The United States has already suffered more than 400,000 deaths -- almost one fifth of the global toll -- since the epidemic took hold early last year.
NHS midwives face the spectre of having to pay for their training out of their own pockets due to a lack of funding.
Children with autism who adopted shelter cats showed more empathy and reduced separation anxiety.
One consumer of pepperoni Hot Pockets suffered from a minor oral injury.
Two COVID-19 home testing kits may be bought from vending machines via contactless mobile app transactions.
With more than 1.3 million people infected, South Africa has recorded more cases than any other country on the continent and has also suffered more deaths, with 37,105 registered.
The 1,662 employees of the ice cream manufacturer in eastern China were immediately quarantined and underwent coronavirus testing.
The treatment showed a 91 percent survival rate among coronavirus patients who were suffering from lung problems.
Cannabis has been legalised in the Southeast Asian country and many locals are obviously trying to make the most out of it.
The country has secured access to both the Pfizer and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines, with the rollout scheduled to begin in late February.
Until vaccination is widespread, countries across the globe are still having to rely on lockdowns, curfews and social distancing to control the spread of the virus.
The grim milestone came as US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said shipments of its vaccines would slow for a period in late January.
A medical student narrated how she would feel clammy all over, experience cold sweats, and eventually pass out due to "needle phobia."
Six justices voted in favour of reinstating the strict rule of in-person visits to obtain abortion pills.
The epicentre was 36 kilometres (22 miles) south of Mamuju, the capital of West Sulawesi.
Those who wish to travel to the US must undergo a COVID-19 test three days prior to the date of travel.
About 80 percent of malignant brain tumours are gliomas, and this could be contracted from contaminated water or undercooked meat.
The 10-strong team is expected to arrive Thursday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the virus was first detected in late 2019.
As hospital mortuaries run out of space to accommodate dead bodies, Britain is setting up temporary morgues.
Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital, sandwiched between the neighborhoods of Watts and Compton, is stretched far beyond capacity by an unrelenting influx of coronavirus patients.