Stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news and updates. The interactive COVID-19 map below is provided by Johns Hopkins University and tracks the spread of the coronavirus worldwide. To use the map, click on and drag your mouse across the map to bring your country into view. Clicking on the red areas will bring up confirmed cases and fatalities in those areas.

Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

As restrictions ease around the country and the prospect of travel beckons, many of us will be planning road trips…

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What can you expect if you get a call from a COVID contact tracer?

“Test, trace and isolate” has become the catch cry of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s recognised as an essential strategy for…

2 days ago

K-dramas and other shows halted due to COVID-19

Many dramas and production have to temporarily stop filming due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The drama River…

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AstraZeneca’s results signal more good vaccine news — but efficacy is only the beginning of the story

AstraZeneca has become the latest pharmaceutical company to reveal promising results in clinical trials, for its viral vector vaccine developed…

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Worried about COVID risk on a flight? Here’s what you can do to protect yourself — and how airlines can step up

Airline travel health advice has so far mostly focused on how to stay hydrated and avoid deep vein thrombosis. What…

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Moderna to charge $25 -$37 for COVID vaccine

The United States vaccine Moderna will cost $25- $37, its Chief Executive Officer Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am…

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