While China was the first country to report cases of the new coronavirus, there was no solid evidence as to the origin of the virus, which had mutated to affect not only animals, but also humans. However, US President Donald Trump has persistently claimed that the Chinese government “developed” the COVID-19 pathogen in a lab.
Hollywood star Chuck Norris has filmed himself making a thinly veiled threat against Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko, who is facing intense protests following accusations of election fraud. In the clip, posted on YouTube, Norris did not mention Lukashenko by name. Instead, he referred to him as “Sasha Zero-Percent,” which is a play on ‘Sasha Three-Percent’,…
Techno raves, bars and spontaneous parties in parks have all been bashed as hotspots for infections during the coronavirus crisis. Is the disease also fueling internal prejudices about the night?
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the rate of death among women and infants during or shortly after birth has risen considerably. The virus has caused shortages in hospitals, and led many women to avoid seeking help.
The U.S. president has damaged the political system so badly that it will be difficult to repair, even if Donald Trump gets voted out of office on Tuesday. The hatred and political discord he has stirred up will paralyze the country for years.
Joe Biden has won the election, but he is facing an immense task. America is deeply divided and Trump’s followers are just as passionate as ever. What are the president-elect’s prospects for success?
The Germany company BioNTech has achieved a breakthrough with its COVID-19 vaccine. Now it is faced with the task of becoming a global corporation, but it faces stiff competition from Big Pharma.