Africa and the world contained Ebola. But without similar international support Africa will lose the fight against coronavirus, pandemic and COVID-19 will remain a global threat. We will all be losers.
This is the biggest vaccine challenge in history. Public health must not become a political pawn.
Scientists looked at 40 existing studies on the novel coronavirus and other members of its family.
It's unclear if mothers can pass the coronavirus on to babies.
Natural sunlight may be an effective of certain materials, said the authors of the study.
Scientists have looked at the genetic make-up of a coronavirus found in pangolins to see if the scaly animals were the intermediary host of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Scientists looked at tissue samples from over 300 people aged four to 60 years old.
The World Health Organization said the global COVID-19 case tally rose by 106,000 in the last 24 hours, the largest single-day jump in new cases since the pandemic began.
President Donald Trump excoriated the WHO and its director-general in a letter about the agency's response to COVID-19 and handling of China. Here, Newsweek adds more context to the letter.
A new study found the virus contaminated several key surfaces in a hotel room in less than 24 hours, despite the patients not yet showing any symptoms.
The North Korean delegation didn't name any countries, but U.S. officials have been critical of the WHO's handling of the pandemic.
Clifford Lane, one of the Americans on the WHO-China Joint Mission, told Newsweek he was "disappointed" he didn't get to visit Wuhan, but said he received a good briefing from those who went.
"When he pulls out of the cooperation of the nations of the world in creating a vaccine it hurts us," Schumer told 'Morning Joe'. "If another country comes up with that vaccine ahead of us, God bless them, but we would want to have the benefits of that."
The president has threatened to pull the U.S. out of the World Health Organization unless it reforms.
The United States largely supported the resolution, but took issue with language in the resolution about "sexual and reproductive health."
The WHO has a 'goodwill ambassador' who is in Beijing's pocket. That must end.
Valentina Matviyenko praised both the World Health Organization and China for their work in trying to slow the worldwide spread of the virus.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters that President Donald Trump had miscalculated the situation by trying to shift blame for the pandemic to Beijing.
The study involved 147 patients at a hospital in China.
With the pandemic showing no signs of ending, antibody tests have come under increased scrutiny.
Ambassador Lily Hsu told Newsweek that China does not want to work with the world to establish how the COVID-19 coronavirus spread worldwide.
The president told the World Health Assembly that China has "acted with openness, transparency and responsibility" during the pandemic.
Comparisons between coronavirus and seasonal influenza deaths "must be made using an apples-to-apples comparison, not an apples-to-oranges comparison," said Dr. Jeremy Samuel Faust and Dr. Carlos del Rio.
In a post on Twitter, the U.S. president emphasized that no final decision had been made and that funding for the global health agency remained frozen.
Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies director, said it had recorded more than 35 "quite serious" incidents in 11 countries in April involving attacks on individuals and groups.
"COVID-19 is a very stressful experience for everyone, particularly those with complex mental health needs," said Ellie Brown of the University of Melbourne.
The idea has been called a "game-changer" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as it allows the government to understand how many people had COVID-19 and potentially speed up the easing of lockdown restrictions.
The team drew from the health records of millions of people in England.