of COVID-19
The European Commission said on Monday that it would contribute to an initiative led by the World Health Organization to buy COVID-19 vaccines
WHO address that Europe is doing well and combating the virus by taking strict and good measures to stop the spread of COVID-19
Novavax said it expects to finalize an agreement that would see it begin to supply Canada with doses “as early as the second quarter of 2021,” the company said
The voluntary tests are part of an attempt to stamp out a third wave of infections that began in late June
The country's health authorities reported 3,082 additional cases over the past 24 hours
The over all world pandemic situation has not yet come to a plateau with many countries having the second wave and economies been compromised due to the lockdown rules.
Togo emerged victorious when they overcame a sleeping sickness. Its the first African country.
Guidance for home-based COVID-19 care issued by WHO has been instrumental in shaping Zambia’s strategy, says Dr. Nathan Bakyaita, WHO country representative.
The focus on menetal health has always been important but with COVID pandemic it has increased its importance world wide
The start of COVID-19 was from China itself and this count is from January '20
The strain has also been found in neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia
The vaccines are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their effectiveness
When a wastewater sample from one dorm came back positive this week, the school quickly tested all 311 people and found 2 positive
Doctors at a private hospital in Chennai claim to have performed Asia's first lung transplant surgery on a COVID-19 survivor
Rehabilitation needed by every two out of three COVID-19 patients recovering from intensive care – The story of Samantha
As many as 2,842 educational institutions across the city are set to open their doors to almost 1.4 million students when the autumn semester gets underway
"The dynamic of the progression of the epidemic is exponential," France's directorate general of health said, adding that there were 7,379 new infections
The report, published online, describes a 25-year-old man living in Reno, Nevada, who tested positive for the virus in April after showing mild illness
"We are marshaling America's scientific genius to produce a vaccine in record time," Trump said
Since breaking away from Serbia following a bloody war, Kosovo remains one of Europe's poorest states, reliant on remittances from citizens who've left for more affluent parts of the continent
According to Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Hyderabad-headquartered BE has licenced the recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine
A team of infectious-disease experts arguesthat six-feet protocols are too rigid and are based on outmoded science and observations of different viruses.
China National Biotec Group also said it had obtained emergency use approval for a coronavirus vaccine
The company plans to produce part of the vaccine at its Czech plant, which will give the country access to the product once it is approved
The new vaccine candidate, DIOS-CoVax2, uses banks of genetic sequences of all known coronaviruses
This evening I have tendered my resignation as EU trade commissioner to the president of the European Commission
The contaminated bathroom was directly above the home of five people confirmed a week earlier to have Covid-19.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly said that the US should do less testing, and blamed testing for making it appear as though the country
The World Economic Forum decided this afternoon to reschedule the annual meeting 2021 in Davos to early next summer
The Brazilian Amazon fires last year caused an estimated 2,195 people in the region to be hospitalized for respiratory distress
The cases, in Belgium and the Netherlands, follow a report this week by researchers in Hong Kong about a man there who had been re-infected
No vaccine against coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has yet been proven clinically effective, though 30 that use a range of technologies are in human trials already.
Brazilian Senator Flavio Bolsonaro has no symptoms of COVID-19 and is at home, it said, adding he has started taking chloroquine
More than 23.65 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and 811,895 have died
According to the yet-to-be published findings, the vaccine combined with the Seqirus MF59 adjuvant, provided protection against virus reproduction in hamster models.
Beijing health officials said Saturday they began dosing some medical workers and state-owned enterprise employees with an experimental covid-19 vaccine
Today is a historic day for Africa," said Professor Rose Gana Fomban Leke, whose commission certified that no cases had occurred on the continent
Countries wishing to be part of the global COVAX plan have until Aug. 31 to submit expressions of interest, WHO officials said
The London-listed firm is already among the leading players in the global race to develop a successful vaccine against COVID-19.
The 33-year-old's second SARS-CoV-2 infection was detected via airport screening on his return to Hong Kong from Europe this month.
Oxford vaccine showed early promise in the first human trial when it produced an immune response, underlining its position as one of the leading candidates
Jair Bolsonaro described his own experience battling the virus in July, crediting his use of unproven drug hydroxychloroquine
The technique involves taking antibody-rich plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and giving it to those who are suffering from severe active infections
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that the recovered cases are 3.4 times more than the active cases and recovery rate is more than 75 per cent.
Restaurant owners say keeping up with basic operational expenses is a struggle as they are barely any customers.
