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Protests around the U.S. against police brutality have sparked fears of a further spread of the coronavirus, while South Korea is reporting a steady rise in cases around the capital after appearing to bring the outbreak under control.
The killing of George Floyd has sparked a series of protests in several cities since his death on May 25.
Flight Free UK wanted to 100,000 Britons to pledge not to fly in 2020. Then came COVID-19, and now the air travel industry is on its knees.
Health experts fear that silent carriers of the virus who have no symptoms could unwittingly infect others at gatherings with people packed cheek to jowl and cheering and jeering, many without masks.
Trump on Friday charged that the WHO didn't respond adequately to the coroanvirus pandemic, accusing the U.N. agency of being under China's ``total control.''
According to the U.N. peacekeeping department, there have been 137 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in U.N. peacekeeping operations, with the greatest number by far — 90 cases — in Mali.
Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to ``inform mass numbers of unknown people'' after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial Day weekend at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks tested positive for COVID-19.
Anyone in the U.S. who thought they had the virus in December or early January probably had the flu, public health researchers said.
The country's national health agency clarified Friday that the surprising new figures were the result of a new accounting method, and not linked to a much-feared second wave of the virus.
Tourism around the world has been hit hard by COVID-19 and Alberta is no exception. However, certain segments of the industry, like outfitters, who which rely on international visitors, are struggling even more.
Denmark was the first country to reopen classrooms in Europe. Canadian parents are questioning whether we can learn from this model so no child is left behind academically.
The 220-pound tuna was immediately donated to a local hospital in Hawaii.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said some premiers support the idea but others are concerned about the potential risk of COVID-19 cases being imported into their provinces.
Strong safety-net programs in many European countries are underwriting the wages of millions of workers and keeping them on the payroll instead of adding them to the ranks of the unemployed. But the limits are starting to show.
With the richest countries facing mounting bills in the pandemic, it is hard to see how they can answer any call to help poorer nations, Matthew Fisher says.
Analysts are watching the jobless claims data for signs of how fast — or slow — the recovery will be.
It was not certain late Wednesday, however, whether U.S. President Donald Trump, who has argued that wise leaders put the interests of their own countries first, would take part.
The once-unthinkable death toll in the U.S. means that more Americans have died from the virus than were killed in the Vietnam and Korean wars combined.
Banff, as a town, was created to serve tourists visiting the national park. So, what happens when a global pandemic restricts the 50 per cent of its visitors coming from outside Canada?
Whereas 3.4 million experienced severe food insecurity in 2019, that number could more than quadruple this year in one of the world’s most vulnerable regions.
Officials said at least 69 cases so far this week have been linked to a cluster of infections at a logistics facility operated by Coupang Corp, one of the country's largest online shopping firms, in Bucheon, west of Seoul.
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen said there is no such thing as a "risk-free launch," but COVID-19 hasn't greatly affected the way astronauts gear up for space exploration.
As of May 27, there are more than 5.6 million cases of the coronavirus around the world, and more than 353,000 deaths. Almost 1.7 million cases have been recorded in the U.S.
The country appears to have seen a slow spread of the virus compared to its neighbours, but expert are worried by the rising number of daily infections.
The governor said he would also allow in-person religious services of up to 50 people starting Friday.