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Both sides 'far apart' on coronavirus aid talks

Both sides 'far apart' on coronavirus aid talks

Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress and top aides to President Donald Trump failed to make substantial progress on a new coronavirus aid bill, saying they are still 'far apart.

Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress and top aides to President Donald Trump failed to make substantial progress on a new coronavirus aid bill, saying they are still 'far apart.

New data predicts 300,000 U.S. deaths by Dec

Nearly 300,000 Americans could be dead from COVID-19 by Dec. 1, University of Washington health experts forecast on Thursday, although they said 70,000 lives could be saved if people were scrupulous about wearing masks. Colette Luke has the latest.

Nearly 300,000 Americans could be dead from COVID-19 by Dec. 1, University of Washington health experts forecast on Thursday, although they said 70,000 lives could be saved if people were scrupulous about wearing masks. Colette Luke has the latest.

Notting Hill Carnival to go digital for 2020 festival

Notting Hill Carnival will be moving online this year after the event was forced to cancel its street party due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For the first time in its 54-year history, the west London summer staple will be streamed over fo...

Notting Hill Carnival will be moving online this year after the event was forced to cancel its street party due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For the first time in its 54-year history, the west London summer staple will be streamed over fo...

Almost 200 fines issued to Victorians over past 24 hours for breaching Covid-19 lockdown

Police are also speaking to 150 people supposed to be in quarantine who were not at home.

Police are also speaking to 150 people supposed to be in quarantine who were not at home.

Mutation may have made the coronavirus more infectious and less deadly: scientists

The coronavirus had bifurcated into G and A viruses when COVID-19 spread to California in March, according to new research published in Cell.

The coronavirus had bifurcated into G and A viruses when COVID-19 spread to California in March, according to new research published in Cell.

Trump says vaccine possible near Election Day

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was possible the United States would have a coronavirus vaccine before the Nov. 3 election, a more optimistic forecast on timing than anything suggested by his own White House health experts. Cole

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was possible the United States would have a coronavirus vaccine before the Nov. 3 election, a more optimistic forecast on timing than anything suggested by his own White House health experts. Cole

Coronavirus: England areas with most new cases per 100,000 people

Here is Thursday's update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19, showing the top five local authorities. Blackburn with Darwen is currently showing the highest rise in cases, with 82.2 per 100,000.

Here is Thursday's update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19, showing the top five local authorities. Blackburn with Darwen is currently showing the highest rise in cases, with 82.2 per 100,000.

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases near 20 million

The Department of Health and Social Care said 46,413 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday.

The Department of Health and Social Care said 46,413 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday.

Trump defends claim children 'virtually immune' to coronavirus

President Donald Trump has defended his claim that children are 'virtually immune' to coronavirus. Facebook has deleted a post by US President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about t...

President Donald Trump has defended his claim that children are 'virtually immune' to coronavirus. Facebook has deleted a post by US President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about t...

A Brazil respiratory therapist becomes a patient

Ana Carolina Xavier was helping as many as six coronavirus patients a day to slowly recover lung capacity when she began worrying about her own breathing. Gavino Garay has more.

Ana Carolina Xavier was helping as many as six coronavirus patients a day to slowly recover lung capacity when she began worrying about her own breathing. Gavino Garay has more.

Egyptian restaurant hires adorable robot waiter to ease social distancing

A restaurant in Cairo has hired a robot to assist in serving customers sitting indoors, as a substitute for traditional waiters.

A restaurant in Cairo has hired a robot to assist in serving customers sitting indoors, as a substitute for traditional waiters.

U.S. pours billions into COVID-19 vaccine race

Johnson & Johnson is the latest drug company to announce it will supply a potential COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. in exchange for $1 billion as another vaccine maker, Moderna, comes under fire for pricing its potential drug too high. Conway G. Gitten

Johnson & Johnson is the latest drug company to announce it will supply a potential COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. in exchange for $1 billion as another vaccine maker, Moderna, comes under fire for pricing its potential drug too high. Conway G. Gitten

Coronavirus: Victoria records 15 fatalities and 725 new cases

Wednesday August 5: Victoria has recorded its darkest day of the COVID-19 pandemic, registering 15 additional deaths and 725 new cases overnight.

Wednesday August 5: Victoria has recorded its darkest day of the COVID-19 pandemic, registering 15 additional deaths and 725 new cases overnight.