The plasma is accepted to contain incredible antibodies that can help fend off the ailment quicker and help shield individuals from being genuinely harmed by it.
In their experiments, they found extremely high levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme II (ACE-2) only in the area of the nose responsible for smelling
Black and Latino Americans are infected with COVID-19 at more than twice the rate of white Americans, with Native Americans infected at even higher rates, research has shown.
Using insect cells to grow proteins for the coronavirus vaccine - a first in China - could speed up large-scale production
An emergency use authorisation, which is based on Chinese vaccine management law, allows unapproved vaccine candidates to be used among people who are at high risk
Nepal's Medical Council's directive (Interim Clinical Guidance for COVID-19) also has enlisted Remdesivir drug for the primary medication.
Viruses, including the pandemic SARS-CoV-2, are known for their ability to mutate all the time - and often this has little or no impact on the risk posed to people.
Across India, 55,794 Covid-linked deaths have been registered so far; 945 patients have died since yesterday
According to experts, people from a South Asian background are around twice as likely to have high enough antibodies for their donations
Although higher number of tests will initially lead to a rise in the positivity rate, it will eventually lower when combined with other measures such as prompt isolation
"We have a disadvantage of globalization, closeness, connectedness, but an advantage of better technology, so we hope to finish this pandemic before less than two years
The preparations for the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations around the country have been downsized due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
An understanding Rebecca Weintraub , Julie Rosenberg , Kenneth Rabin and Scott C. Ratzan
The WHO chief stressed that only when those highest-risk people from the virus everywhere
Pfizer and BioNTech surprised many industry watchers on July 27 when they announced they would conduct a large-scale study of a vaccine for Covid-19
The situation makes it "imperative" that creditors reduce the amount of debt held by poor countries at risk, going beyond the commitment
Many world leaders have adopted the Indian style of greeting to avoid hand shake in COVID-19 situation
President Vladimir Putin had announced that his country has developed the world's first vaccine against COVID-19 a few days back
The European Commission and German biotech firm CureVac said on Thursday they had concluded a first round of talks this week
Brazilian health regulators said Tuesday they had approved Johnson & Johnson's experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus
China has announced no new privately communicated cases on the territory for five days after effectively controlling flare ups in the capital, Xinjiang and somewhere else.
The virus is spreading mainly because of people attending family or social gatherings without adhering to safety measures.
Recently more students have gone positive for the COVID-19 which has alarmed the universities on there safety measures.
China has repeatedly found traces of the pathogen on packaging and food, raising fears that imported items are linked to recent virus resurgences in Beijing and the port city of Dalian.
COVID-19 vaccines abilites has still many questions and health experts across the globe are busy to understand and draw guidelines for it.
EU is experiencing what people are calling the 2nd wave of COVID-19 as cases rise in 3 major countries
The virus is spreading mainly because of people are not following rules and attending family or social gatherings without adhering to safety measures.
COVID-19 antibodies abilites has still numerous inquiries and wellbeing specialists over the globe are occupied to comprehend and draw rules for it.
As of late more students have gone positive for the COVID-19 which has frightened the colleges on their security measures.
China has over and again discovered hints of the microbe on bundling and food, raising apprehensions that imported things are connected to ongoing infection resurgences in Beijing and the port city of Dalian.
Working from home used to mean wearing pajamas all day, but in the age of Zoom video calls and virtual meetings, the focus on appearance has rarely been so up close and personal.
The cases in the middle east are rising steadily and the health ministers are taking necessary precautions for it.
We are not currently considering doing that," Matt Hancock told BBC TV, when asked if Britain would impose masks at work places as in France.
The locale keeps on worrying about the most elevated concern of the infection, with 64% of authoritatively revealed worldwide passings, WHO local chief Carissa Etienne said.
A coronavirus vaccine that is safe and at least 50% effective would be a “game changer” in battling the pandemic
An understanding about the COVID-19 situation in the middle east
Australia has declared an arrangement to fabricate a potential coronavirus antibody being created by British-Swedish pharmaceutical organization AstraZeneca
Almost 30 potential vaccines are currently being tested on humans across the globe in hope of ending a pandemic.
