Virus

Scientists discover 15,000-year-old viruses from Tibetan glacier

At least 28 of them are novel. About half of them seemed to have survived at the time they were frozen not in spite of the ice, but because of it

Scientists discover 15,000-year-old viruses from Tibetan glacier

Global Covid cases top 191 million

The global Covid-19 caseload has surpassed the grim milestone of 191 million as the highly contagious Delta variant is spreading like wildfire in several countries even with mass inoculations underway

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.

Warmer temperatures not enough to prevent coronavirus spread: Study

The study, led by Imperial College London researchers, showed that temperature and population density are the most important factors determining how easily the virus spreads, but only in the absence ...

Warmer temperatures not enough to prevent coronavirus spread: Study

Wuhan lab head, US expert flagged Covid risk in 2015: Report

It was unearthed by a small team of investigators, commissioned by Matthew Pottinger, the deputy National Security Adviser in the Donald Trump administration

Wuhan lab head, US expert flagged Covid risk in 2015: Report

Next-gen Covid shots: Cheaper, effective against more viruses

According to industry leaders, the next generation of Covid shots will be low in cost, easier to deliver and preserve and effective against more viruses

Next-gen Covid shots: Cheaper, effective against more viruses

Over 128M iOS users affected by ‘XcodeGhost’ malware: Report

Internal Apple emails have revealed during the Epic Games vs Apple trial that 128 million consumers had downloaded more than 2,500 apps infected by the malware that came from the fake copy of Xcode

Over 128M iOS users affected by ‘XcodeGhost’ malware: Report

Rohingya man died of Covid-19 in Teknaf camp

Although the Rohingya man died of Covid-19 on Sunday night, the incident was disclosed on Monday after his burial

Rohingya man died of Covid-19 in Teknaf camp

WHO, agencies urge countries to suspend sale of live wild mammals

International agencies including the World Health Organization urged countries on Tuesday to suspend the sale of live wild mammals in food markets, warning they may be the source of more than 70 per ...

A logo is pictured outside a building of the World Health Organization (WHO) during an executive board meeting on update on the coronavirus outbreak, in Geneva, Switzerland, 6 February 2020.

Europe's virus death toll passes one million

Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at ...

In this AFP photo taken on 21 April 2020 a lone person crosses the deserted Plaza Mayor square in Madrid amid a national lockdown to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. Spain surpassed one million virus cases on 21 October 2020 according to health ministry figures

China launches virus passport

China has launched a health certificate programme for domestic travellers, leading the world in plans for so-called virus passports

A woman wearing a face mask holds a baby that wears a protective shield during rush hour on a street outside of a shopping mall complex in Wuhan on 13 January 2021. A team of WHO experts will land directly in Wuhan on 14 January 2021, China's foreign ministry said, starting their long-delayed probe into Covid-19 at the virus epicentre.
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