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British Prime Minister announces Covid-19 winter plan

British Prime Minister announces Covid-19 winter plan

England will face tiered coronavirus restrictions until the end of March, despite the latest successful vaccine trials and rapid tests presenting a "route out of the pandemic".

England will face tiered coronavirus restrictions until the end of March, despite the latest successful vaccine trials and rapid tests presenting a "route out of the pandemic".

Oxford vaccine chief: Jab up to 90% effective against Covid-19

Professor Andrew Pollard, chief investigator of the Oxford Vaccine Trial at the University of Oxford, praised the data from the trial, suggesting that it could have an impact on asymptomatic carriers of the virus.

Professor Andrew Pollard, chief investigator of the Oxford Vaccine Trial at the University of Oxford, praised the data from the trial, suggesting that it could have an impact on asymptomatic carriers of the virus.

British vaccine is at least 70.4% effective against Covid-19, data shows

A coronavirus vaccine developed in the UK can prevent at least 70.4% of people from getting Covid-19, according to new data.

A coronavirus vaccine developed in the UK can prevent at least 70.4% of people from getting Covid-19, according to new data.

Florida senator Rick Scott tests positive for Covid-19

On Friday, Florida Senator Rick Scott revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

On Friday, Florida Senator Rick Scott revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

What will happen in England after lockdown?

The Government's winter strategy will enter into force after the current national lockdown finishes on December 2 and will include a strengthened three-tier system of local restrictions.

The Government's winter strategy will enter into force after the current national lockdown finishes on December 2 and will include a strengthened three-tier system of local restrictions.

Indonesia hits half a million Covid-19 cases

Indonesia has now recorded over half a million coronavirus cases and more than 16,000 deaths from the virus.

Indonesia has now recorded over half a million coronavirus cases and more than 16,000 deaths from the virus.

Trial volunteer amazed by speed of Oxford vaccine success

Interview with Jack Sommers, a volunteer on the AstraZeneca and Oxford University Covid-19 trial, said it was hard to believe how quickly scientists had developed the vaccine. Mr Sommers experienced mild side effects - a slightly raised temperatu...

Interview with Jack Sommers, a volunteer on the AstraZeneca and Oxford University Covid-19 trial, said it was hard to believe how quickly scientists had developed the vaccine. Mr Sommers experienced mild side effects - a slightly raised temperatu...

Covid-19 antibodies 'last at least six months'

Covid-19 antibodies are found to last at least six months, a new study has discovered.

Covid-19 antibodies are found to last at least six months, a new study has discovered.

"I think it's marvellous''- Brits react to vaccine news

Londoners welcomed the news on Monday that Britain's AstraZeneca vaccine for the coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, giving the world another important tool to halt the COVID-19 pandemic.

Londoners welcomed the news on Monday that Britain's AstraZeneca vaccine for the coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, giving the world another important tool to halt the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virologist welcomes news of 70% efficacy for Oxford vaccine

Interview with Lancaster University virologist Muhammad Munir, following the news that the Oxford vaccine is up to 90% effective against coronavirus.

Interview with Lancaster University virologist Muhammad Munir, following the news that the Oxford vaccine is up to 90% effective against coronavirus.

What does the Oxford vaccine announcement mean for the population?

The AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine has reported interim results from a phase 3 trial showing the jab can prevent the majority of people from developing the disease. What do these findings mean for people in the UK being vaccinated?

The AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine has reported interim results from a phase 3 trial showing the jab can prevent the majority of people from developing the disease. What do these findings mean for people in the UK being vaccinated?

Goodbye city, hello countryside!

The coronavirus has deprived city dwellers of everything from theatres to cafes and restaurants. In the absence of such offerings, some are deciding to begin new lives in the countryside instead.

The coronavirus has deprived city dwellers of everything from theatres to cafes and restaurants. In the absence of such offerings, some are deciding to begin new lives in the countryside instead.

Covid-19 pandemic 'could transform fatherhood role'

The Covid-19 pandemic could transform how society views fatherhood, experts have claimed.

The Covid-19 pandemic could transform how society views fatherhood, experts have claimed.

G20 leaders will 'spare no effort' to create fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccine

Credit: G20 In the final press conference of the virtual G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Al-Jadaan the Minister for Finance said the leaders agreed to ensure the fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide, and support poorer c...

