The famous nurse is credited with pioneering hygiene and cleanliness to combat the spread of diseases in hospitals.
Major clubs are looking at billions in losses if the season isn't completed, but virologists and sports medics see a risk in resumption of games amid pandemic.
Many of the tactics used by authorities more than a hundred years ago to stem the tide of disease may seem familiar to us today.
Amid concerns over the resurgence of coronavirus infections, the German government is committed to lifting the lockdown step by step.
China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
Health officials in Sri Lanka said there had been a jump in cases, including in a densely populated area in the capital Colombo where 81 people tested positive.
US health authorities also believe that even if Covid-19 cases slow over summer, the rate of infection is likely to increase again in fall and winter in line with other seasonal viruses like the flu.
Nigeria's health system could come under immense stress as it faces a two-pronged fight.
How the 10th-century Muslim polymath gave physicians a new perspective when it came to examining infectious diseases.
The Democratic Republic of Congo was two days away from declaring the end of the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic when a new chain of infection was discovered on April 10, following more than seven weeks without a new case.
While that’s clearly good news, it also means it’s impossible to know who around you may be contagious. That complicates decisions about returning to work, school and normal life.
Despite extensive research and investment around the world, a lot remains unknown about pandemic-causing Covid-19.
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