Pandemic Stress Is Bad for the Heart

Doctors are worried that the stresses associated with the pandemic may lead to heart issues.

Doctors are worried that the stresses associated with the pandemic may lead to heart issues.

Ashley Bloomfield issues stark warning over community transmission

The Director-General of Health says unchecked community transmission could see NZ end up like Australia.

The Director-General of Health says unchecked community transmission could see NZ end up like Australia.

Donald Trump: Coronavirus exploding around world

United States president Donald Trump tells reporters that countries all over the world are "exploding" with coronavirus. Mr Trump said the US government task force to tackle the crisis had not been given enough credit for its work.

United States president Donald Trump tells reporters that countries all over the world are "exploding" with coronavirus. Mr Trump said the US government task force to tackle the crisis had not been given enough credit for its work.

Australians in Victoria face new stage four restrictions due to COVID-19

Australians in Victoria face new stage four restrictions due to COVID-19

Australians in Victoria face new stage four restrictions due to COVID-19

Diligence of māori tourism business keeps most staff after COVID lockdown

Diligence of māori tourism business keeps most staff after COVID lockdown

Diligence of māori tourism business keeps most staff after COVID lockdown

Unequal access to technology & resources during COVID-19 for rangatahi Māori found in report

Unequal access to technology & resources during COVID-19 for rangatahi Māori found in report

Unequal access to technology & resources during COVID-19 for rangatahi Māori found in report

Face masks leading to new skincare problem, 'maskne'

Wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic has led to a new skincare problem, "maskne" (mask acne).

Wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic has led to a new skincare problem, "maskne" (mask acne).

WHO warns there might never be a 'silver bullet' to defeat virus

The head of the World Health Organisation warned on Monday that although several coronavirus vaccines were in advanced stages of clinical trial, "there is no silver bullet for the moment and there might never be". Speaking at a media briefing on ...

The head of the World Health Organisation warned on Monday that although several coronavirus vaccines were in advanced stages of clinical trial, "there is no silver bullet for the moment and there might never be". Speaking at a media briefing on ...

UK Covid-19 testing: The different types and why is it so important?

The Government has announced two new tests for coronavirus and flu, which can return results in just 90 minutes, are to be deployed in hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week. The tests have been hailed as a crucial instrument in t...

The Government has announced two new tests for coronavirus and flu, which can return results in just 90 minutes, are to be deployed in hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week. The tests have been hailed as a crucial instrument in t...

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 to be rolled out in UK

Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu - and promise results in 90 minutes - are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories. The swab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enabling clinicians and NHS Test...

Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu - and promise results in 90 minutes - are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories. The swab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enabling clinicians and NHS Test...

Bryan Cranston goes public with 'very mild' coronavirus battle

Actor Bryan Cranston has been donating plasma to aid in the fight against the coronavirus after revealing he tested positive for COVID-19 early on in the pandemic.

Actor Bryan Cranston has been donating plasma to aid in the fight against the coronavirus after revealing he tested positive for COVID-19 early on in the pandemic.

Chinese hackers targeted vaccine firm Moderna

Hackers linked to China's government targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking

Hackers linked to China's government targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking

Doctor Fauci Advises Americans to Wear Goggles for ‘Complete’ COVID-19 Protection

On Wednesday, Doctor Anthony Fauci spoke with ABC News about COVID-19 and the best ways to stay protected.

On Wednesday, Doctor Anthony Fauci spoke with ABC News about COVID-19 and the best ways to stay protected.

Over 18,000 People Quarantined in China as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Asia

More than 12,000 of those in isolation are in the western province of Xinjiang, the epicenter of the country’s latest outbreak.

More than 12,000 of those in isolation are in the western province of Xinjiang, the epicenter of the country’s latest outbreak.

Belgium: Love in the age of coronavirus

What if you're in love but can't express it in person because of travel bans? Some lovelorn couples have started a campaign they're calling "Love Is Not Tourism," hoping governments will help them.

What if you're in love but can't express it in person because of travel bans? Some lovelorn couples have started a campaign they're calling "Love Is Not Tourism," hoping governments will help them.

Coronavirus 'extraordinarily widespread' in US - White House official

The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as well as cities, a White House coronavirus expert said on Sunday. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as well as cities, a White House coronavirus expert said on Sunday. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Coronavirus: Victoria declares state of disaster, Melbourne curfew introduced

Sunday August 2: A state of disaster will be declared in Victoria from 6pm tonight and a curfew for Melbourne will be implemented from 8pm to 5am from tonight.