Credit: G20 In the final press conference of the virtual G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Al-Jadaan the Minister for Finance said the leaders agreed to ensure the fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide, and support poorer c...

England to enter strengthened three-tier system

England will enter a tougher three-tiered system of local coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street has said. Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter to MPs on Monday as he sets out how...

England will enter a tougher three-tiered system of local coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street has said. Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for winter to MPs on Monday as he sets out how...

Pfizer seeks emergency use approval for vaccine

Pfizer said it will apply to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus.

Pfizer said it will apply to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus.

Malicious cyber attacks are sabotaging Covid vaccine development

Russian and North Korean hackers are targeting Covid vaccine makers.

Russian and North Korean hackers are targeting Covid vaccine makers.

Coronavirus immunity can last for more than 6 months, new study finds

Researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, UC San Diego and the Icahn School of Medicine published the study online on Monday.

Researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, UC San Diego and the Icahn School of Medicine published the study online on Monday.

Web searches for insomnia surged at height of Covid-19 lockdown

Been having trouble sleeping amid the ongoing pandemic? New research has proven that you're definitely not alone.

Been having trouble sleeping amid the ongoing pandemic? New research has proven that you're definitely not alone.

Spend time outdoors to combat Covid-19 stress

Spending time outdoors is key to beating Covid-19 stress, a new study has suggested.

Spending time outdoors is key to beating Covid-19 stress, a new study has suggested.

Can these huge freezers help a vaccine rollout?

The German cold-container specialist va-Q-tec has seen a surge in demand for its deep freezers, it said on Wednesday. Hope around the world continues to grow that a COVID-19 vaccine can be distributed safely.

The German cold-container specialist va-Q-tec has seen a surge in demand for its deep freezers, it said on Wednesday. Hope around the world continues to grow that a COVID-19 vaccine can be distributed safely.

AstraZeneca Covid shot shows promise in elderly

Test results show that a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford can produce a strong immune response in older people.

Test results show that a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford can produce a strong immune response in older people.

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in older adults - study

The University of Oxford is expected to release data on the effectiveness of its coronavirus vaccine in the coming weeks, with the latest trial results suggesting it produces a strong immune response in older adults. The ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 vaccine...

The University of Oxford is expected to release data on the effectiveness of its coronavirus vaccine in the coming weeks, with the latest trial results suggesting it produces a strong immune response in older adults. The ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 vaccine...

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine heads into approval phase

Pfizer is preparing to formally ask for emergency use authorization for its vaccine in the U.S., after new data showed it's safe and 95 per cent effective. The vaccine’s approval in Canada could come

Pfizer is preparing to formally ask for emergency use authorization for its vaccine in the U.S., after new data showed it's safe and 95 per cent effective. The vaccine’s approval in Canada could come

Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine trial showing strong response in older adults

Researchers say the findings are “encouraging”.

Researchers say the findings are “encouraging”.

Pfizer ends vaccine trial with 95% success rate

Final results from Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine trial showed its shot had a 95% success rate and two months of safety data, paving the way for the drugmaker to apply for an emergency U.S. authorization within days, it said on Wednesday.

Final results from Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine trial showed its shot had a 95% success rate and two months of safety data, paving the way for the drugmaker to apply for an emergency U.S. authorization within days, it said on Wednesday.

FDA approves first at-home Covid-19 test kit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved the first COVID-19 self-testing kit for home use that provides results within 30 minutes. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved the first COVID-19 self-testing kit for home use that provides results within 30 minutes. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Covid-19 cases in S Korea exceed 300 for first time since August

Stubborn cluster outbreaks prompt concern that country is on brink of another wave of the coronavirus.

Stubborn cluster outbreaks prompt concern that country is on brink of another wave of the coronavirus.

Pfizer vaccine is 95% effective and has passed safety checks, new data shows

The coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer - which is due to arrive in the UK before the end of the year - is 95% effective and has passed its safety checks, according to further data from the firm.

The coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer - which is due to arrive in the UK before the end of the year - is 95% effective and has passed its safety checks, according to further data from the firm.

