Study: Covid-19 patients not infectious after 11 days

Study: Covid-19 patients not infectious after 11 days

May 25, 2020 - 10:23 AMT  06:23 GMT
A positive test does not equate to infectiousness or viable virus, the new research said.
Cases mount in Russia, as concerns grow over safety of health workers

Cases mount in Russia, as concerns grow over safety of health workers

May 23, 2020 - 16:35 AMT  12:35 GMT
Russia has 335,882 cases of Covid-19, making it the country with the second-highest number of confirmed cases.
China reports no new symptomatic Covid-19 cases for first time ever

China reports no new symptomatic Covid-19 cases for first time ever

May 23, 2020 - 13:22 AMT  09:22 GMT
There were 28 new asymptomatic cases, which are counted separately, the National Health Commission said.
Sweden's coronavirus death rate per capita world's highest in past week

Sweden's coronavirus death rate per capita world's highest in past week

May 23, 2020 - 11:44 AMT  07:44 GMT
Sweden had 6.08 deaths per million inhabitants per day on a seven-day average between May 13 and May 20.
40% of Republicans think Bill Gates planning to implant microchips: poll

40% of Republicans think Bill Gates planning to implant microchips: poll

May 23, 2020 - 10:54 AMT  06:54 GMT
The survey conducted May 20 and 21 found that only 26% of Republicans identify the story as false.
More than 2 million have now recovered from coronavirus globally

More than 2 million have now recovered from coronavirus globally

May 23, 2020 - 10:35 AMT  06:35 GMT
There are now more than 5.2 million cases of the novel coronavirus worldwide, according to fresh figures.
Pakistani passenger plane carrying 99 people crashes near Karachi

Pakistani passenger plane carrying 99 people crashes near Karachi

May 22, 2020 - 16:24 AMT  12:24 GMT
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) jet was carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members.
America's richest people became even richer during the pandemic

America's richest people became even richer during the pandemic

May 22, 2020 - 14:49 AMT  10:49 GMT
Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg had the biggest gains, adding $34.6 billion and $25 billion, respectively.
Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine study moves to next phases of trials

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine study moves to next phases of trials

May 22, 2020 - 14:08 AMT  10:08 GMT
Next, phase 3 will assess how the vaccine works in a large number of people over the age of 18.
Scientists may have found a gene that keeps skinny people so slim

Scientists may have found a gene that keeps skinny people so slim

May 22, 2020 - 12:13 AMT  08:13 GMT
Scientists said they have identified a genetic variant unique to thin individuals in what's known as the ALK gene.
Indonesia zoo considers deer cull to feed other animals

Indonesia zoo considers deer cull to feed other animals

May 22, 2020 - 11:03 AMT  07:03 GMT
The Badung zoo in Indonesia’s fourth-biggest city usually earns about 1.2 billion rupiah ($81,744).
Russia's Gazprom cut gas supplies to Germany, Turkey in March

Russia's Gazprom cut gas supplies to Germany, Turkey in March

May 21, 2020 - 18:38 AMT  14:38 GMT
Natural gas pipeline exports by Gazprom account for around 35% of the European gas market.
Bill Gates shares his traditional summer reading list

Bill Gates shares his traditional summer reading list

May 21, 2020 - 18:13 AMT  14:13 GMT
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has an annual tradition of sharing his reading list.
A quarter of Americans are hesitant about a coronavirus vaccine - poll

A quarter of Americans are hesitant about a coronavirus vaccine - poll

May 21, 2020 - 18:01 AMT  14:01 GMT
Some 36% of respondents said they would be less willing to take a vaccine if Trump said it was safe.
Turkey vows response to any Haftar attacks on its Libyan sites

Turkey vows response to any Haftar attacks on its Libyan sites

May 21, 2020 - 16:22 AMT  12:22 GMT
Turkey will retaliate against any attack by Libya’s Khalifa Haftar on Turkish interests in the country.
Global coronavirus cases surpass five million

Global coronavirus cases surpass five million

May 21, 2020 - 14:43 AMT  10:43 GMT
Since the beginning of the outbreak, more than 328,000 people have died globally from Covid-19 complications.