This is the first European Commission COVID-19 vaccine agreement that enables all EU member states to access the vaccine at no profit during the pandemic
The WHO's chief general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that without inoculating the planet's most noteworthy hazard populaces at the same time
A coronavirus vaccine that is safe and at least 50% effective would be a “game changer” in battling the pandemic, according to medical experts
The WHO's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that without vaccinating the planet's highest-risk populations simultaneously
Charles Gerba, a professor of virology at the University of Arizona, demonstrate the spread of particles after a flush after he captured an image post flush
Australia has announced a deal to manufacture a potential coronavirus vaccine being developed by British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca
Right around 30 potential immunizations are at present being tried on people over the globe in anticipation of closure a pandemic.
The region continues to carry the highest burden of the disease, with 64% of officially reported global deaths, WHO regional director Carissa Etienne said.
We are not presently considering doing that," Matt Hancock disclosed to BBC TV, when inquired as to whether Britain would force covers at work puts as in France.
A major deal registered to provide 400M doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the EU
As clinical preliminaries for a COVID-19 immunization push ahead, a few specialists are concerned it may not be as compelling for corpulent individuals
The Wuhan Maya Beach Water Park reopened in June after Wuhan gradually opened up after a 76-day lockdown and strict restrictions
Paul Tambyah, senior consultant at the National University of Singapore and president-elect of the U.S.-based International Society of Infectious Diseases
The strain, earlier seen in other parts of the world and called D614G, was found in a Malaysian cluster of 45 cases
The shift signaled enormous challenges ahead for those in higher education who are pushing for professors and students
A surge in new cases has prompted some countries to re-impose curbs as companies race to find a vaccine for a virus that has battered economies
Stephen Hahn, the Food and Drugs Administration Commissioner, said the new saliva test would increase efficiency and avoid a shortage of crucial test components like reagents.
According to the study, published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, the likely order of symptoms in patients with COVID-19
A sample taken from the surface of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern city of Shenzhen from Brazil and Equador
Russia has said the vaccine will be rolled out by the end of this month
CureVac, backed by Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates, listed on the Nasdaq stock market on Friday, raising $213 million.
We are not at all reducing the regulatory rigor with which we will evaluate and hopefully approve vaccines," Paul Mango, a senior health department official
Deaths rose by 483 on Sunday, with Florida, Texas and Louisiana, leading the rise in fatalities
A 68-year-old woman in the central Chinese province of Hubei, where the novel coronavirus first surfaced in December, tested positive on Sunday
...And more advanced disease once cancer is diagnosed
A brief roundup of all the vaccines under development
Novavax, SK bioscience and Republic of Korea intend to partner for manufacture and supply of vaccine for global markets including South Korea
The researchers from Yale University in the US examined 113 patients admitted to the Yale New Haven Hospital
We cannot redesign a hospital without considering how it will be used,” reflects Anja Borojevic
Russia has dismissed mounting international concern over the safety of its locally developed Covid-19 vaccine as "absolutely groundless".
The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the urgent need for fast, effective and strategic intelligence on epidemics and health
Shenzhen's health authorities traced and tested everyone who might have come into contact with potentially contaminated food products
PPE and medical devices being delivered to the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Moldova.
"Behind these statistics is a great deal of pain and suffering... But I want to be clear: there are green shoots of hope,"
According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, a coronavirus vaccine could be ready for distribution within months.
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine.
"This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered" in Russia, Vladimir Putin said
The virus was found on the outer packaging of frozen seafood bought by three companies in Yantai, a port city in eastern Shandong province.
The lockdown was ordered after a Bhutanese woman, who returned from Kuwait and was discharged from quarantine after testing negative, tested positive at a clinic
China-based CanSino Biologics is set to launch a Phase III clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Ad5-nCOV, in Saudi Arabia soon.
The antiviral drug, which helped shorten the hospital recovery time in a U.S. trial, has been at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic
Russia Coronavirus Vaccine: Kirill Dmitriyev said Phase 3 trials would start on Wednesday and industrial production was expected from September.
In yet another staggering landmark, the number of deathsis expected to surpass 750,000 in a matter of days as the global health crisis
The vaccine candidate, produced by Sinovac Biotech, is among just a few in the world to enter Phase 3 clinical trials, or large-scale testing on humans
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said four cases had been detected in a single family in Auckland from an unknown source.
With 100,477 fatalities and 3,012,412 confirmed cases, Brazil is the second hardest-hit country in the global pandemic, after the United States.
New Zealand, with a population of five million, has won widespread praise for its effective handling of the coronavirus since closing its borders on March 19
Mexico is having higher number of cases now. The entire South and North Amerciann continent have been having many cases.
