Pakistanis have proposed numerous hypotheses for their country's seeming ability to weather the pandemic, crediting everything from the young population and the hot and humid climate to unproven claims of natural immunity.
Coronavirus has infected more than 13.8 million people, of whom over 8 million have recovered and some 589,000 have died. Here are the updates for July 16:
Fresh infections surface in western province of Mbandaka as Democratic Republic of Congo's dilapidated health system battles both a measles epidemic and Covid-19.
Even if George Floyd survived Covid-19, he couldn't survive police violence.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Minister Eteni Longondo says disease has erupted in a district of the northwestern city Mbandaka, a transport hub on the Congo River with a population of more than a million.
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says continent continues to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic with infections in the community spreading fast, particularly in Ethiopia.
The World Health Organization’s suspension of trials due to safety concerns follows endorsements by leaders including US President Donald Trump.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with some 330,000 deaths. Coronavirus-related updates for May 21:
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
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.
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