About six million people aged over 65 in England are at high risk of lung damage and asthma attacks because of toxic air, according to a new report. The new report by two of the UK’s leading respiratory charities finds that a quarter of all care homes and a third of all GP practices and hospitals in England are in places where particulate pollution exceeds the limits recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
President Iván Duque of Colombia announced on Monday during a visit by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, that his government will provide temporary legal status to the more than 1.7 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled to Colombia in recent years, a far-reaching move that will allow the migrants to work legally and establish lives out of the shadows
A contentious near-total ban on abortion in Poland went into effect late Wednesday, despite rampant opposition from hundreds of thousands of Poles who began protesting in the fall in the largest demonstrations in the country since the 1989 collapse of communism.
Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations as the country is trying to stem a rapid rise in infections and calm tensions after a week of protests and rioting over economic troubles. New clashes between protesters and police broke out Saturday hours after the new virus restrictions were announced.
Tel Aviv, Israel’s second-largest city, is situated on the Mediterranean coast. It is known as a youthful, international city with a thriving nightlife.
A rising wave of covid-19 cases in the south of England has been blamed on a new variant of the SarsCov-2 virus, which was named VUI-202012/01. The new strain, first detected in September, is now behind half the cases in the region.
The FDA’s authorisation for emergency use of the first Covid-19 vaccine is a significant milestone in battling this devastating pandemic that has affected so many families in the United States and around the world.
A “gruesome” massacre against farmers in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 110 people, the United Nations has said, raising tolls initially indicating 43 and then at least 70 dead.
How many people do not experience any symptoms after becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2? And what is their role in spreading COVID-19?
Ignoring the threat of prosecution and the dangers posed by a surge of coronavirus cases, tens of thousands of women outraged by a court decision to ban nearly all abortions in Poland converged in Warsaw