Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID-19, a day after taking a test.
The U.S. is the largest source of financial support to the WHO and its exit is expected to significantly weaken the organization.
“I’m very moved because it’s something that millions of people want,” said the 35-year-old man, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition that his name not be published. “It’s a gift of life, a second chance to live.”
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he will be tested for COVID-19 after having an X-ray of his lungs on Monday.
The United States, which is home to approximately 4% of the world’s population, currently contains more than 25% of all the world’s coronavirus cases — a staggering disparity that health experts are warning could soon overwhelm the capacity of the U.S. health care system.
The letter was endorsed by 239 scientists from a variety of fields. It stated that the issue of whether or not COVID-19 was airborne was of “heightened significance” as many countries stop restrictive lockdown measures.
While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Italy’s customs agency denied five rich Americans entry to the country after they landed on a private jet for a vacation on the island of Sardinia, according to reports.
Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such as classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” has died.
Earl Cameron, who was one of the first Black actors to perform in mainstream British film, died Friday at his home in Warwickshire, England. He was 102.
When you catch an endangered animal, it’s only right to set it free.
The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.”
A new study indicates that the number of official COVID-19 deaths may underestimate the “full burden” of the pandemic.
The milestone comes at a time when COVID-19 case numbers are surging in different parts of the world.
There are few places on earth like Renaissance Island in Aruba, as was proven in a video of Daniel Corona, aka Dr. Travel, dancing with a flamingo along the Caribbean Sea's edge.
According to Reuters, the fake flights replicate the experience of traveling, despite passengers not actually going anywhere.
With a potential vaccine still months away and lockdown orders being reimplemented, the pandemic situation looks to be perilous as the summer unfolds.
Reacting to a spike in virus cases reported in Arizona, the top health official in the Mexican state of Sonora is asking Mexico’s federal government to temporarily close the border to non-essential visits from the U.S.
The area is 600 miles north of Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, and is the center of the world's biggest and most lucrative jade mining industry.
It’s already been a year for the history books.