Sunday August 2: A state of disaster will be declared in Victoria from 6pm tonight and a curfew for Melbourne will be implemented from 8pm to 5am from tonight.

Australia's second largest state declares a disaster

Australia's Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday after struggling to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in its capital Melbourne.

Australia's Victoria declared a state of disaster on Sunday after struggling to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in its capital Melbourne.

'I hope you all die!': Woman goes berserk on maskless family at Walmart 

In the internet's latest viral mask meltdown, both parties are surprisingly in the wrong. Watch as a mask-wearing shopper confronts a maskless woman and her children, even going as far as to wish death upon all of them.

In the internet's latest viral mask meltdown, both parties are surprisingly in the wrong. Watch as a mask-wearing shopper confronts a maskless woman and her children, even going as far as to wish death upon all of them.

Explainer: What is Remesivir and how does it treat COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is an RNA virus. This means the coronavirus uses nucleosides as the building blocks of its genetic material, according to University of Maryland, Baltimore County biochemist Katherine Seley-Radtke.

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is an RNA virus. This means the coronavirus uses nucleosides as the building blocks of its genetic material, according to University of Maryland, Baltimore County biochemist Katherine Seley-Radtke.

US GDP Plunges 32.9 Percent in Worst Second Quarter Ever

The percentage is the worst decline in US history, eclipsing every major economic disaster, including the Great Depression.

The percentage is the worst decline in US history, eclipsing every major economic disaster, including the Great Depression.

MLB Suspends Miami Marlins’ Season After COVID-19 Outbreak

Major League Baseball has announced the suspension of the Miami Marlins’ 2020 season after 15 players and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

Major League Baseball has announced the suspension of the Miami Marlins’ 2020 season after 15 players and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

Pelosi Issues Obligatory Mask Rule for the House Chamber

The House Speaker's new order comes after Texas GOP Representative Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19.

The House Speaker's new order comes after Texas GOP Representative Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19.

Boris Johnson announces delay to lockdown easing

The Prime Minister has announced the Government is "squeezing the break pedal" on plans to ease lockdown restrictions for activities deemed to be at a higher risk for the spreading of coronavirus.

The Prime Minister has announced the Government is "squeezing the break pedal" on plans to ease lockdown restrictions for activities deemed to be at a higher risk for the spreading of coronavirus.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he has 'mold' in lungs

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he was taking antibiotics for an infection that left him feeling weak, chuckling in an online video about "mold" in his lungs, having spent weeks in isolation with coronavirus.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he was taking antibiotics for an infection that left him feeling weak, chuckling in an online video about "mold" in his lungs, having spent weeks in isolation with coronavirus.

Returning Kiwis want isolation costs subsidised

Returning citizens want isolation costs subsided.

Returning citizens want isolation costs subsided.

New swine flu-related virus may potentially cause another pandemic: Chinese experts

Scientists from China have found a virus with "pandemic potential" that is related to the swine flu, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The new virus is dubbed EA H1N1 G4.

Scientists from China have found a virus with "pandemic potential" that is related to the swine flu, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The new virus is dubbed EA H1N1 G4.

Top 10 things that have gone viral during the pandemic

These things that have gone viral during the pandemic will define 2020. For this list, we’ll be looking at internet trends that have kept us entertained and connected ever since the COVID-19 outbreak was officially declared a pandemic.

These things that have gone viral during the pandemic will define 2020. For this list, we’ll be looking at internet trends that have kept us entertained and connected ever since the COVID-19 outbreak was officially declared a pandemic.

A new normal: work, life and balancing it all during coronavirus

There has been massive upheaval in the world of work over the past four months. What can we learn going forward? Iman Amrani speaks to Guardian readers about travelling less, dealing with childcare, what working from home is really like.

There has been massive upheaval in the world of work over the past four months. What can we learn going forward? Iman Amrani speaks to Guardian readers about travelling less, dealing with childcare, what working from home is really like.

Coronavirus: Conspiracy theorist facing huge fines

Coronavirus conspiracy theorist Eve Black is now facing a huge fine and criminal charges for failing to comply with COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne.

Coronavirus conspiracy theorist Eve Black is now facing a huge fine and criminal charges for failing to comply with COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne.

