Black Lives Matter protest is seen.
Social media was the most used portal these times and the hashtag #Covid19 trended almost the whole year on and is still trending .
Similarly the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter was used the most as people of colour were sidelined and were the ones that suffered the most amid such trying times.
In a summary of trends, Twitter said the hashtag #Covid19 and other variations were tweeted nearly 400 million times, while #StayHome was the third biggest hashtag of the year.
The number two hashtag of 2020 was #BlackLivesMatter, which spread worldwide after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, according to Twitter.
The most retweeted message was the announcement of the death of Chadwick Boseman, star of the ground-breaking superhero movie "Black Panther," in August.
Tweeted by the actor's family with his account, the message garnered 7.5 million likes -- the most all-time -- and 2.1 million retweets.
Armed with a stick, a floral-shirted scarecrow with a plastic pot for a head stands guard in front of a rural Cambodian home -- a sentry erected by superstitious farmers to ward off the coronavirus.
"Our goal is to achieve zero COVID infection for two months in our villages. And I believe you can do it," Mayor Moreno said in handing the $2,000 to each of the village chairmen. "That's why we want to honour you for your achievement."
A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of Dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against COVID-19.
The patient is a 54 year old woman who came to me for diagnosis of laryngeal cancer. She had a voice change two years ago, went to doctors and received treatment, but during the Covid19 pandemic the follow-up did not continue.
Announcing the ban, the government dismissed the demands of food, beverage and consumer goods companies to hold off the restriction to avoid disruptions.
Wildlife biologists in Connecticut had to rescue a bear cub that got its head stuck in a plastic container.