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COVID-19: Machine that can 'sniff out' coronavirus particles in the air goes on trial in North East
The developers of the device have said it can offer an early warning of the spread of COVID-19 or other viruses.
New York's economy is America's worst
The US economy is inching back to normal. But the recovery remains uneven and some states are lagging behind in the race to get back to pre-pandemic strength - especially New York.
Delta Variant Significantly More Transmissible, Dangerous: Indian-American Doctor
"We have seen how quickly it has taken over in the United Kingdom, where it's become - getting close to 100 per cent of new COVID cases, Delta. And we have seen a surge here too. So I am worried," America's Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murth...
World Health Organization Identifies Issues At Russian Vaccine Plant
World Health Organization released a summary report of its preliminary findings, detailing six issues found during its May 31 to June 4 visit to the Pharmstandard Ufa Vitamin Plant in Ufa, southern Russia.
Queen describes Matt Hancock as 'poor man' at meeting with PM
The monarch made the remarks at her first in-person weekly meeting with the PM since lockdown began, despite of Matt Hancock becoming rich and not poor thanks to the pandemic...
Israel facing a new COVID-19 outbreak despite having the world's most vaccinated population
Despite vaccinating most of its population, Israel’s. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday described a recent surge in infections as a "new outbreak" in the country. And the director of the Israeli Health Ministry said about 70% ...
Chile begins vaccination against covid-19 in minors from 12 years of age
Despite having deployed a heavy immunization processes against covid-19 in the world, Chile has been experiencing a wave of cases for several weeks.
US Airlines: passenger misconduct has increased
Airlines have reported about 3,000 unruly passenger cases so far this year.
CEO Secrets: 'My billion-pound company has no office'
In just two years, Johnny Boufarhat has turned his online conference-hosting platform, Hopin, into a company valued at over £4bn.
Delta Variant Greatest Threat To US Pandemic Response: Top Expert Fauci
"The transmissibility is unquestionably greater" in the Delta variant than the original variant of COVID-19, Dr Anthony Fauci said, adding that "it is associated with an increased disease severity."
US To Miss July 4 Goal Of One Covid Shot For 70% Adults: White House
"We think it'll take a few extra weeks to get to 70 percent of all adults with at least one shot," said Jeffrey Zients, head of the White House Covid response team.
WHO "Concerned" About Eased Virus Curbs Around Euro 2020
"WHO is concerned about easing of restrictions in some of the host countries," Robb Butler, an executive director at WHO's Regional Office for Europe, said in a statement to AFP.
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened those who refused to take the coronavirus vaccine with jail
President says he is ‘exasperated’ by reports of vaccine hesitancy in the capital amid slow rollout.
COVID-19 Update 21 June 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 566 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 18 June, 2021. There was one positive result in a traveller.
UK govt gave contract to IT firm that is ‘openly plotting’ to turn vaccine passports into a national ID card, privacy group warns
The British government has been accused of aiming to covertly implement a national ID programme, after it partnered with a company that has advocated turning vaccine passports into a multi-purpose document.
British PM Warns Of "Rough Winter" As Covid Cases Remain High
Boris Johnson's warning came as the UK registered a further 9,284 daily COVID-19 infections on Sunday, a day before the government had planned to ease all lockdown measures until the Delta variant forced a month-long delay into July.
WHO epidemiologist warns future ‘constellation of mutations’ could challenge Covid vaccine effectiveness
Even with more people getting inoculated against Covid-19, a WHO epidemiologist has warned that new vaccines and continued “measures” will be needed to tackle any future “constellation of mutations”.
UN Calls For Action Against Worst Global Deterioration Of Human Rights
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet highlighted the situation in China, Russia and Ethiopia, among others.
Facebook, Alphabet keep rising; Apple, Netflix fade
After a synchronized surge last year, so-called FAANG stocks peel away as investors look beyond pandemic
How Hong Kong can keep its edge after G7 tax deal
The city’s government may need to address a lack of whistle-blower protection and modern day slavery legislation if it is to remain competitive, writes Neil Newman.
Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'
Dr. Anthony Fauci told Kara Swisher that people who criticized his shifting stance on masks are "actually criticizing science," Axios reported.
New Data Suggests Low Risk Of COVID-19 Reinfection In Population
The data was published to help monitor and understand the risk of people contracting COVID-19 again. The data will be published regularly as part of the PHE Weekly Surveillance Report, according to a release.
China Vaccine Doses Pass 1 Billion Mark: Officials
China's Sinovac previously said trials of its shot in Brazil showed around 50 percent efficacy in preventing infection and 80 percent in preventing cases requiring medical intervention.
Eric Clapton Shared His Experience with COVID Vaccine
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