New virus hotspots emerge in Asia Pacific

[NFA] Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia and India reporting record daily infections on Thursday, Vietnam preparing to test thousands and North Korea urging vigila

[NFA] Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia and India reporting record daily infections on Thursday, Vietnam preparing to test thousands and North Korea urging vigila

Boris Johnson: We are looking at a resurgence of coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said "we're not out of the woods" as he warned the public of a resurgence in the coronavirus pandemic. During his visit to North Yorkshire, Mr Johnson said: "It's absolutely vital as a country that we continue to keep...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said "we're not out of the woods" as he warned the public of a resurgence in the coronavirus pandemic. During his visit to North Yorkshire, Mr Johnson said: "It's absolutely vital as a country that we continue to keep...

Coronavirus: Reports Victoria will record more than 700 cases

There are reports Victoria will record more than 700 COVID-19 cases and up to 13 deaths.

There are reports Victoria will record more than 700 COVID-19 cases and up to 13 deaths.

'Vaccine nationalism': Every country for itself?

A slew of bilateral deals between governments and drugmakers to secure millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines is putting at risk a World Health Organization co-led initiative to bulk-buy and equitably distribute the pandemic vaccines around the world

A slew of bilateral deals between governments and drugmakers to secure millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines is putting at risk a World Health Organization co-led initiative to bulk-buy and equitably distribute the pandemic vaccines around the world

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surge past 150k

U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus surpassed 150,000 on Wednesday, a number higher than in any other country and nearly a quarter of the world's total, according to a Reuters tally. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus surpassed 150,000 on Wednesday, a number higher than in any other country and nearly a quarter of the world's total, according to a Reuters tally. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Dramatic video shows attack on police officer at lockdown party

Dramatic footage showing an attack on police officers who were trying to break up a lockdown party has been released. The noisy and drunken gathering in Eastbourne descended into violence and one woman told an officer: "I have got corona, watch o...

Dramatic footage showing an attack on police officers who were trying to break up a lockdown party has been released. The noisy and drunken gathering in Eastbourne descended into violence and one woman told an officer: "I have got corona, watch o...

The pandemic and spiraling unemployment

Millions around the world don't have steady work, and the pandemic is worsening their plight. Many don't even appear in the statistics, such as day laborers, small business owners and freelancers. MADE talks to people struggling to make ends meet.

Millions around the world don't have steady work, and the pandemic is worsening their plight. Many don't even appear in the statistics, such as day laborers, small business owners and freelancers. MADE talks to people struggling to make ends meet.

Could anti-vaxxers derail Covid-19 vaccine?

The anti-vaccination movement has been growing globally in recent years, but several polls suggest some people are not keen on getting a vaccination for Covid-19.

The anti-vaccination movement has been growing globally in recent years, but several polls suggest some people are not keen on getting a vaccination for Covid-19.

Thousands of Covid-19 survivors 'could get sepsis within year'

People diagnosed with coronavirus are being encouraged to familiarise themselves with the signs of sepsis after a report found as many as 20,000 Covid-19 survivors could be diagnosed with it within a year. One in five Covid-19 survivors who requi...

People diagnosed with coronavirus are being encouraged to familiarise themselves with the signs of sepsis after a report found as many as 20,000 Covid-19 survivors could be diagnosed with it within a year. One in five Covid-19 survivors who requi...

Pandemic is 'one big wave,' not seasonal: WHO

The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned against complacency about new coronavirus transmission in the northern hemisphere summer, saying that this virus did not behave like influenza that tended to follow seasonal trends.

The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned against complacency about new coronavirus transmission in the northern hemisphere summer, saying that this virus did not behave like influenza that tended to follow seasonal trends.

Vietnam evacuates 80,000 people after outbreak

Mainly local tourists must leave the central tourism hot spot of Danang after three residents tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mainly local tourists must leave the central tourism hot spot of Danang after three residents tested positive for the coronavirus.

What you need to know about cats and coronavirus

The UK has its first confirmed case of coronavirus in a pet cat. But what do we know about the spread of the virus between humans and their pets?

The UK has its first confirmed case of coronavirus in a pet cat. But what do we know about the spread of the virus between humans and their pets?

World Health Organisation: Covid-19 is still accelerating

World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that despite six months passing since WHO declared Covid-19 a global health crisis, the virus is continuing to accelerate around the world.

World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that despite six months passing since WHO declared Covid-19 a global health crisis, the virus is continuing to accelerate around the world.

