Story and video from Al Jazeera It was one of the first Latin American countries to report Covid-19 cases. The country's economic engine, the port city of Guayaquil was the worst affected, with reports of bodies piling up on the streets. But
Police, alcohol campaigners and doctors have expressed concerns about pubs reopening on Saturday while the NHS is still dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Some publicans on Tyneside have decided not to open up this weekend, saying they are not
Dr Anthony Fauci has said coronavirus cases could grow to 100,000 a day in the US if Americans do not start following public health recommendations. The nation's leading infectious disease expert made the remark at a Senate hearing on
The European continent reopened to visitors from 14 countries but not the US, where some of the states that pushed hardest and earliest to reopen their economies are now in retreat because of an alarming surge in confirmed coronavirus
The US government's top infectious disease expert has told a House committee the next few weeks will be critical to arresting the country's disturbing coronavirus resurgence. Dr Anthony Fauci issued a plea before Congress on Tuesday
Staggered film times, hand sanitiser stations and anti-viral fogging machines will be among the measures used by a major cinema chain when its theatres reopen in England. Showcase Cinemas will reopen on July 4 with enhanced health and safety
President Donald Trump has visited the US-Mexico border to celebrate the construction of more than 200 miles of wall, hoping it will remind voters of progress he has made towards one his 2016 campaign promises. The president credited the wall
A special disinfection tunnel has been installed in the residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin outside Moscow and two more in the Kremlin, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Reports about the tunnel spraying anyone passing through it with
Due to the coronavirus pandemic numerous high street brands closed during isolation.
The number of deaths from coronavirus could have been halved if lockdown was introduced a week earlier, an expert who advised the Government on restrictions has said. Neil Ferguson, professor of mathematical biology at Imperial College London,
Face masks are increasingly becoming a part of our everyday lives. But covering your face with cloth can become uncomfortable once hot weather sets in. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect yourself from Covid-19 and not feel
Working from home may have started to wreak havoc with your posture, and we have found affordable gadgets to make it a little more bearable.
Standing back-to-back, ordering remotely and sitting at tables with members of your family set apart from other customers could be how ordering a beer or a pub meal could look like as lockdown is eased, scientists have suggested. Other options
Sweden's chief epidemiologist showed contrition as criticism mounted over the Scandinavian country's hotly-debated method of fighting Covid-19, which has resulted in one of the highest death rates per capita in the world. Sweden has
As holiday hotspots slowly open up for business, tour companies are now adapting to a world with coronavirus. While we're already aware of changes to the way we fly and travel, what we encounter at popular destinations is still largely
Boris Johnson was accused of "silencing" two of the Government's top coronavirus advisers after blocking questions about the Dominic Cummings controversy at the daily Downing Street press conference. The Prime Minister was
Police have concluded that Dominic Cummings did breach the coronavirus lockdown rules when he made a 50-mile journey to Barnard Castle, the Telegraph reports. Boris Johnson's most senior aide claimed he made the trip on Easter Sunday, with
Chris Packham said nature offered a "message of hope" as he introduced the new series of Springwatch, which is being filmed around its presenters' homes during lockdown. The broadcaster, 59, kicked off the new series live from the
During the coronavirus pandemic we've all become more cautious about the way we do our shopping. While most supermarkets and stores have put in place rules to keep us as safe as possible, there are still a number of measures you can take to
The coronavirus pandemic has made us all more cautious when it comes to cleanliness. But as we spend more time at home as a result of lockdown, our kitchens are getting a lot more use. If you want to be certain that you're stopping the
John Lewis & Partners launched the rainbow mug to support NHS Charities Together, which proved to be a huge sell out, and it's now back in stock.
Donald Trump has said he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fighting Covid-19. The president told reporters he has been taking hydroxychloroquine and a zinc supplement