U.S. confirms it will end enhanced screening for some international passengers

Washington DC, Sept 10, 2020 - The U.S. government confirmed on Thursday it will end enhanced screening of some international passengers for COVID-19 and...

CDC tells states: Be ready to distribute vaccines on Nov. 1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Sept 3, 2020 — The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready to distribute by...

Wear a mask while having sex, Canada’s top doctor suggests

Ottawa, Sept 2, 2020 - Skip kissing and consider wearing a mask when having sex to protect yourself from catching the coronavirus, Canada’s chief...

CDC says testing not needed for some exposed to COVID-19, sparking outcry

Atlanta, Aug 27, 2020 - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this week that people exposed to COVID-19 but not...

Japan researchers say ozone effective in neutralizing coronavirus

Tokyo, Aug 26, 2020 - Japanese researchers said on Wednesday that low concentrations of ozone can neutralize coronavirus particles, potentially providing a way for...

Hong Kong researchers report first documented coronavirus re-infection

Hong Kong, Aug 24, 2020 - A Hong Kong man who recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half months later in the first documented...

South Korean capital orders masks on in coronavirus battle

Seoul, Aug 24, 2020 - South Korea’s capital on Monday ordered masks to be worn in both indoor and outdoor public places for the...

Delta partners with CVS Health for rapid COVID-19 tests

Atlanta, Aug 18, 2020 - Delta Air Lines Inc said on Tuesday it has partnered with CVS Health Corp to use its rapid-response nasal-swab...

South Korea tightens coronavirus curbs, confines troops to base

Seoul, Aug 18, 2020 - South Korea tightened social distancing rules on Tuesday as it reported a three-digit increase in novel coronavirus cases for...

Coronavirus found on Ecuador shrimps in China, state media says

Beijing, Aug 12, 2020 - A city in China’s eastern Anhui province found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of shrimps from Ecuador, state...