#Australia will lift a ban on its citizens returning from Covid-ravaged India next week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as state officials reported that an outbreak in Sydney appeared to be contained.
Industry could cheaply and easily slash humanity’s methane emissions by at least 30% in a decade, the United Nations said yesterday, adding that such cuts would slow global warming and prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths.
Britain withdrew its Royal Navy vessels from the waters off Jersey yesterday but said it would remain on standby to support the Channel island after a dispute with France over post-Brexit fishing rights escalated rapidly.
Hopes that India’s rampaging second wave of Covid-19 is peaking were set back yesterday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.
SpaceX achieved the first successful touchdown of its prototype Starship rocket during the latest test flight of the next-generation launch vehicle in south Texas on Wednesday, after four previous landing attempts ended in explosions.
A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro favela yesterday left at least 24 suspects and an officer dead, Brazilian media reports and AFP correspondents said.
Moderna said yesterday that its coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine is 96% effective among youths aged 12-17, according to the results of its first clinical trials.
International support grew yesterday for a US proposal to waive patents on much-needed coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines, as India posted record deaths and infections from a catastrophic wave swamping the country.