New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the island nation has defeated — for the present — the coronavirus as her government announced the lifting of some restrictions imposed to halt the spread of COVID-19. "There is no widespread...
The World Health Organization has warned governments against issuing “immunity passports” to allow people who show antibodies for coronavirus to return to work. As leaders across the world turn their focus to reopening their economies after weeks of social restrictions...
Tech Impact is providing this $135 course for FREE in order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on the nonprofit community. Three Thursdays, May 7 – 21, 1 to 2:30 PM Eastern The term “big data” gets used (and misused) a...
The new coronavirus outbreak "is a controllable pandemic" if countries step up measures to tackle it, the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus acknowledged the global outbreak of the new coronavirus could now be considered...
An Italian man who has been confirmed to be Nigeria's first coronavirus case after arriving from Milan was in the country for almost two full days before being isolated, travelling through Lagos and visiting another state. The case has prompted a scramble...
A handful of countries in Africa are at a high risk of importing the new coronavirus because of the volume of air traffic between those countries and China, a new model shows. But some aren’t well-prepared to deal with infections if they arrive.
Right now scientists are trying to accomplish something that was inconceivable a decade ago: create a vaccine against a previously unknown virus rapidly enough to help end an outbreak of that virus. In this case, they're trying to stop...
About 50,000 years ago, ancient humans in what is now West Africa apparently procreated with another group of ancient humans that scientists didn't know existed. There aren't any bones or ancient DNA to prove that theory, but researchers say the...