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A study in The Lancet on the risks of hydroxychloroquine is retracted by its author

The authors of a sensational paper that last month reported dismal findings about the use of chloroquine...

Overuse of Antibiotics In the Pandemic Could Undermine Lifesaving Drugs

The patients who deluged the emergency room at Detroit Medical Center in March and April exhibited telltale symptoms of the coronavirus: high...

Global Vaccines Alliance Hunt Gets $8.8 Billion Shot in the Arm for Coronavirus Treatment

Governments around the world on Thursday pledged $8.8 billion for global vaccines alliance Gavi to help immunisation programmes stalled by the coronavirus...

GAVI alliance raises $567m to buy COVID-19 vaccines for poor

International donors have pledged $567 million for a financial instrument launched by the GAVI vaccines alliance set up to incentivising vaccine manufacturers...

AstraZeneca aims at 2bn doses with potential vaccine

AstraZeneca will be able to deliver 2bn doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine this year and next, double the previous numbers, the...

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Supreme Court blocks order to remove inmates at prison infected with COVID-19

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a federal judge's order that required the government to begin moving more than 800 inmates...

Hydroxychloroquine fails to prevent COVID-19, large study finds

Hydroxychloroquine was no better than a placebo at preventing symptoms of COVID-19 among people exposed to the virus, according to research from...

Over 3,000 new infections per day in Iran for first time since March

Iran reported over 3,000 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday and Wednesday raising fears about a second spike. 3,117 new...

Warehouse workers are suing Amazon

A new lawsuit targeting Amazon claims a lack of Covid-19 protections at its Staten Island facility has put workers -- and their...

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Over 9,800 Coronavirus Cases, 273 Deaths in Another Record Jump, Infection Rise is 3rd Highest Globally

india saw a record single-day jump of 9,851 coronavirus cases and 273 deaths on Friday, pushing the...

Thanks to a virus lockdown, elephants are roaming freely in a Thai national park

Pandemic lockdowns have given nature a breather around the world, bringing animals to unexpected places. Cougars toured...

Brazil Records Biggest 24-hour Increase in Covid-19 Deaths, with 1,473

Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since...

60 Including Eight Staff Contract Coronavirus at Solapur Jail

The prison at Solapur in Maharashtra has reported 60 COVID-19 patients including inmates and jail staff in...

A study in The Lancet on the risks of hydroxychloroquine is retracted by its author

The authors of a sensational paper that last month reported dismal findings about the use of chloroquine...

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The fight against Covid-19 should also be the fight against tobacco

Editor's Note: Kelly Henning is the director of public health at Bloomberg Philanthropies. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. 

Two medical journals raise concern over data used in coronavirus studies

Two influential medical journals have issued expressions of concern about the data used in different coronavirus studies -- data that came from...

UK trials “unique formulation” of ibuprofen to treat coronavirus

A new London-based coronavirus treatment trial launched this week will test if a formulation of ibuprofen can treat one of the complications of coronavirus:...

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Germany saved its workers from unemployment and spent less money per person. Here’s how they did it

During the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment, and one-third of them have yet to receive any benefits.Instead of...

Eager to get traveling again? Find out which top destinations are reopening to tourists

Most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, but a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border...

Has the UK just canceled summer by imposing a 14-day quarantine?

Across Europe, beaches are getting ready for their first socially distanced foreign visitors, hotels are airing out rooms and restaurants are laying...

Coronavirus: Are protests legal amid lockdown?

Solidarity protests against the death of George Floyd in the US are continuing to take place in the UK - but are...

How dangerous is lifting lockdown?

Lockdown is starting to ease. Across the UK we can meet more people, while in England some children are...

Coronavirus: Can superspreading be stopped?

As the world races to find treatments and vaccines for coronavirus, scientists have another target in their sites - the superspreading event,...

Business

Avoid making these 5 mistakes when you reopen your business after the pandemic

As states around the country begin to reopen their economies, most business owners are responsible for making their own plans to keep their employees and customers safe.Consider doing instant-read temperature checks, offer protective gear to your employees,...

Restaurants rebel against delivery apps during coronavirus crisis

One restaurateur gives each bag a personal touch, printing out a small note with a simple message: Grubhub orders are killing his...

Gap Inc. faces lawsuit for skipping out on millions of dollars in rent during coronavirus crisis

Mall owner Simon Property Group is suing Gap Inc. for allegedly failing to pay more than $65.9 million in rent and other...