Lockdown threat amid big rise in Australia cases

[NFA] The Australian state of Victoria reported the country's highest daily increase in coronavirus infections, prompting the authorities to warn a six-week lockdown may last longer if people continue to go to work while feeling unwell.

[NFA] The Australian state of Victoria reported the country's highest daily increase in coronavirus infections, prompting the authorities to warn a six-week lockdown may last longer if people continue to go to work while feeling unwell.

Trump's national security adviser tested positive for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser Robert O'Brien has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but there is no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence, the White House said in a statement. Freddie Joyner has more

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser Robert O'Brien has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but there is no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence, the White House said in a statement. Freddie Joyner has more

Buenos Aires to pay COVID-19 patients to isolate

Buenos Aires is planning on paying money to people, infected with coronavirus, to enable them to isolate. Opinions about this program vary, with some residents taking a critical stance, while others welcome the support.

Buenos Aires is planning on paying money to people, infected with coronavirus, to enable them to isolate. Opinions about this program vary, with some residents taking a critical stance, while others welcome the support.

Coronavirus: Bunnings mask rant woman filmed at Australia Post

A woman filmed ranting at Bunnings over the wearing of a face mask did the same thing at Australia Post.

A woman filmed ranting at Bunnings over the wearing of a face mask did the same thing at Australia Post.

Psychopathic personalities ‘less likely to wear masks’

People with narcissistic and psychopathic traits are more likely to stockpile food and refuse to wear masks.

People with narcissistic and psychopathic traits are more likely to stockpile food and refuse to wear masks.

German farm quarantined in coronavirus outbreak

More than 170 people at a Bavarian cucumber farm - many of them migrant workers from eastern Europe living at close quarters - have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

More than 170 people at a Bavarian cucumber farm - many of them migrant workers from eastern Europe living at close quarters - have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

N. Korea 'emergency' over suspected Covid-19 case

A border city in North Korea has been locked down after a person suspected to have the new coronavirus was reported to have returned from South Korea in what, if confirmed, would be the first case officially acknowledged by North Korean authorities.

A border city in North Korea has been locked down after a person suspected to have the new coronavirus was reported to have returned from South Korea in what, if confirmed, would be the first case officially acknowledged by North Korean authorities.

U.S. records 1,000 coronavirus deaths for 4th day

[NFA] The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth straight day on Friday, but top White House advisor on the pandemic Dr Deborah Birx told NBC news she saw signs that numbers were beginning to plateau in in Arizona,

[NFA] The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth straight day on Friday, but top White House advisor on the pandemic Dr Deborah Birx told NBC news she saw signs that numbers were beginning to plateau in in Arizona,

Brazil's Bolsonaro tweets negative COVID-19 test

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that he has tested negative for the novel coronavirus after weeks quarantined in his residence due to an infection.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that he has tested negative for the novel coronavirus after weeks quarantined in his residence due to an infection.

Record rise in coronavirus cases around the globe

Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally showing a pick-up in the pandemic in every region of the

Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally showing a pick-up in the pandemic in every region of the

German military training dogs to sniff out coronavirus

The German army is training service dogs to detect biochemical changes in people's saliva caused by the coronavirus.

The German army is training service dogs to detect biochemical changes in people's saliva caused by the coronavirus.

U.S. coronavirus cases pass 4 million

[NFA] The total number of coronavirus cases reported in the United States passed 4 million on Thursday, reflecting a rapid acceleration of infections in the country since the first case was recorded on Jan. 21, a Reuters tally showed. This report pro

[NFA] The total number of coronavirus cases reported in the United States passed 4 million on Thursday, reflecting a rapid acceleration of infections in the country since the first case was recorded on Jan. 21, a Reuters tally showed. This report pro

What COVID means for the 2021 Olympic Games

As Tokyo marks one year to go until the rearranged Games, there is no doubt these Olympics will live long in the memory. But organisers are desperate it is for the right reasons.

As Tokyo marks one year to go until the rearranged Games, there is no doubt these Olympics will live long in the memory. But organisers are desperate it is for the right reasons.

Spain: Coronavirus crisis and plastic waste

Spanish authorities have been fighting for years to get plastic litter under control. But due to the coronavirus crisis, the little progress they had made in raising awareness among consumers has been reduced to nothing.

Spanish authorities have been fighting for years to get plastic litter under control. But due to the coronavirus crisis, the little progress they had made in raising awareness among consumers has been reduced to nothing.

