Improved weather conditions Monday allowed rescuers to resume evacuation efforts and a search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains.
The status of COVID-19 in China could be downgraded, as the virus weakens and more than 95 per cent of current cases are symptomatic and mild.
Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against COVID-19 misinformation, raising concerns among public health experts that the change could have serious consequences if it discourages vaccination and other efforts to combat the still-spreading virus.
NASA’s Orion capsule has reached 432,000 kilometres from earth, the longest distance ever travelled by a spacecraft made for human passengers.
A COVID-19 testing lab in England misreported about 39,000 tests as negative when they should have been positive last year, UK authorities say.
There is now an imminent threat of measles spreading in various regions globally, as COVID-19 led to a steady decline in vaccination coverage and weakened surveillance of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. public health agency said on Wednesday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. health official celebrated and vilified as the face of the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response, used his final White House briefing on Tuesday to denounce division and promote vaccines.
NASA’s Orion has reached the moon, with the capsule set to spend close to a week in lunar orbit before heading home.