Alphabet’s Google published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein in the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Largely to blame is the coronavirus and the response to ward it off — the masks, gloves and other plastic-based items, many of which are now ending up in our oceans — already strewn with the slow-to-degrade detritus of a constantly growing industry. Masks, visors, gloves or screens ... all are crucial accessories to keep COVID-19 at bay.
Top US health and infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci has assured a young girl that the tooth fairy is not at risk of infection during the coronavirus pandemic
Just as global sports had rediscovered its brio and the welcome return to full stadia the Omicron coronavirus variant threatens to once again plunge it into chaos.
The doctor who treated the first COVID-19 patient in the United States said he fears a second outbreak of the disease when lockdown measures are lifted.
Anti-viral drug remdesivir cuts recovery times in coronavirus patients, according to the full results of a trial published on Friday night, three weeks after America's top infectious diseases expert said the study showed the medication has "clear-cut" benefits.
The majority of the world's population remains susceptible to COVID-19 and there is a long road to travel as the risk remains high, the chief of the World health Organization (WHO) said.
Starved of international visitors, the house once inhabited by writer Ernest Hemingway in the Florida Keys has struggled to stay open. Almost all of its staff have been laid off during the coronavirus pandemic, yet the six-toed cats who live there still attract locals to the site.
Around 70 per cent of human pathogens are zoonotic, meaning they at some point make the leap from animals to humans as with COVID-19.
This hotspot of tourism in South Dakota, which ordinarily swarms with tourists, is now drawing only the occasional handful of visitors desperate to escape their extended confinement in the time of the coronavirus.