Wearables studied as early COVID-19 detectors

Studies are underway to test whether wearable fitness trackers currently used by professional basketball players and golfers can detect the presence of the COVID-19 virus before symptoms show up. Conway G. Gittens takes a look.

Studies are underway to test whether wearable fitness trackers currently used by professional basketball players and golfers can detect the presence of the COVID-19 virus before symptoms show up. Conway G. Gittens takes a look.

End of US eviction bans could worsen COVID spread

As eviction bans expire, as many as 28 million people could be forced from their homes, according to one estimate. And that could spell trouble when it comes to containing the coronavirus. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

As eviction bans expire, as many as 28 million people could be forced from their homes, according to one estimate. And that could spell trouble when it comes to containing the coronavirus. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Trump pushes for schools to reopen '100%'

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is comfortable with his son, Barron, and grandchildren going back to school, arguing that schools should be open despite concerns from many that it could lead to more coronavirus infections. Gavi

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is comfortable with his son, Barron, and grandchildren going back to school, arguing that schools should be open despite concerns from many that it could lead to more coronavirus infections. Gavi

Mouth Lesions May Be a New COVID-19 Symptom, Study Says

A new study published in 'JAMA Dermatology' observed 21 COVID-19 patients between the ages of 40 and 69.

A new study published in 'JAMA Dermatology' observed 21 COVID-19 patients between the ages of 40 and 69.

Global coronavirus cases top 15 million

The number of documented coronavirus infections worldwide has now passed 15 million.

The number of documented coronavirus infections worldwide has now passed 15 million.

Trump Tweets Photo Of Himself Wearing Mask

President Trump tweeted a photo of himself wearing a mask.

President Trump tweeted a photo of himself wearing a mask.

Meat workers in Germany: Exploited and infected

Workers at German slaughterhouses have contracted the coronavirus en masse. Most of them are Eastern European migrants. The pandemic has once again shed light on their inhumane living and working conditions.

Workers at German slaughterhouses have contracted the coronavirus en masse. Most of them are Eastern European migrants. The pandemic has once again shed light on their inhumane living and working conditions.

How close are we to a COVID-19 vaccine?

The Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine candidate is showing promising results so far, but how long will it take to be fully tested?

The Oxford University's coronavirus vaccine candidate is showing promising results so far, but how long will it take to be fully tested?

How does the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine work?

Human trials of the coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford suggest it is safe and induces an immune response to Covid-19. Early results indicate the jab could provide double protection - generating an immune res...

Human trials of the coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford suggest it is safe and induces an immune response to Covid-19. Early results indicate the jab could provide double protection - generating an immune res...

Matt Hancock: Oxford trial is a promising step towards coronavirus vaccine

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock addresses the House of Commons with the latest updates on efforts against the coronavirus pandemic, and the Government's plans to ensure access to the world for any forthcoming vaccine.

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock addresses the House of Commons with the latest updates on efforts against the coronavirus pandemic, and the Government's plans to ensure access to the world for any forthcoming vaccine.

Oxford coronavirus team 'hopeful' a number of vaccines will be developed

Professor Teresa Lambe, a key part of the vaccine development team at the University of Oxford, is hopeful that a number of coronavirus vaccines can be developed.

Professor Teresa Lambe, a key part of the vaccine development team at the University of Oxford, is hopeful that a number of coronavirus vaccines can be developed.

Decision to postpone Te Matatini to 2022 made to protect people

Te Matatini Herenga Waka, Herenga Tāngata will be held in 2022.

Te Matatini Herenga Waka, Herenga Tāngata will be held in 2022.

Rugby Park set for redevelopment

Rugby Park is set to have an $8 million injection as part of the government's $3 billion Covid-19 infrastructure spend-up.

Rugby Park is set to have an $8 million injection as part of the government's $3 billion Covid-19 infrastructure spend-up.

Florida cases surge, Trump says outbreak under control

The Sunshine State has recorded over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for five straight days, and nationwide every metric including hospitalization rates and deaths are rising. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

The Sunshine State has recorded over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for five straight days, and nationwide every metric including hospitalization rates and deaths are rising. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus passes 600,000

Countries including the US, South Africa and India are struggling to hold down rising rates of coronavirus as global deaths from Covid-19 surged past 600,000. Concerns are rising that the pandemic has found fresh legs over the past few weeks, wit...

