Five months after confirming its first case of the new coronavirus, Brazil is fast approaching the bleak milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, a tragedy experts blame on the country’s lack of coherent response.
White House health experts have warned of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus in US cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington, and urged local leaders to remain vigilant to avoid a surge.
Ten countries account for 80% of the new coronavirus testing taking place across Africa, a regional body said yesterday, indicating that little testing is taking place in many countries around the vast continent.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson stood by his description of Britain’s system of testing and tracing coronavirus infections yesterday, despite a fall in the number of people contacted by tracers.
Amid the ongoing political crisis in the state, the Rajasthan High Court yesterday gave some relief to the Ashok Gehlot government in the case challenging the merger of six BSP legislators with the ruling Congress and seeking a stay on it.
Australia’s second-largest city yesterday entered the country’s toughest lockdown yet, sparking a fresh wave of anxiety and confusion over ever-tougher regulations.
Mauritania's prime minister and his entire government resigned on Thursday, a day after parliamentary investigators probing alleged graft under the previous administration ...
Japan on Thursday marked 75 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to remember the victims.