Polls have showed a large majority of voters unhappy with President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis, ahead of the November election
Wearing a face mask in busy outdoor parts of Paris is mandatory from Monday morning as the country records a flare-up in COVID-19 cases
A Boston homeless shelter had 147 infected residents, but 88% had no symptoms even though they shared their living space.
The heading of the official press release urges people to “Lose weight to beat COVID-19 and protect the NHS”
Facebook also said that the company will continue reopening offices in a restricted capacity where government guidance permits and where virus mitigation has taken place for about two months.
With summers in Italy , People have not been following the restrictions properly which has made Italy
Saudi Arabia announced 38 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,567 new cases of the disease on Friday
Exclusive: no data on accuracy of this and other test bought by government has been published
Germany steps up restrictions for EU countries amid COVID-19 surge
The recent flare-ups in Covid-19 are disheartening. One strange benefit of a higher infection rate, however, is that it could speed the conclusion of vaccine tests now under way.
As many as 3,047 infections were registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total count to 140,603 cases; 5,161 deaths and 101,025 recoveries
Canada's new obesity treatment guidelines center around patients and prize their holistic health over BMI and weight.
With over 46,000 deaths due to COVID-19 disease, the United Kingdom is the country in Europe most affected by the coronavirus pandemic
The pandemic has killed at least 708,236 people worldwide with US recording the most deaths with over 158,000, followed by Brazil with nearly 100,000
For World Breastfeeding Week 2020, we celebrate the ways in which the UAE supports mums
France, Belgium Covid-19 Cases Rising Fast: U.K. Reviewing Quarantine Lists
South Africa among top five nations most affected by coronavirus
With the world having vaccines in there final stages, WHO says it does not mean that it will be available soon.
Research by Michael Barber, a former adviser to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, and Idris Jala, who did a similar job for Malaysia's Najib Razak
United States, where at least 4.6 million people have been infected and nearly 155,000 have died
France has reported 3,376 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the last three days and the number of people being treated in ICUs for the disease has started to creep higher.
The virus entered Afghanistan in February as thousands of migrants returned from neighbouring Iran, which at the time was the region's worst-hit nation for the virus
According to the first phase results, 90 per cent of the patients'lungs are still in a damaged state, which means their lungs ventilation and gas exchange functions have not recovered
Canada has signed separate deals with Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc to supply millions of doses of their experimental coronavirus vaccines
The new money will allow the company to ramp up production so that doses are ready for shipping if and when the drug receives regulatory approval.
Facebook removed from Trump's official account the post of a video clip from a Fox News interview in which he said that children are "almost immune" from covid-19
Italy's civil aviation authority ENAC threatened to suspend Ryanair's permit to fly to the country citing non-compliance with COVID-19 safety rules.
Anthony Fauci said there could be a billion vaccine doses available by the end of 2021, and that he is hopeful the world could get past the pandemic
Germany is currently experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus according to the association of German physicians.
The Health Ministry says on Saturday medical officials conducted only 7,736 COVID-19 tests
Nearly 5,900 people are dying every 24 hours from COVID-19 on average, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the past two weeks.
Saudi Arabia reports 1,342 new coronavirus cases post the Hajj interval.
Bringing hepatitis C testing and treatment to underserved communities in Madrid, Spain
The warning comes after the head of the German doctors' union said Germany was already contending with a second wave
Coronavirus cases continue to surge in some parts of the country and the public health officials are trying to work with governors to tailor responses for each state
A team of 7 lab diagnostics experts arrived in Tajikistan on 22 July to support the implementation and strengthening of the national COVID-19
More than 18 million people worldwide have been infected with COVID-19 since the disease first appeared in China late last year. Around 680,000 have died.
Coronavirus: Norwegian cruise line cancels operations after dozens test positive
Taiwan has reported 476 cases of the new coronavirus, including seven deaths.
The head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which finances the trials, said he expects official registration of the vaccine to be complete "within ten days."
The committee "highlighted the anticipated lengthy duration of this COVID-19 pandemic", the WHO said in a statement
Last week, Jair Bolsonaro's wife and one of his ministers tested positive for COVID-19.
US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said it was unlikely his country would use any vaccine developed in either country
It began a gradual reopening in June but restrictions - including a ban on alcohol sales - were reintroduced last month as infection rates began to rise again. A state of emergency is also in force until 15 August.
