Track the Coronavirus with this interactive map

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have created a live map and dashboard to help you track the global spread of the Coronavirus. The map updates data daily in real-time from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control … Read More

Moorland fires: Wildfires ‘spread dangerous pollution to millions’

The Saddleworth Moor fire in June 2018 was the largest UK wildfire in recent decades – PA Huge wildfires in 2018 exposed five million people to dangerous levels of polluted air, a new study has found. The devastating blazes at … Read More

Fiji suffers widespread damage as Cyclone Harold surges back to category five status while headed for Tonga

Cyclone Harold’s force has been well and truly felt in Fiji with reports of flooded roads, fallen trees and damaged homes emerging from the small, battered nation – but things could be worse for Pacific neighbours Tonga. All of Fiji’s … Read More

‘Pandemic’ scientist makes breakthrough on Covid-19 cure

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Scientists around the world have been racing to develop treatments, cures and a vaccine for COVID-19, and are getting closer by the day. Jacob Glanville – one of the stars of Netflix documentary Pandemic – runs Distributed Bio, which has been working … Read More

‘The floor was moving’: 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho, largest in the state since 1983

McCALL, Idaho — It was a typical Tuesday evening at the Albertsons grocery store in this resort town about 100 miles north of Boise. Until Susie Baker looked up and saw all the hanging aisle signs swinging back and forth. “Then I … Read More

US overtakes China, Italy in total confirmed coronavirus cases, researchers say

The United States on Thursday overtook China and Italy in confirmed coronavirus cases with over 82,000 in all, a grim milestone reported by Johns Hopkins University researchers. As the U.S. surged up to 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday, it took the number-one spot from … Read More

Croatia’s Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing. A destroyed car in Zagreb, Croatia is seen following the earthquake [Darko Bandic/AP Photo] A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday … Read More

Iran warns virus could kill ‘millions’ in Islamic Republic

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic if people keep traveling and ignore health guidance. A state TV journalist who … Read More

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000

A concourse at Sky Harbor Airport is unusually empty as airlines cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. THE LATEST: Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000 Trump Touts Two Drugs for Coronavirus Treatment South Korea’s … Read More

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