South Korea warns of new Covid-19 crisis

New social-distancing measures will come into effect for the greater Seoul area on Thursday, as officials warn of an even bigger crisis if anti-COVID-19 efforts fail to dampen a spike in new cases.

New social-distancing measures will come into effect for the greater Seoul area on Thursday, as officials warn of an even bigger crisis if anti-COVID-19 efforts fail to dampen a spike in new cases.

Covid-19 in Europe: Cases surge with several countries in lockdown

Europe is bracing for a long, hard winter, with leaders urging people to endure just a few more months of discipline and self-sacrifice.

Europe is bracing for a long, hard winter, with leaders urging people to endure just a few more months of discipline and self-sacrifice.

Pfizer to start pilot delivery for Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements.

Pfizer has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements.

Why you shouldn't use masks with valves

The British National Institute of Standards and Technology has found that masks with exhalation valves do not help to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

The British National Institute of Standards and Technology has found that masks with exhalation valves do not help to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Finland's great at social distancing, and it shows

While many countries struggle with a second wave of the coronavirus, Finland has halted a rise in new infections at Europe's lowest level, helped by the fact that for Finns social distancing comes naturally.

While many countries struggle with a second wave of the coronavirus, Finland has halted a rise in new infections at Europe's lowest level, helped by the fact that for Finns social distancing comes naturally.

Expert says Covid risk in sport may be minimal

The chances of COVID-19 being spread during professional sport is very low, a British doctor researching the impact of the disease told Reuters.

The chances of COVID-19 being spread during professional sport is very low, a British doctor researching the impact of the disease told Reuters.

New US vaccine may be 94.5% effective

Early data from a Covid-19 vaccine produced in the US shows that it is nearly 95% effective. The company Moderna claims that this product is even more effective than the Pfizer jab which was seen as the first breakthrough in potential mass vacci...

Early data from a Covid-19 vaccine produced in the US shows that it is nearly 95% effective. The company Moderna claims that this product is even more effective than the Pfizer jab which was seen as the first breakthrough in potential mass vacci...

Covid has been in Italy since Sept. 2019: study

A study by Italy's National Cancer institute suggests that coronavirus may have spread to that country as early as September 2019, much earlier than it was previously believed to have spread from China.

A study by Italy's National Cancer institute suggests that coronavirus may have spread to that country as early as September 2019, much earlier than it was previously believed to have spread from China.

German government asks population to be 'lazy as raccoons' in coronavirus advert

A German advert has gained popularity after encouraging people to be 'lazy as raccoons' to halt the spread of Covid-19. The government advert sees an elderly man looking back at the year 2020, when he was 22 and wanting to "party, to study, to g...

A German advert has gained popularity after encouraging people to be 'lazy as raccoons' to halt the spread of Covid-19. The government advert sees an elderly man looking back at the year 2020, when he was 22 and wanting to "party, to study, to g...

Australia back on high alert with new virus cluster

A new coronavirus outbreak in Australia has put the country back on high alert, with several states imposing new restrictions on arrivals from South Australia.

A new coronavirus outbreak in Australia has put the country back on high alert, with several states imposing new restrictions on arrivals from South Australia.

People with learning disabilities 'six times more likely to die from Covid-19'

People with learning disabilities were six times more likely to die from Covid-19 during the first wave of the pandemic in the U.K.

People with learning disabilities were six times more likely to die from Covid-19 during the first wave of the pandemic in the U.K.

Mexico reaches one million Covid-19 cases, nears 100,000 deaths

Mexico has the world’s fourth-highest death toll from the virus after the United States, Brazil and India.

Mexico has the world’s fourth-highest death toll from the virus after the United States, Brazil and India.

Covid restrictions extended for one week in Northern Ireland

Covid-19 restrictions will be extended for one week in Northern Ireland, sources said. Some areas of the locked down hospitality sectors will partly reopen next Friday. Covid-19 restrictions will be extended for one week in Northern Ireland, sou...

Covid-19 restrictions will be extended for one week in Northern Ireland, sources said. Some areas of the locked down hospitality sectors will partly reopen next Friday. Covid-19 restrictions will be extended for one week in Northern Ireland, sou...

EU countries struggle with rapidly spreading Covid-19 wave

The World Health Organization is warning EU countries not to lift restrictions too fast, as that could lead to a further spike in cases.

