Hurting the virus by targeting the host
The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.
The South Africa coronavirus variant has raised fears around the world that new Covid-19 strains will render the current generation of vaccines ineffective.
Britain’s coronavirus vaccination programme passed the 15 million mark on Sunday, hours after New Zealand, so far largely spared by the pandemic, ordered its largest city into lockdown.
Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place.
More than 800,00 people have died from the coronavirus across Europe since the pandemic began in December 2019, according to an AFP tally Saturday based on official sources.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic” impact on cancer treatment, the World Health Organization’s European branch warned on Thursday, with cancer services disrupted in a third of countries in the region.
The Australian city of Perth will begin a snap five-day lockdown after a security guard at a quarantine hotel tested positive for COVID-19, authorities announced Sunday.
The travel plans of millions were thrown into disarray Thursday by cancelled trains, flights and Chinese government ‘advice’ to stay at home ahead of the Lunar New Year, a sign of China’s determination to keep virus cases low at all costs.
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