• Friday, Nov 27, 2020
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Disney increases planned layoffs to...

Disney to lay off 32,000 employees

North America

Thu, Nov 26 2020

A spokesman for Disney confirmed that the latest figures include the 28,000 layoffs announced...

Johns Hopkins: Over 2,400 US Covid-19...

Over 2,400 US Covid-19 deaths in 24...

North America

Thu, Nov 26 2020

The country had recorded a total of 262,080 Covid-19 deaths

S Korea Covid-19 cases hit highest level...

S Korea Covid-19 cases hit highest level...

East Asia

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Thursday's figures take the total number of recorded cases in the country to more than 32,000

US Supreme Court sides with religious...

US Supreme Court sides with religious...

North America

Thu, Nov 26 2020

In a 5-4 split, the top US court said the measures violated the First Amendment's protection of the...

Study: Covid-19 antibody surveys underestimate...

Covid-19 antibody surveys underestimate...

World

Thu, Nov 26 2020

During the 2nd test, 94% saw a decline in their antibody levels

Covid-19: 12 key milestones in a year...

Covid-19: 12 key milestones in a year...

World

Thu, Nov 26 2020

In Bangladesh, the first three known cases were reported on 8 March 2020

LatAm governments facing vaccine distribution...

LatAm govts facing vaccine distribution...

Latin America

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Some 12.5 million Latin Americans have been infected with the Covid-19 and at least 435,000 have...

US surpasses 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in...

US surpasses 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in...

North America

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The death toll reached 2,157 on Tuesday, one person every 40 seconds, with another 170,000 people...

Study: Mutations not making Covid-19...

Mutations not making Covid-19 able to...

World

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Viruses are known to mutate all the time, and some, such as flu viruses, change more frequently than...

US to distribute 6.4m Covid-19 vaccine...

US to distribute 6.4m vaccine doses...

North America

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Vaccinations will begin in retirement homes within 48 hours of the emergency approval

LA shuts restaurants as virus surges,...

LA shuts restaurants as Covid-19...

North America

Wed, Nov 25 2020

There were more than 86,000 coronavirus hospitalizations in the US on Tuesday

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine...

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine...

Europe

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The vaccine will cost less than $10 per dose and will be free for Russian citizens

Global Covid-19 cases top 59...

Global Covid-19 cases top 59...

World

Tue, Nov 24 2020

Bangladesh reported 2,419 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours until Monday, pushing up the tally to...

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Shanghai...

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Shanghai...

East Asia

Tue, Nov 24 2020

More than 17,700 people had been swabbed by Monday morning at part of a drive to test airport cargo...

AstraZeneca promises virus vaccine at...

AstraZeneca promises virus vaccine at...

Europe

Tue, Nov 24 2020

AstraZeneca’s efficacy results ranged between 62% and 90% depending on the vaccine dosage

Covid-19 vaccines offer hope as world...

World leaders plan for future amid...

World

Tue, Nov 24 2020

In US. nearly 258,000 people have died nationwide and the caseload is edging towards 12.4 million

ED: Prioritizing the health of the...

ED: Prioritizing the health of the...

Editorial

Mon, Nov 23 2020

Surely, given the circumstances, such a mass gathering of people could have been avoided?*

Iran tightens Covid-19 restrictions,...

Iran tightens Covid-19

Middle East

Sat, Nov 21 2020

A 9pm to 4am ban on all driving is also in force in 160 high risk ‘red’ towns and

BNP leader Rizvi undergoes...

BNP leader Rizvi undergoes...

Politics

Sat, Nov 21 2020

Rizvi was admitted to the Labaid Hospital after a cardiac arrest on October 13

Daily Covid-19 deaths in US reach highest...

Daily US Covid-19 deaths reach highest...

North America

Sat, Nov 21 2020

The overall US Covid-19 death toll has reached about 254,000 with more than 11.8 million caseloads

NY's Cuomo to receive International...

NY's Cuomo to receive International...

North America

Sat, Nov 21 2020

New York has reported at least 34,187 deaths of people due to Covid-19