The World Health Organization is warning EU countries not to lift restrictions too fast, as that could lead to a further spike in cases.

Fitness devices 'could curb the spread of Covid-19'

Wearing a fitness device could help the battle to control the spread of Covid-19.

Wearing a fitness device could help the battle to control the spread of Covid-19.

Dr Fauci on Covid-19 vaccine: Don't despair, the end is in sight

Anthony Fauci in discussion on Covid-19 at a Chatham House virtual event. Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), believes "the end is in sight" with a coronavirus vaccine ever closer, but urged Go...

Anthony Fauci in discussion on Covid-19 at a Chatham House virtual event. Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), believes "the end is in sight" with a coronavirus vaccine ever closer, but urged Go...

Rethinking ventilation to deal with airborne COVID-19

As aerosol transmission of COVID-19 becomes more widely acknowledged, schools and businesses are looking for new ventilation solutions to guard against it.

As aerosol transmission of COVID-19 becomes more widely acknowledged, schools and businesses are looking for new ventilation solutions to guard against it.

Why I volunteered for a Covid vaccine trial

When investigative reporter Steve Stecklow told his friends he'd volunteered to be injected with an experimental vaccine for COVID-19, some weren't convinced - but he had his reasons.

When investigative reporter Steve Stecklow told his friends he'd volunteered to be injected with an experimental vaccine for COVID-19, some weren't convinced - but he had his reasons.

Belgian funeral home full with Covid deaths

In a small town south of Brussels, funeral director Stephane Geeurickx says almost all the dead he has buried in the last weeks died of COVID-19, which was not the case when the pandemic first took hold.

In a small town south of Brussels, funeral director Stephane Geeurickx says almost all the dead he has buried in the last weeks died of COVID-19, which was not the case when the pandemic first took hold.

Europe's resurgent outbreak: Deaths, infections rise on continent

Alarming numbers from Europe, as Spain records more than 400 coronavirus-related deaths and the UK's death toll passes 50,000.

Alarming numbers from Europe, as Spain records more than 400 coronavirus-related deaths and the UK's death toll passes 50,000.

Daughter who lost parents to Covid urges others to heed restrictions

A woman whose parents died three days apart with Covid-19 has launched an online archive of stories of grief to encourage others to heed restrictions. Bronagh O'Connell said she was denied the opportunity to celebrate her "wonderful" teacher pare...

A woman whose parents died three days apart with Covid-19 has launched an online archive of stories of grief to encourage others to heed restrictions. Bronagh O'Connell said she was denied the opportunity to celebrate her "wonderful" teacher pare...

How businesses and schools are dealing with airborne COVID-19

As airborne transmission of COVID-19 becomes more widely acknowledged, schools and businesses where people congregate indoors are trying to guard against it. Ventilation is key, says a Canadian bioaerosol

As airborne transmission of COVID-19 becomes more widely acknowledged, schools and businesses where people congregate indoors are trying to guard against it. Ventilation is key, says a Canadian bioaerosol

New study reveals the locations at highest risk of spreading COVID-19

New study reveals the locations at highest risk of spreading COVID-19

New study reveals the locations at highest risk of spreading COVID-19

Volunteers who took Pfizer vaccine say it felt like suffering a 'severe hangover'

Volunteers who took Pfizer vaccine say it felt like suffering a 'severe hangover'

Volunteers who took Pfizer vaccine say it felt like suffering a 'severe hangover'

What we know about the mink coronavirus strain

What is the mink coronavirus strain and what implications does it have for potential vaccines? Rosanna Philpott talks through what we know so far.

What is the mink coronavirus strain and what implications does it have for potential vaccines? Rosanna Philpott talks through what we know so far.

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise above 50,000

The UK death toll for coronavirus has risen above 50,000 after the Government announced a further 595 people had died of the virus within 28 days of testing positive.

The UK death toll for coronavirus has risen above 50,000 after the Government announced a further 595 people had died of the virus within 28 days of testing positive.

Coronavirus daily death toll hits six-month high in Scotland

Deaths of coronavirus patients in Scotland have reached a six-month high after 64 were recorded in the past in 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The overall death toll - of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 d...

Deaths of coronavirus patients in Scotland have reached a six-month high after 64 were recorded in the past in 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The overall death toll - of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 d...

