Getty Images Following his admittance to intensive care with coronavirus in April, prime minister Boris Johnson is reportedly preparing a more “interventionist” drive to tackle UK obesity in the ongoing and long-term fight against Covid-19. On 24 July, it was reported that the prime minister will set out new measures […]

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and school districts are already pursuing. But U.S. Education […]

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The reimposition of coronavirus lockdown measures in Serbia touched off violent clashes in the capital Belgrade that left at least 60 police and protesters hurt amid renewed warnings that the virus is still gathering pace. Australia grappled with a COVID-19 spike in the city of Melbourne […]

Doctors have known it for a long time, well before the resounding cries of “Black Lives Matter”: Black people suffer disproportionately. They face countless challenges to good health, among them food, transportation and income. The stress of living with racism has very real, physical effects. And they are especially prone […]

Testing for the coronavirus at a drive-thru testing site in Phoenix, Ariz., on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times) PHOENIX — As infections surged through Arizona’s desert landscape this week, word spread that the Round Valley Rodeo, a century-old tradition luring calf ropers, youth riders and big […]

Global infections from the novel coronavirus have surpassed 10 million as the rate of new cases surges, according to an AFP tally on Sunday. One million new cases were recorded in only six days, according to the AFP count, just as countries start to unwind punishing lockdowns that have devastated […]

New York (AFP) – European and Wall Street stocks advanced Thursday, partially recovering losses from the prior session’s pullback despite surging coronavirus cases in several US states and a warning from the WHO about an uptick in cases in parts of Europe. Oil also recovered some of Wednesday’s five percent […]

MADRID — Spain is adding more than 1,000 more fatalities to its coronavirus death toll in the first update in nearly two weeks after officials revised a backlog of inconsistent data. At least 28,313 people have died through Friday with a COVID-19 diagnosis, health officials. Authorities had stopped updating the […]