Coronavirus sets a balancing act between science, politics

SAINT-MANDE: Inhabitants applaud at 20:00 along with others across the French nation, to show their support to healthcare employees in Saint-Mande,...

Quebec doctors who agree to help hard-pressed care homes describe ‘shock’

LONGUEUIL: Dr Etienne Desilets, a gastroenterologist, poses in Montreal on April 30, 2020. Desilets has been working part-time since April 19,...

S Africa’s cigarette ban lights up a row

JOHANNESBURG: A South African National Defense Force (SANDF) soldier commands a man to wear a face mask in Hillbrow, Johannesburg during...

WHO says virus ‘natural in origin’

TAEZ: An employee, wearing his personal protective equipment (PPE), looks through a microscope at the newly-inaugurated laboratory for coronavirus testing in...

Debate over use of virus ‘immunity passports’

WASHINGTON: Governments and organizations around the world are mulling the use of hotly-debated "immunity passports" aimed at easing pandemic-related lockdowns and...

Institute’s efforts emboldening diabetes research in Kuwait

Dr Qais Al-Duwairi KUWAIT: When Dr Qais Saleh Al-Duwairi joined Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) as its' Director-General- a...

In Japan, doctors and nurses DIY a virus response

TOKYO: A doctor (left-in orange vest) in protective clothing and an official (right) playing the role of a patient take part...

Arctic gas push threatens reindeer herders

Reindeer herder Yeiko Serotetto cuts frozen fish for breakfast at his family's camp in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region of Russia.-Reuters

Pet adoptions, fosters skyrocket in US amid coronavirus pandemic

CALIFORNIA: A photo essay on pet adoptions and fostering amid the novel coronavirus pandemic in San Diego, California. Animals shelters across...

Care workers protect families with donated RVs

RV living is not a perfect option but it offers a semblance of normalcy, Samuel said-it allows him to be close...

Experts warn of oxygen shortages in poorer nations

AHMEDABAD, India: Doctors and nursing staff test a four-way multiplexer machine, which splits oxygen supply from a single ventilator to four...

Humans to blame for spread of COVID-19 and other ‘zoonoses’

PARIS: Photo shows empty alleys of the closed Jardin du Luxembourg park in Paris on the 35th day of a strict...

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7th August