Sputnik vaccine is 92% effective: Russia

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results. Data from Moscow is hot on the heels of American company Pfizer's own early results showing similar effectiveness levels.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results. Data from Moscow is hot on the heels of American company Pfizer's own early results showing similar effectiveness levels.

Rush for top Covid-19 vaccines leaves poorer nations exposed

UK, US, EU and Japan pre-order just over half of available doses, leaving Africa, Asia and other countries unprotected.

UK, US, EU and Japan pre-order just over half of available doses, leaving Africa, Asia and other countries unprotected.

Coronavirus: what has changed about what we know?

Covid-19 has spread around the world, sending millions of people into lockdown as health services struggle to cope.

Covid-19 has spread around the world, sending millions of people into lockdown as health services struggle to cope.

Covid vaccine: Hopes Pfizer drug could be in use by year-end

Wealthy nations representing just 13 percent of the world's population have already pre-ordered 51 percent of the production of the leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

Wealthy nations representing just 13 percent of the world's population have already pre-ordered 51 percent of the production of the leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

Coronavirus: Vaccine may take longer than expected for Aussies

Australians are being warned the Pfizer vaccine may take longer than expected and the required two shots means it would cover only five million people here.

Australians are being warned the Pfizer vaccine may take longer than expected and the required two shots means it would cover only five million people here.

Will there be a COVID-19 vaccine soon?

Drugmaker Pfizer announces its vaccine candidate is 'more than 90% effective'

Drugmaker Pfizer announces its vaccine candidate is 'more than 90% effective'

Oxford vaccine volunteer anticipating good news after Pfizer reveal

A volunteer on the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid trial says he is proud to have played a "small but important" role in the development of a vaccine. After Pfizer reported that their experimental vaccine was 90% effective at preventing Covid-19 infecti...

A volunteer on the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid trial says he is proud to have played a "small but important" role in the development of a vaccine. After Pfizer reported that their experimental vaccine was 90% effective at preventing Covid-19 infecti...

How does the Oxford vaccine differ to Pfizer's?

The AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine has not yet reported its results but it is hoped it will prove effective. The AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine has been a frontrunner in the race to find a coronavirus jab and is expected to report i...

The AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine has not yet reported its results but it is hoped it will prove effective. The AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine has been a frontrunner in the race to find a coronavirus jab and is expected to report i...

Vaccine fear may undermine Covid fight

British scientists said on Tuesday that an 80% uptake of a COVID-19 vaccine may be needed to protect communities, but volatile levels of misinformation and vaccine mistrust could still undermine efforts to tackle the pandemic.

British scientists said on Tuesday that an 80% uptake of a COVID-19 vaccine may be needed to protect communities, but volatile levels of misinformation and vaccine mistrust could still undermine efforts to tackle the pandemic.

The many hurdles for Pfizer's Covid vaccine

Work to distribute the experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE is gearing up after the companies announced successful interim data earlier on Monday, but it will not be coming to local pharmacies for the general public a

Work to distribute the experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE is gearing up after the companies announced successful interim data earlier on Monday, but it will not be coming to local pharmacies for the general public a

Brazil suspends trials of China's Covid-19 vaccine

Brazil's health regulator has suspended a clinical trial for China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine citing a severe adverse event, surprising the trial organizers who countered there had been a death but it was unrelated to the vaccine.

Brazil's health regulator has suspended a clinical trial for China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine citing a severe adverse event, surprising the trial organizers who countered there had been a death but it was unrelated to the vaccine.

China's wildlife prosecutions up since Covid-19

China prosecuted more than 15,000 people for wildlife-related crimes in the first nine months of the year, state prosecutors said, as authorities moved to enforce a trafficking ban imposed after the COVID-19 outbreak.

China prosecuted more than 15,000 people for wildlife-related crimes in the first nine months of the year, state prosecutors said, as authorities moved to enforce a trafficking ban imposed after the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wear a mask, urges Biden as US passes 10m confirmed coronavirus cases

US president-elect Joe Biden has implored Americans to "wear a mask" to help fight the spread of coronavirus as the country passed 10 million confirmed cases.