Avoid making these 5 mistakes when you reopen your business after the pandemic

As states around the country begin to reopen their economies, most business owners are responsible for making their own plans to keep...

Outdoor seating at NYC restaurants could be back in July

Outdoor seating at New York City restaurants could be back in July,  2 1/2 months months after the coronavirus pandemic brought most...

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Over 9,800 Coronavirus Cases, 273 Deaths in Another Record Jump, Infection Rise is 3rd Highest Globally

india saw a record single-day jump of 9,851 coronavirus cases and 273 deaths on Friday, pushing the...

Thanks to a virus lockdown, elephants are roaming freely in a Thai national park

Pandemic lockdowns have given nature a breather around the world, bringing animals to unexpected places. Cougars toured...

Brazil Records Biggest 24-hour Increase in Covid-19 Deaths, with 1,473

Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since...

60 Including Eight Staff Contract Coronavirus at Solapur Jail

The prison at Solapur in Maharashtra has reported 60 COVID-19 patients including inmates and jail staff in...

A study in The Lancet on the risks of hydroxychloroquine is retracted by its author

The authors of a sensational paper that last month reported dismal findings about the use of chloroquine...

Brazil Records Biggest 24-hour Increase in Covid-19 Deaths, with 1,473

Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since the outbreak began. That's equal...

60 Including Eight Staff Contract Coronavirus at Solapur Jail

The prison at Solapur in Maharashtra has reported 60 COVID-19 patients including inmates and jail staff in the last few days, a...

A study in The Lancet on the risks of hydroxychloroquine is retracted by its author

The authors of a sensational paper that last month reported dismal findings about the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19...

Covid-19 Pandemic Has Put 265 Million People at Risk of Starvation

The COVID-19 pandemic has put 265 million people globally at risk of starvation and India is expected to add 12 million more...

Hotels Ill-equipped to be Turned into Covid-19 Hospitals: CII Tells Delhi Govt

Industry chamber CII has urged the Delhi government to reconsider its decision to use select hotels for the purpose of hospitalisation of...

US Official Says Protesters Should ‘Highly Consider’ Getting Covid-19 Tests

Protesters particularly in cities that have struggled to control the novel coronavirus should "highly consider" getting tested for COVID-19, the illness caused...

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Over 9,800 Coronavirus Cases, 273 Deaths in Another Record Jump, Infection Rise is 3rd Highest Globally

india saw a record single-day jump of 9,851 coronavirus cases and 273 deaths on Friday, pushing the nationwide infection tally to 2,26,770...

Thanks to a virus lockdown, elephants are roaming freely in a Thai national park

Pandemic lockdowns have given nature a breather around the world, bringing animals to unexpected places. Cougars toured the deserted streets of Santiago,...

60 Including Eight Staff Contract Coronavirus at Solapur Jail

The prison at Solapur in Maharashtra has reported 60 COVID-19 patients including inmates and jail staff in the last few days, a...

Covid-19 Pandemic Has Put 265 Million People at Risk of Starvation

The COVID-19 pandemic has put 265 million people globally at risk of starvation and India is expected to add 12 million more...

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US Official Says Protesters Should ‘Highly Consider’ Getting Covid-19 Tests

Protesters particularly in cities that have struggled to control the novel coronavirus should "highly consider" getting tested for COVID-19, the illness caused...

Supreme Court blocks order to remove inmates at prison infected with COVID-19

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a federal judge's order that required the government to begin moving more than 800 inmates...

US authorities urge protesters to get tested

Protesters in the United States should "highly consider" getting tested for coronavirus, said Robert Redfield, director for the Centers for Disease Control...

Gap Inc. faces lawsuit for skipping out on millions of dollars in rent during coronavirus crisis

Mall owner Simon Property Group is suing Gap Inc. for allegedly failing to pay more than $65.9 million in rent and other...

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AstraZeneca Aims at Two Billion Doses With New Covid-19 Vaccine Deals

Britain's AstraZeneca will be able to deliver 2 billion doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine this year and next, double the previous...

UK to Make Face Coverings Compulsory on Public Transport from June 15

Face coverings will be compulsory for passengers on buses, trains, aircraft and ferries in England from June 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps...

France’s Bastille Day military parade replaced by ceremony in Paris

France's Bastille Day military parade marking its national day will be replaced by a ceremony on the Place de la Concorde square...

Czechs to drop travel restrictions for Germany, Austria, Hungary on Friday

The Czech Republic will drop restrictions on travel to and from Austria, Germany and Hungary on Friday, news agency CTK cited Prime...