Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Chinese doctor who blew whistle on coronavirus dies

Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, one of the eight "whistleblowers" who tried to warn other medics of the coronavirus outbreak but were reprimanded by local...

BBC News cutting 450 newsroom jobs

Around 450 jobs will be cut from BBC News under plans to complete its £80 million savings target by 2022. Outlets to be hit by...

Study is halted as HIV vaccine fails test in South Africa

The latest attempt at an HIV vaccine has failed, as researchers announced Monday they have stopped giving the experimental shots in a major study. The...

Coronavirus: First death outside China reported in Philippines

A man has died of the coronavirus in the Philippines, the first confirmed fatality outside China. The patient was a 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan,...

China reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Hunan province

China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 bird flu at a farm in Shaoyang city of the southern province of...

Coronavirus: The hospital built in a matter of days

The Chinese city of Wuhan is building a hospital in just a few days, to treat patients suspected of contracting the coronavirus. The 25,000-square-metre (30,000...

Brexit: UK leaves the European Union

The UK has officially left the European Union after 47 years of membership - and more than three years after it voted to do...

Delta, American Airlines suspend flights between US, China as the coronavirus outbreak spreads

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-based airlines...

Man cleared of charges after serving 25 years faces future

A New York man who spent 25 years in prison for a violent rape he did not commit said he lost his youth and...

UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China

The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of new virus from China a global emergency after the number of infected people spiked more...
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