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Why a second wave of coronavirus has Bill Gates worried

​Premonition Even before, the pandemic grew to the scale it is at today, tech mogul Bill Gates had warned of the spread of novel viruses due to the…

Coronavirus Infected numbers could reach One Billion

One billion people could become infected with the coronavirus worldwide unless vulnerable countries are given urgent help, an aid group has warned. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) said…

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponement could lead to Cancellation

Tokyo Olympics Event President has stated that the Olympic Games will be scrapped rather than postponed again if they cannot be held in 2021. The Games were pushed…

Can one get Coronavirus twice?

The Coronavirus which causes a disease called COVID-19, is so dangerous because humans have no innate immunity to it. Our immune systems have not faced this specific threat…

TripAdvisor to slash workforce by 25% as Coronavirus continues the Spread

TripAdvisor Inc. said that it would lay off a quarter of its workforce in a bid to shrink costs as the global coronavirus pandemic decimates travel. Needham, Massachusetts-based…

Challenge continues to find accurate coronavirus antibody tests

Coronavirus antibody testing is supposed to tell who’s been exposed to the virus, but questions have risen about how accurate they are and how much protection those antibodies…

COVID-19 vaccine could be out this year, says health group

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations has said that a vaccine to control the coronavirus pandemic could be available as early as this year, even faster than initially…

Islam’s sacred sites largely deserted during Ramadan

An aerial view of deserted Grand Mosque in Mecca. Mosques stand empty and fast-breaking feasts are cancelled as Muslims around the world begin marking Ramadan under coronavirus lockdown….

Coronavirus is making us work 3 hours longer from home

An executive at JPMorgan Chase & Co. gets unapologetic messages from colleagues on nights and weekends, including a notably demanding one on Easter Sunday. A web designer whose…

Coronavirus lingers in air of crowded spaces says new study

The new coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, researchers found in a study that buttresses the notion that Covid-19…

Global coronavirus cases pass 3 million as lockdowns begin to ease

Global confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 3 million on Monday, as the United States neared 1 million cases, according to a Reuters tally. It comes as many countries are…

Life after ventilators can be hell for coronavirus survivors

Her fever hit 105 degrees. In her delirium, Diana Aguilar was sure the strangers hovering over her, in their masks and gowns, were angels before they morphed into…

World Bank slashes outlook for oil, metals as coronavirus crushes demand

The World Bank slashed its outlook for oil and metals prices on Thursday due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and said the commodity market shock…

Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains- says Study

A new study in China has revealed that the novel coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different genetic variations of which 19 were previously undiscovered. The results…

Covid-19 not the worst, another pandemic lurks in the Future: Ian Lipkin

The Coronavirus pandemic might be the worst crisis humanity has ever faced since World War II. But according to internationally-acclaimed virologist Dr Ian Lipkin, the Covid-19 pandemic is…

Global migrant worker remittances to fall 20% amid coronavirus scare

Developing countries are losing a key source of revenue as the coronavirus pandemic causes worldwide shutdowns, sharply reducing payments from workers living abroad, the World Bank said Wednesday….

WHO chief says ‘coronavirus will be with us for a long time’

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that there were “worrying upward trends” in early epidemics in parts of Africa and central and South America, while also…

Coronavirus very likely of animal origin, no sign of lab manipulation: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus originated in bats in China late last year and it was…

Over 2.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide

Over 2.5 million people have been confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus worldwide, with 80 percent of cases in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP…

Harvard University offers 67 free online courses

Harvard University, a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is offering 67 free online courses for those who want to expand their knowledge and master new…

Themed food tickles the Coronavirus mood

Virus Platter Coronavirus may send a shiver down the spine of many people. But some are using it to tickle your taste buds. Corona Burger In Hanoi, chef…