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Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in the summer, CDC says

Keen to send the nation’s kids back to reopened schools, President Trump has called children “virtually immune,”...

Covid-19 has killed 1 million people worldwide. Experts fear the toll may double before a vaccine is ready

More than 1 million people have died from the coronavirus worldwide, marking another milestone in the pandemic's brief but devastating history.

Covid-19 test results could arrive in minutes, not hours or days

As governments scramble to contain new surges of Covid-19, the World Health Organization announced on Monday that a new initiative will supply 120 million...

Some in White House still don’t “believe this virus is real,” former Pence aide says

Olivia Troye, a former top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, said that some members of the Trump administration continue to shrug...

Puberty in a pandemic? It’s not all bad news, experts say

For many, the pandemic has scrambled any sense of passing time. Parents and pediatricians know better: Babies turn into toddlers, who turn into...

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The US ranks top of the global 1 million death toll, and virus cases are rising in 23 states

The global Covid-19 death toll has crossed 1 million -- and the United States accounts for more than 20%. It took less than...

Coronavirus rates are rising sharply in Paris

Coronavirus rates are surging in Paris and the surrounding region, according to the French regional health authority. France is...

Canada’s largest province reports highest number of daily cases ever reported during pandemic

Ontario, Canada’s largest province, reported 700 new Covid-19 cases Monday, a single day record for the province since the start of the...

Brooklyn “major contributor” to rise in New York’s positivity rate

New York State added 834 positive Covid-19 cases, marking a 1.5% positivity rate, the governor said adding that Brooklyn, Orange County and Rockland...

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Jim Parsons says he didn’t realise he had coronavirus

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has said he and his husband had contracted coronavirus without realising.

UK shop owners ‘have lost’ more than £2bn of rent this year

More than £2bn of UK retail rents are likely to have gone unpaid by Tuesday, a property...

How Amazon managed the coronavirus crisis and came out stronger

The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy,...

Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in the summer, CDC says

Keen to send the nation’s kids back to reopened schools, President Trump has called children “virtually immune,”...

First cruise ship to sail post-coronavirus docks after 12 crew test positive

The first cruise ship to sail in Greece post-coronavirus lockdown was forced to dock Tuesday after 12 crew tested...

Science

Why the coronavirus death rate still eludes scientists

Global deaths from Covid-19 have reached 1 million, but experts are still struggling to figure out a crucial metric in the pandemic:...

Covid-19 has killed 1 million people worldwide. Experts fear the toll may double before a vaccine is ready

More than 1 million people have died from the coronavirus worldwide, marking another milestone in the pandemic's brief but devastating history.

Covid-19 test results could arrive in minutes, not hours or days

As governments scramble to contain new surges of Covid-19, the World Health Organization announced on Monday that a new initiative will supply 120 million...

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Coronavirus question: How do masks compare to face shields?

Face masks are becoming increasingly prevalent across Saskatchewan as the economy reopens and the cold weather begins settling in. Global...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Positive test rates top 25% in some U.S....

How The Rich Partied During Coronavirus Lockdown

This summer was one of sporting fixtures cancelled, concerts postponed and national borders closed, meaning little live entertainment for anyone. Except for...

What Is The Death Rate For Covid-19 Coronavirus? What This Study Found

Welcome to 2020, when people continue to argue about the death rate of a pandemic that’s already killed over 200,000 Americans. It’s...

Coronavirus Travel: Are Covid-Sniffing Dogs At Airports The Solution?

Sniffing dogs trained to detect coronavirus have been put to the test at Helsinki airport in Finland and with “close to 100% accuracy” according...

Why children’s immune response more effective against COVID-19

Children and adults exhibit distinct immune system responses to infection by the virus that causes COVID-19, a finding that helps explain why...

Business

Boston’s “Salt Bae” restaurant fails Covid-19 safety regulations and must close, city says

A popular Instagram star is catching flak after Boston's Licensing Board ordered his latest restaurant venture to close for failing to meet Covid-19 public safety standards, a city spokesperson told CNN. The restaurant, Nusr-Et...

How Amazon managed the coronavirus crisis and came out stronger

The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy, brought industries to a complete...