A total of 133 people were arrested during Saturday's protests, which included a huge "day of freedom" demo against coronavirus restrictions, police said
The Food and Drug Administration approval means the quick-acting nasal spray will be available to people with suicidal thoughts and a plan to put them into action
Published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, the "most extensive" study ever carried out on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing drew from the analysis of 48,635 coronavirus genomes
The accusations are baseless and without evidence, and China does not need to and does not engage in technology theft
The prevalence of coronavirus in young children raises concerns about their behavioural habits, and their proximity in schools and day care-centres as public health
Madhya Pradesh minister Bhupendra Singh said that all legislators will respond to the request from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Just days after her husband said he had overcome the virus with a negative test following weeks in quarantine
COVID-19 India updates: More than 60 per cent of total cases in the country and over 50 per cent of total deaths have been recorded in July.
Buddy the seven-year-old German shepherd became sick in April, around the same time his owner Robert Mahoney was recovering from COVID-19
Young people are not invincible," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva
It said GSK was the only company to make a bid for the contract, which will consist of supporting "military locations and personnel throughout the continental US
AstraZeneca has already reached deals with countries to make more than 2 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine with Oxford Univeristy
When exposed to the virus, six out of six animals who got the vaccine candidate were completely protected from lung disease
The COVID-19 positivity rate in Rajasthan is 3.5 per cent, Punjab 3.9 per cent, Madhya Pradesh 4 per cent, and Jammu and Kashmir 4.7 per cent
The country, which has been hit harder than any except the United States in the pandemic, reported 69,074 new cases and 1,595 new deaths in the past 24 hours.
The US recently ordered China to close its Consulate General in Houston over allegations of espionage. China retaliated by ordering the US to close its Consulate.
The groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Temple is expected to be held on August 5 in Ayodhya.
The decision-making will take place over the next few months and is certain to be controversial, experts said.
The UKRI and NHRI backed projects include over 2 million pounds for academics at University of Leicester
Louie Gohmert announced his diagnosis a day after attending a major hearing featuring testimony from Attorney General Bill Barr.
Of the 20 countries with the biggest outbreaks, the United States ranks sixth in deaths per capita, at 4.5 fatalities per 10,000 people.
The Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) said that as the world races to find a vaccine to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control
The study by scientists from several Australian universities said the wildlife hit included 143 million mammals, 2.46 billion reptiles, 180 million birds
David T Hines was among millions of business owners who sought government help when the novel coronavirus upended the US economy.
The remarks came after Britain reimposed a 14-day quarantine on anyone arriving from Spain, and France and Germany warned against travel to certain parts
Pritam Singh, 43, was designated Leader of the Opposition for the first time in Singapore's parliamentary history
According to UNICEF, in India, there are still around 20 million children under five years of age who are suffering from wasting.
Two injections of the vaccine protected against heavy exposure to the virus at two different levels of dosage, Moderna said in findings published Tuesday
California and Florida, two of the most populous states, reported a one-day record spike in deaths on Tuesday
People are still thinking about seasons. What we all need to get our heads around is this is a new virus and this one is behaving differently.
The fact that the vaccine prevented the virus from replicating in the nose is seen as particularly crucial in preventing it from being transmitted onward to others.
From Japan to Spain and the U.S., infections among millennials and Generation Z are driving new waves of cases which don't seem to be abating despite re-imposed rest
Donald Trump appears to have pinned his hopes on the swift emergence of a successful vaccine to both contain the country's still raging epidemic
The regulations will come into force next week, the health ministry tweeted, and tests will be free.
The Federation of French Cinemas said Monday the double whammy was crippling the industry as they demanded state aid to help them through the crisis.
The vaccination marks a much-anticipated milestone: the official launch of the first in a series of large US clinical trials that will each test experimental vaccine
Border closures and travel restrictions remain an important part of many countries' strategy to combat the novel coronavirus.
The campaign began with newspaper editorials and a social media blitz that included a video showing Johnson walking in slow-motion
The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the news, said nearly all of the 200,000 Google employees and contractors worldwide
Archana Soreng joins six other young climate leaders from around the world who have been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian economy are still evolving, migration, which is a key driver of the economy
An old-school, shoe-leather investigation showed the virus had jumped from a night-club visitor, to a student, to a taxi driver and then alarmingly to a warehouse
Sanjibita Tariang narrated her experience of helping stranded British travellers get home during India's lockdown, according to a statment by British High commission
Official news agency KCNA described the case as "a person who is suspected to have been infected with the vicious virus returned on July 19 after illegally crossing
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tweeted the news of his recovery, along with a photo of him smiling and holding a packet of hydroxychloroquine
COVID-19 China Updates: The bulk of 57 new domestic cases were found in the far northwestern Xinjiang region
Boris Johnson, who has fought his own battles to control his weight, required intensive care treatment in April after catching the virus.
