Satellite images can help save elephants, especially the ones that are decreasing in number in Africa, a new study says.
The tough three-tier system of restrictions that will now be in place has been criticised as doing little to reinstate cherished freedoms or help the virus-battered economy
Scientists are racing to find a cure for Covid-19. These are some of the leading vaccines making waves.
University of Oxford and AstraZeneca say they will have 200 million vaccine doses ready by end of 2020, with drug substance for 700 million doses by end of first quarter of 2021 globally.
The experimental drug, developed by the US National Institutes of Health and Moderna, will be tried on 30,000 volunteers in the US who won't know if they're getting the real shot or a placebo in order to see which group experiences more infections.
Britain has said it was the first such deal which Pfizer and BioNTech had agreed for the supply of their vaccine, which is being tested in early to mid-stage trials.
The large-scale trial of the vaccine developed at the University of Oxford in Britain is being conducted in South Africa, Britain and Brazil.
Researchers led by a team from the University of Oxford said daily doses of the steroid could prevent one-in-eight ventilated patient deaths and save one out of every 25 patients requiring oxygen alone.
Dramatic images on Sunday of protesters in the port city of Bristol tearing down a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston and throwing it into the harbour inspired campaigners in Oxford to seize the moment.
A statue of Edward Colston was toppled and dumped into a river at a rally in memory of an American man killed by a US police officer.
Sometimes called a "tropical Trump", Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has followed a similar script to his US counterpart in his handling of Covid-19. Meanwhile in Europe, badly-hit countries slowly continue on a path toward a post-pandemic normal.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
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