Published: July 22, 2021
Japan and South Korea continued to rack up solid export gains in a sign that the impact of virus variants has yet to have a major impact on global demand even as the recovery in world trade inches closer to its peak.
Published: July 02, 2021
The number of new coronavirus cases increased across Europe for the first time in 10 weeks, the World Health Organization said Thursday, ending a stretch that had raised hopes the pandemic would recede as vaccinations were on the rise.
Published: July 01, 2021
The coronavirus vaccine developed by U.S. biotech firm Moderna is effective against the highly contagious delta variant, the company said in a release Tuesday, offering some hope even as the World Health Organization warned that the variant has now spread to at least 96 countries.
Published: June 01, 2021
Vietnam plans to test all 9 million residents of its largest city and is imposing a fresh round of restrictions following the discovery of a new, highly transmissible coronavirus variant that has led to a surge in cases in the country, which had kept comparatively ahead of the virus.
Published: May 18, 2021
LONDON - British scientists have raised alarm about the coronavirus variant first found in India, advising the government in technical papers that it could be as much as 50% more contagious than the highly transmissible U.K. strain that became dominant in many places around the world this spring.