The U.S. billionaire's foundation gave $3.6 million in May to SK Bioscience to accelerate the development of Covid-19 vaccines.
The dead include employees, contractors and suppliers to the plant, said Carlos Solorio, secretary general of the local branch of the national mining and metallurgic
Officials had planned for 7,500 people to arrive at the stadium from Friday, but were caught out when another 2,000 people who were not yet scheduled to travel
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the nation's leaders have given another "affirmation" of a COVID-19 suppression strategy.
The position shows the EU has only partly embraced a global approach in the race for COVID-19 vaccines
There have been no more new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, for the third time this week.
As several countries on the continent saw an uptick in reported cases of COVID-19, European countries moved to make mask-wearing mandatory in public spaces.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan appealed to all colleagues and individuals "who has come in contact with me to get their coronavirus test done"
A total of 12 volunteers were called for a number of pre-tests that include blood and nasopharyngeal testing for COVID-19.
In a social media live event organised by the World Health Organisation from Geneva on Friday, the scientist said that more waves of the infection
The number of tests for detection of COVID-19 also crossed the 15-million mark as the number of cases surged to 12,38,635 on Thursday.
At present, there are 1,40,395 active cases in the state, where so far,17,37,716 people have been tested for the viral disease.
"We continue to see intense transmission in a relatively small group of countries," WHO Chief told a virtual briefing in Geneva.
As the pandemic took the world by storm, scientists first focused on antibodies -- proteins that stick to and disable foreign invaders
Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine, two drugs, commonly used for the treatment of malaria, have been investigated for their potential to treat COVID-19
Officials seized $40 million worth of fake or substandard products in 77 countries, and arrested 407 people in the operation, carried out from December 2019 to June
The UN has said that given the evolving nature of the situation and the many remaining uncertainties regarding COVID-19
Jharkhand has reported 6,485 coronavirus cases including 3,397 cases and 64 deaths.
Pfizer and BioNTech, which are developing the drug together, said in statements that the American people would receive the future vaccine "for free"
President Bolsonaro is still in good condition, accompanied by the presidency's medical team,"a secretariat of the Communications Ministry said
C Vijaybhaskar also mentioned that a committee was constituted to discuss the death count and it was recommended that 444 deaths be added to the COVID-19 deaths
Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies programme said several vaccines were now in phase 3 trials and none had failed
A total of 191 bodies were recovered in the Cochabamba metropolitan area alone from July 15-20, with another 141 collected in La Paz
Kala Narayanasamy was among the five nurses given the award, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.
The decision comes into effect this evening and will be reviewed after six days, officials said as the Valley recorded 502 fresh cases.
The latest findings raise concern that protection from reinfection may not last long in those with mild symptoms, which accounts for the majority of cases
So far more than 28000 Indians have died due to coronavirus and 1.2 million have tested positive
A clip of doctors shaking a leg with recovering coronavirus patients at a Covid Care Centre in the national capital's Akshardham
A third different type of vaccine from Pfizer Inc and German biotech BioNTech also showed promise in a small, early study released on Monday, adding to hopes
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain emphasises city's government hospitals are "world class". Shares his personal struggle with coronavirus, says was on oxygen
Top executives at companies including aluminum giant United Co. Rusal, as well as billionaire tycoons and government officials
The UK's Treasury Department, which the Indian-origin minister heads, said that nearly 900,000 workers will benefit across the country
The vaccine did not prompt any serious side effects and elicited antibody and T-cell immune responses
This is the second disturbing video in two days that shows patients lying in the wards of the hospital next to the unattended bodies of Covid victims.
Nucleic acid tests must be completed within five days of embarkation, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said on its website.
The experimental vaccine, which has been licensed to AstraZeneca, produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials.
Hong Kong was one of the first places to be struck by the virus when it emerged from central China.
Four areas in Lucknow have been declared "large containment zones" for one week starting today as total coronavirus cases in the Uttar Pradesh capital rise to 2,509
Currently the daily deaths measure counts all people who have tested positive for coronavirus and since died , with no cut-off between time of testing and date
With no working vaccine against COVID-19 yet developed, Britain now has three different types of vaccine under order and a total of 230 million doses
Entire regions that were making progress on eradicating poverty and narrowing inequality have been set back years, in a matter of months
Until now, the only antibody tests approved for use in the UK have involved blood samples sent to laboratories for analysis, which can take days
Andrei Kelin said the allegations Thursday by Britain, the United States and Canada that a hacking group called APT29 was behind the online attacks
The global death toll also passed the 600,000 threshold, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani said that estimates show 25 million Iranians have been infected with coronavirus till now.