US president-elect Joe Biden has implored Americans to "wear a mask" to help fight the spread of coronavirus as the country passed 10 million confirmed cases.

UK: Prime Minister welcomes vaccine news but stresses need for caution

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine had cleared a "significant hurdle" but there were more to come before it could be used.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine had cleared a "significant hurdle" but there were more to come before it could be used.

UK Covid-19 pilot testing programme begins in Liverpool

Could this be the blueprint for an exit strategy from COVID-19?

Could this be the blueprint for an exit strategy from COVID-19?

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine '90% effective in preventing the disease'

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and biotech firm BioNTech have said their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection. The results are based on the first interim analysis of P...

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and biotech firm BioNTech have said their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection. The results are based on the first interim analysis of P...

Global coronavirus cases exceed 50 million

Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of the total. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Global coronavirus infections exceeded 50 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, with a second wave of the virus in the past 30 days accounting for a quarter of the total. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Europe reimposes lockdowns as coronavirus cases surge

Facing second wave of COVID-19 cases, new curbs come as some European countries see record infections.

Facing second wave of COVID-19 cases, new curbs come as some European countries see record infections.

Covid-19: What light is there at the end of the tunnel?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that there is "light at the end of the tunnel" in tackling coronavirus. But with England back in a national lockdown, what is there on the horizon that could help bring the outbreak under control and allow li...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that there is "light at the end of the tunnel" in tackling coronavirus. But with England back in a national lockdown, what is there on the horizon that could help bring the outbreak under control and allow li...

UK: What are the new lockdown rules?

Boris Johnson has ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus. A new national lockdown across England means people must stay at home unless for specific reasons. The new national lockdown will run from November ...

Boris Johnson has ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus. A new national lockdown across England means people must stay at home unless for specific reasons. The new national lockdown will run from November ...

Lockdown 2.0 begins in England

Tough restrictions come into force across England as the country begins a second lockdown set to last until December 2.

Tough restrictions come into force across England as the country begins a second lockdown set to last until December 2.

Denmark finds 214 people with mink-related coronavirus

Denmark’s prime minister wants to cull all minks in farms to minimise the risk of retransmitting COVID-19 to humans.

Denmark’s prime minister wants to cull all minks in farms to minimise the risk of retransmitting COVID-19 to humans.

Europe's second wave: Lockdowns return amid healthcare pressure

Country after country, Europe is retreating into lockdown.

Country after country, Europe is retreating into lockdown.

Over 200 found with mink-related Covid mutation

Parts of Denmark will face new, tougher lockdown measures after health authorities discovered a mutated coronavirus strain in minks and people in the north of the country.

Parts of Denmark will face new, tougher lockdown measures after health authorities discovered a mutated coronavirus strain in minks and people in the north of the country.

U.S. tops 100,000 cases for second straight day

Coronavirus cases in the United States surged by at least 120,276 on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, the second consecutive daily record rise. The new cases have been accompanied by a steep rise in hospital admissions.

Coronavirus cases in the United States surged by at least 120,276 on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, the second consecutive daily record rise. The new cases have been accompanied by a steep rise in hospital admissions.

US sets new record for coronavirus cases

The United States set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday with at least 102,591 new infections. Hospitals in several states reported a rising tide of patients.

The United States set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday with at least 102,591 new infections. Hospitals in several states reported a rising tide of patients.

England is back on lockdown - and Greece is next

England spent its first day back under lockdown on Thursday, and Greece is set to follow suit. It has ordered strict three week nationwide restrictions to help contain a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, its second this year after a sharp increase in inf

England spent its first day back under lockdown on Thursday, and Greece is set to follow suit. It has ordered strict three week nationwide restrictions to help contain a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, its second this year after a sharp increase in inf

Remdesivir shunned in WHO-led Covid study

A World Health Organization-led scheme to supply COVID-19 drugs to poor countries is betting on experimental monoclonal antibody treatments and steroids but is shunning Gilead's remdesivir blockbuster therapy, an internal document shows.

A World Health Organization-led scheme to supply COVID-19 drugs to poor countries is betting on experimental monoclonal antibody treatments and steroids but is shunning Gilead's remdesivir blockbuster therapy, an internal document shows.

Lockdown 2.0 begins in England

Tough restrictions come into force across England as the country begins a second lockdown set to last until December 2.