Countries including the US, South Africa and India are struggling to hold down rising rates of coronavirus as global deaths from Covid-19 surged past 600,000. Concerns are rising that the pandemic has found fresh legs over the past few weeks, wit...

WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation on Saturday reported nearly 260,000 new cases of coronavirus across the world - a record rise for the second day in a row.

The World Health Organisation on Saturday reported nearly 260,000 new cases of coronavirus across the world - a record rise for the second day in a row.

Australia's PM delays parliament as coronavirus spreads

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday delayed the opening of parliament for several weeks as the new coronavirus continued spreading through the country's two most populous states.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday delayed the opening of parliament for several weeks as the new coronavirus continued spreading through the country's two most populous states.

U.S. Congress set to battle next COVID-19 bill

[NFA] The U.S. Congress returns to Washington on Monday with Democratic and Republican leaders agreeing that they need to pass something to alleviate the heavy toll of the pandemic but they are $2 trillion apart on what that something should be. Cole

[NFA] The U.S. Congress returns to Washington on Monday with Democratic and Republican leaders agreeing that they need to pass something to alleviate the heavy toll of the pandemic but they are $2 trillion apart on what that something should be. Cole

India joins unwanted COVID-19 1 million club

India on Friday became the third country in the world to record more than one million cases of coronavirus, behind only the United States and Brazil, as infections spread further into the countryside and smaller towns.

India on Friday became the third country in the world to record more than one million cases of coronavirus, behind only the United States and Brazil, as infections spread further into the countryside and smaller towns.

White House press secretary: Science shouldn't stop schools reopening

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany again pushed the Trump administration position Thursday that all schools should reopen in the autumn, despite a surge in virus cases and hospitalisations. "We don't think our children should be locked ...

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany again pushed the Trump administration position Thursday that all schools should reopen in the autumn, despite a surge in virus cases and hospitalisations. "We don't think our children should be locked ...

How might the coronavirus vaccine work?

Human trials of the coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford are reported to be promising. It is thought that early results indicate the jab could provide double protection - generating an immune response which st...

Human trials of the coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford are reported to be promising. It is thought that early results indicate the jab could provide double protection - generating an immune response which st...

More than one million people in U.K. have quit smoking over Covid-19 fears

More than one million people in the U.K. have given up smoking due to fears over the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than one million people in the U.K. have given up smoking due to fears over the Covid-19 pandemic.

Skin rash 'could be important Covid-19 symptom'

Researchers have called for skin rashes to be included as one of the main symptoms of Covid-19.

Researchers have called for skin rashes to be included as one of the main symptoms of Covid-19.

Russian hackers targeting Covid-19 researchers, UK security agency warns

Hackers linked to the Russian intelligence agencies are targeting British scientists seeking to develop a coronavirus vaccine, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned.

Hackers linked to the Russian intelligence agencies are targeting British scientists seeking to develop a coronavirus vaccine, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned.

Russia accused of trying to steal vaccine data

Hackers backed by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has said.

Hackers backed by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has said.

Apple Set to Re-close Stores

Apple has decided to re-close many of its locations due to virus fears.

Apple has decided to re-close many of its locations due to virus fears.

Florida officials seek 'urgency' as hospitals fill

With Florida fast becoming the epicenter of a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, local officials are calling for more 'urgency' as hospitals are struggling to deal with the surge of patients. Yahaira Jacquez has more.

With Florida fast becoming the epicenter of a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, local officials are calling for more 'urgency' as hospitals are struggling to deal with the surge of patients. Yahaira Jacquez has more.

Tokyo at highest alert level as COVID cases spike

Health experts put Tokyo on the highest alert for coronavirus infections on Wednesday and have been alarmed by a recent spike in cases within the capital. Organizsers of the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics are also considering a pared-down games in 2021 o

Health experts put Tokyo on the highest alert for coronavirus infections on Wednesday and have been alarmed by a recent spike in cases within the capital. Organizsers of the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics are also considering a pared-down games in 2021 o

Early Moderna vaccine results show promise

Moderna's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.

Moderna's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.

Iceland invites you to 'let it out'

People feeling stressed by lockdown are being invited to let out their frustrations by recording a scream to be played at a speaker in a remote location in Iceland. The invitation comes from Visit Iceland, who have set up a website at which peopl...

People feeling stressed by lockdown are being invited to let out their frustrations by recording a scream to be played at a speaker in a remote location in Iceland. The invitation comes from Visit Iceland, who have set up a website at which peopl...