The World War Two veteran raised a record sum of 33 million pounds ($41 million) by walking 100 laps of his garden with the aid of a walking frame in April
Leaked contents of the cable sparked unproven speculation from senior U.S. officials beginning in April that the outbreak occurred as a result of an accident
According to the scientists, the findings have major implications for the clinical management of COVID-19 patients.
Johnson sketched out a timetable for easing the remaining lockdown measures in England, including lifting homeworking guidance and reopening sports stadiums and live
New research grant will help to find best practices of tackling alcohol consumption in the Baltics
Masdar City in Abu Dhabi stepped up to become a centre for high-volume testing, a first outside of China.
Britain is the worst-affected country in Europe by COVID-19 with a death count from confirmed cases of more than 45,000.
According to the Bihar government 1,742 new COVID-19 cases were detected on Friday but the health department has claimed this is the result of two days of testing
The drug did not improve survival among patients who were not using oxygen or mechanical ventilation.
Coronavirus: More than 3.5 million people have tested positive with the coronavirus and 138,000 died in the US.
Social media platforms including Facebook, which in April removed "pseudoscience" as an option for advertisers
Their test, using 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples, looks for agglutination, or a clustering of red blood cells, that the coronavirus causes
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"We have no information on who could have hacked pharmaceutical companies and research centres in Britain"
"It's completely unacceptable for the Russian intelligence agencies to seek to get into the systems of those who are seeking to respond to this crisis.
Countries worldwide have been scrambling to stock up on protective gear, from gloves to faces masks, since the pandemic began earlier this year.
The Middle East's largest carrier, which operates a fleet of 270 wide-bodied aircraft, halted operations in late March as part of global shutdowns
The human trial is a partnership between Sinopharm's China National Biotec Group (CNBG), Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence and cloud computing
Overall mortality of Covid-19 patients treated in ICUs had fallen to just under 42% at the end of May from almost 60% in March
State police were patrolling the city and setting up checkpoints on major roads to stop people heading out to regional areas and spreading the virus
Samples taken from the packaging of Whiteleg shrimp at the port cities of Dalian and Xiamen tested positive for the virus, General Administration of Customs official
The ministry said 18 people had participated in the research and were discharged without "serious adverse events, health complaints, complications or side effects
COVID-19: 103-year-old woman won the battle against COVID-19 but after being discharged from hospital, neighbours allegedly asked her to vacate the house
The baby boy, born in March, suffered brain swelling and neurological symptoms linked to COVID-19 in adults, but has since recovered, they reported Tuesday
The two WHO experts, specialists in animal health and epidemiology, will work with Chinese scientists to determine the scope and itinerary of the investigation
The approval was given after its clinical trials on COVID-19 patients in India was found satisfactory by the expert committee comprising pulmonologists
The COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps, represents so-far the biggest test of the robustness and resilience of our economic and financial system
Addressing an online media briefing, Arvind Kejriwal said, "The COVID-19 situation in Delhi is under control but we do not have to be complacent
Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times
In moving visuals, a young man can be seen sitting on a plastic chair placed on the back of a green cycle-cart as it ploughs through knee-length standing water
According to IIT officials, the base price of the the RT-PCR assay developed by IIT Delhi is Rs 399
Balram Bhargava, the head of ICMR, said two India-made Covid-19 vaccines are now being trialled with 1,000 volunteers
"There are many, many examples from around the world," said Tedros, that even if the COVID-19 outbreak is "very intense, it can still be brought back under control".
The Phase 3 trial will recruit 30,000 participants in the US, with half to receive the vaccine at 100 microgram dose levels, and the other half to receive a placebo.
Countries around the world re-imposed lockdowns and curbs to contain new outbreaks, as global cases surged past 13.2 million with more than 576,000 deaths
The Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University began clinical trials of the vaccine produced by Russia's Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.
The airport is working with American Airlines to roll out a self-check-in for luggage, and all of its restrooms will be entirely touchless by the end of July
If Florida were a country, it would rank fourth in the world for the most new cases in a day behind the United States, Brazil and India
Following favourable results in trials on primates, the next step is to manufacture doses for human trials, said Kiat Ruxrungtham.