Tough restrictions come into force across England as the country begins a second lockdown set to last until December 2.

What progress is being made with coronavirus vaccines?

Covid-19 vaccines could be rolled out in the UK within the first half of next year, with the NHS to prepare to deliver doses by Christmas "if they become available".

Covid-19 vaccines could be rolled out in the UK within the first half of next year, with the NHS to prepare to deliver doses by Christmas "if they become available".

Londoners enjoy last night out before new lockdown

Londoners shrugged off a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic and flocked to pubs and restaurants on Wednesday night, hours before the introduction of a new month-long lockdown across England.

Londoners shrugged off a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic and flocked to pubs and restaurants on Wednesday night, hours before the introduction of a new month-long lockdown across England.

UK parliament approves month-long COVID-19 lockdown for England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists looming new coronavirus lockdown will end ‘automatically’ in four weeks.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists looming new coronavirus lockdown will end ‘automatically’ in four weeks.

UK: What are the new lockdown rules?

Boris Johnson has ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus. A new national lockdown across England means people must stay at home unless for specific reasons. The new national lockdown will run from Novemb...

Boris Johnson has ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus. A new national lockdown across England means people must stay at home unless for specific reasons. The new national lockdown will run from Novemb...

How to ask for a raise during a pandemic

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy. Is it a good time to ask for a raise and if so how do you do it?

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy. Is it a good time to ask for a raise and if so how do you do it?

MPs back new coronavirus lockdown for England

MPs have approved regulations for a second lockdown in England from November 5 until December 2 by 516 votes to 38, majority 478. From Thursday, pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will again be forced to close their doors after the Commons...

MPs have approved regulations for a second lockdown in England from November 5 until December 2 by 516 votes to 38, majority 478. From Thursday, pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will again be forced to close their doors after the Commons...

Daily coronavirus deaths in Scotland at highest level since May

The number of daily coronavirus deaths in Scotland has hit its highest level since May, Nicola Sturgeon has said during her daily coronavirus briefing.

The number of daily coronavirus deaths in Scotland has hit its highest level since May, Nicola Sturgeon has said during her daily coronavirus briefing.

NHS chief executive: Coronavirus vaccination unlikely until 2021

The chief executive of NHS England, Sir Simon Stevens, has warned that a mass vaccination programme is unlikely to get under way before next year.

The chief executive of NHS England, Sir Simon Stevens, has warned that a mass vaccination programme is unlikely to get under way before next year.

'Small chance' of Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas

The director of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial has said there is a "small chance" a jab will be ready before Christmas. The vaccine has not yet been approved and it will need to go through regulators to confirm it is safe before it can be o...

The director of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial has said there is a "small chance" a jab will be ready before Christmas. The vaccine has not yet been approved and it will need to go through regulators to confirm it is safe before it can be o...

MPs to vote on new Covid lockdown for England

MPs are to vote on a new four-week coronavirus lockdown for England amid warnings the NHS will be overwhelmed with thousands more deaths unless action is taken. With Labour backing the new restrictions, which are due to come into force on Thursda...

MPs are to vote on a new four-week coronavirus lockdown for England amid warnings the NHS will be overwhelmed with thousands more deaths unless action is taken. With Labour backing the new restrictions, which are due to come into force on Thursda...

Study links 30,000 Covid cases to Trump campaign rallies

Researchers at Stanford University have found a concerning link between COVID-19 and Donald Trump’s campaign rallies.

Researchers at Stanford University have found a concerning link between COVID-19 and Donald Trump’s campaign rallies.

British Prime Minister certain 'better days' ahead after lockdown 2.0 announcement

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a positive message during his Cabinet meeting after the announcement that England is to go into a second national lockdown.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a positive message during his Cabinet meeting after the announcement that England is to go into a second national lockdown.

The captain rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean during the Covid-19 pandemic

Savvas Kourepinis is the captain of the Astral, a humanitarian boat patrolling the Mediterranean Sea to rescue people attempting to cross the main maritime route from north Africa to Europe.

Savvas Kourepinis is the captain of the Astral, a humanitarian boat patrolling the Mediterranean Sea to rescue people attempting to cross the main maritime route from north Africa to Europe.