Dr. Michael Ryan, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organization (WHO), revealed Monday that the agency’s “best estimates” suggest that around 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by COVID-19, which would be more than 20 times the number of confirmed cases.
The 150km-long A-68A iceberg, which broke away from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf in 2017, could lead to widespread disruption of wildlife and shipping routes in the area where the giant floating ice island is predicted to strike.
A new vaccine approach using genetically engineered immune cells from a patient’s body has created a durable and long-lasting defense against HIV infection, generating new hope not just for a vaccine, but also a cure. In experiments on mice, a team at Scripps Research induced broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bnAbs, capable of preventing HIV infection. …
National governments were told it was vital not to make up for the benefits of EU membership post-Brexit, beyond what was contained in the now unveiled contingency measures that allow for smooth travel for Brits to and from the EU for no longer than the next few months.
With good will from both sides, a fair Brexit deal is still possible. Now, though, pragmatism is needed – and not a constant obsession with who will be the winner and who the loser.
The Trump administration has accused Havana of aiding terrorists while neglecting its own people, but the Cuban Foreign Ministry has hit back, pointing to the thousands of victims of US-backed attempts to overthrow the Cuban revolution.
Britain will be leaving the EU common market at the end of the year and there are still important issues to be hammered out. Both sides could be facing a disaster in the form of huge traffic jams, job losses and rising prices.