Diseases

There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19, WHO warns

There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19, WHO warns

Published 03/08/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a “silver bullet” for [more…]

Russia to deliver COVID-19 drug to South Africa, Latam countries: wealth fund

Russia to deliver COVID-19 drug to South Africa, Latam countries: wealth fund

Published 03/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has signed deals to supply South Africa and seven Latin American countries with an anti-viral drug Russian authorities have approved to [more…]

U.S. coronavirus ‘extraordinarily widespread,’ White House experts say

U.S. coronavirus ‘extraordinarily widespread,’ White House experts say

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well [more…]

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for [more…]

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she does not have confidence in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah [more…]

Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus at home – WHO

Published 27/07/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread [more…]

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong banned gatherings of more than two people on Monday, closed down restaurant dining and introduced mandatory face masks in [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

Norway quarantine is no obstacle for secret agent Ethan Hunt

Norway quarantine is no obstacle for secret agent Ethan Hunt

Published 24/07/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian government will make an exception for Tom Cruise and his crew to shoot parts of a new “Mission: Impossible” movie [more…]

Man parades down Oxford Street wearing nothing but mask

Man parades down Oxford Street wearing nothing but mask

Published 24/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A man strolled down central London’s most popular shopping street on Friday with only a mask to cover his nudity, leaving passerbys [more…]