Mexico on Sunday recorded 276 additional fatalities and 4,482 new infections to bring its coronavirus death count to 35,006, with 299,750 confirmed cases.
Dharavi slums beats the COVID virus with help from the administration
Hong Kong's public high schools were closed in January amid the early stages of the virus outbreak, and were gradually re-opened from May
Jeanine Anez becomes the second South American president in a matter of days to contract the coronavirus after Jair Bolsonaro announced his positive result
A new website -- coronaviruspreventionnetwork.org -- went live allowing people in the United States to register to take part
Professor Hadas Mamane of Tel Aviv University (TAU) and her team have been working for the past five years on recycling waste and transforming it into alcohol.
In its latest transmission guidance, the WHO acknowledged that some outbreak reports related to indoor crowded spaces
The European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) and GAMIAN-Europe have released a joint statement calling for the prioritisation of frontline workers
While there have been isolated cases of babies infected with the virus, the findings show the strongest link yet between mother and infant transmission.
Serbian authorities on Thursday banned gatherings of more than 10 people in the capital
The president has always said that he sees hydroxychloroquine as a promising prophylactic but that every person should not take it unless they get a prescription
Windsor Castle, west of London, where the 94-year-old monarch has been staying since the start of the pandemic, will be open for pre-book visits
Under the security law, Hong Kong suspects can be sent for trial in Communist Party-controlled courts in mainland China
The coronavirus is surging in several southern hotspots including Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona
Coming at a time when entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, this success is encouraging and demonstrates the importance of joint efforts
Authorities did not repeat the drastic nationwide shutdown seen when the virus first spread from Wuhan earlier this year.
Cipla had earlier said pricing would not exceed 5,000 rupees. On Tuesday, Sovereign Pharma, which is manufacturing and packaging the drug for Cipla
The big US airline said it does not expect everyone who receives the notice to be furloughed but emphasized that it must cut costs due to a severe drop in demand.
President John Magufuli rush to reopen came despite alarm from the World Health Organization over an almost total lack of information
"Brazil is a good testing ground because the virus is still very present there, and wide variety of epidemiological characteristics" throughout the country
Five million residents were ordered back into a six-week lockdown beginning midnight Wednesday into Thursday
For herd immunity to work, at least 70 percent of a population needs to be immune to protect the uninfected people, experts say.
The World Health Organization said it would put out a new scientific brief within days after an international group of scientists concluded the virus could travel
A city in northern China has reported suspected cases of bubonic plague this Saturday. The disease killed about 12 million in India when it occurred in 1896.
Under Operation Warp Speed, the US is aiming to deliver millions of doses of safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19 in 2021.
The 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC70), the annual meeting of the governing bodies of the European Region
Brazil is the second worst-hit country in the world by the pandemic after the United States.
The comments from Venki Ramakrishnan come as two new peer-reviewed studies showed how wearing face coverings may help significantly reduce the spread of viruses
Luong, a 22-year old Vietnamese worker, had just been fired from her job at a hotel in a hot springs town north of Tokyo.
Britain has one of the highest death tolls in the world from COVID-19, at more than 44,000, with around 20,000 dying in care homes
Beijing's health commission said on Tuesday it detected only one asymptomatic case the previous day, which China does not include in its confirmed cases counts.
"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," Bottoms tweeted.
Twenty-four out of those 73 nations have already reported critically low supplies of the vital antiretroviral drugs, the agency said.
Harvard University said it will bring about 40% of its undergraduates to its campus near Boston, most of them freshmen.
"There will be ample access to hand sanitizer and all attendees will be provided a face mask that they are strongly encouraged to wear."
State Premier Daniel Andrews said the lockdown would begin at midnight Wednesday and last at least six weeks, as he warned residents "we can't pretend" the COVID-19
Scientists in 2013 sent frozen samples to the Wuhan lab from a bat-infested former copper mine in southwest China after 6 men who worked there had got Pneumonia
England's hospitality sector sprung back to life after a three-month coronavirus hiatus on what the media dubbed as either "Super Saturday" or "Independence Day".
The Bill, according to which Indians should not exceed 15 per cent of the population, is to be transferred to the respective committee
Restrictions had been in place in both countries since mid-March and their gradual lifting has allowed commercial businesses and public venues to reopen.
The decision marks the first time the border with neighbouring New South Wales has been shut in 100 years
The newspaper said that Britain was considering taking an option to buy the vaccine should it work in human trials, which are due to begin in September.