6 ways the coronavirus pandemic has forever altered the retail landscape

Few in retail could have predicted that a newly discovered virus would spread widely beyond China’s borders earlier this year, morph into a...

Boston’s “Salt Bae” restaurant fails Covid-19 safety regulations and must close, city says

A popular Instagram star is catching flak after Boston's Licensing Board ordered his latest restaurant venture to close for failing to meet...

Northern Irish bars and restaurants to close early

Pubs, bars, restaurants, and cafes in Northern Ireland must close by 11 p.m., the country's government announced Tuesday.  The...

Top Business Posts

Jim Parsons says he didn’t realise he had coronavirus

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has said he and his husband had contracted coronavirus without realising.

UK shop owners ‘have lost’ more than £2bn of rent this year

More than £2bn of UK retail rents are likely to have gone unpaid by Tuesday, a property...

How Amazon managed the coronavirus crisis and came out stronger

The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy,...

Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in the summer, CDC says

Keen to send the nation’s kids back to reopened schools, President Trump has called children “virtually immune,”...

First cruise ship to sail post-coronavirus docks after 12 crew test positive

The first cruise ship to sail in Greece post-coronavirus lockdown was forced to dock Tuesday after 12 crew tested...

How Amazon managed the coronavirus crisis and came out stronger

The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy, brought industries to a complete...

Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in the summer, CDC says

Keen to send the nation’s kids back to reopened schools, President Trump has called children “virtually immune,” “essentially immune” and “almost immune”...

First cruise ship to sail post-coronavirus docks after 12 crew test positive

The first cruise ship to sail in Greece post-coronavirus lockdown was forced to dock Tuesday after 12 crew tested positive for the contagion, local...

6 ways the coronavirus pandemic has forever altered the retail landscape

Few in retail could have predicted that a newly discovered virus would spread widely beyond China’s borders earlier this year, morph into a...

Ontario reporting 554 cases of COVID-19, 4 deaths

Ontario is reporting 554 cases of COVID-19 and four deaths, with 251 new cases in Toronto. There were 106 in Ottawa, 79...

Two NFL teams suspend activities after 8 new coronavirus cases

Two NFL teams are suspending in-person activities after eight people tested positive for COVID-19. Three Tennessee Titans players and...

Asia News

Moscow to extend school holidays because of coronavirus

Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has announced the extension of the fall school break from one to two weeks due to seasonal illnesses and the...

World Bank says pandemic has knocked East Asian economic growth to lowest level in a half-centuryl

East Asia and the Pacific region have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, bringing economic growth rates down to levels not...

Russia signs deal to supply Sputnik-V vaccine to Nepal

Russia's Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced a deal on Tuesday with Nepal’s Trinity Pharmaceuticals to supply 25 million doses of the Sputnik-V...

Myanmar’s virus restrictions keep journalists at home

The strict stay-at-home order issued by Myanmar last week for its largest city, Yangon, barred residents from traveling from any of its...

North America News

Jim Parsons says he didn’t realise he had coronavirus

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has said he and his husband had contracted coronavirus without realising. The actor recalled how...

How Amazon managed the coronavirus crisis and came out stronger

The coronavirus pandemic has not only killed more than 1 million people around the world. It’s also devastated the global economy, brought industries to a complete...

Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in the summer, CDC says

Keen to send the nation’s kids back to reopened schools, President Trump has called children “virtually immune,” “essentially immune” and “almost immune”...

6 ways the coronavirus pandemic has forever altered the retail landscape

Few in retail could have predicted that a newly discovered virus would spread widely beyond China’s borders earlier this year, morph into a...

Europe News

UK shop owners ‘have lost’ more than £2bn of rent this year

More than £2bn of UK retail rents are likely to have gone unpaid by Tuesday, a property industry body has said, with...

First cruise ship to sail post-coronavirus docks after 12 crew test positive

The first cruise ship to sail in Greece post-coronavirus lockdown was forced to dock Tuesday after 12 crew tested positive for the contagion, local...

UK PM Johnson brags about being fitter than he was before coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed Tuesday he was obese when he contracted the coronavirus earlier this year, but after losing weight...

European Leaders Fear Economic Impact of Coronavirus Will Fuel Migration

European officials fear the coronavirus pandemic will spark eventually another massive migration wave from Africa and the Middle East. “The social and...