Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UK News: Chancellor confirms furlough scheme will be extended

(STL.News) Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces the furlough scheme will be extended to September. The self-employed scheme will also be extended…

7 hours ago

US News: Despite vaccines, CDC warns of a 4th wave of COVID-19

(STL.News) The Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has sent out a stern warning of the possibility of the…

12 hours ago

COVID-19 News: Pfizer vaccine is less effective on obese people

(STL.News) A recent study done by a group of Italian researchers has discovered that the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine was maybe…

2 days ago

EU demands China allow ‘meaningful access’ to Xinjiang region

(STL.News) After the United Kingdom, the European Union has now demanded access to the Xinjian region for human rights observers. …

1 week ago

Israel: Looking at their COVID-19 strategy

(STL.News) Almost half of all Israelis have now received Covid-19 vaccines.  Thanks to a world-leading inoculation program, the country is…

1 week ago

UK considers “vaccine passports” to prove COVID protection

(STL.News) Boris Johnson has said that the UK government is considering whether to introduce so-called “vaccine passports.” The document could…

1 week ago

Israel: reopens increase with ‘green pass’ for vaccinated

(STL.News) #Israel? took a step towards normalcy on Sunday, re-opening a raft of businesses and services from #pandemic? #lockdowns?, but…

1 week ago

Israel reopening starts as Covid-19 vaccination rate nears 50%

(STL.News) Israel reopened swathes of its economy on Sunday in what is called the start of a return to routine…

1 week ago

Bangladesh: COVID-19 hits it’s garment industry

(STL.News) Bangladesh's garment industry is trying to recover from the COVID-19 crisis but buyers from America and Europe have started…

2 weeks ago

Peru COVID-19 News: Government officials get vaccinated in secret

(STL.News) Peru has been rocked by a COVID-19 vaccination scandal, which led to series of high-profile resignations within its government.…

2 weeks ago

Japan COVID-19 News: Syringe shortage hampers vaccination rollout

(STL.News) Millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses are going to get wasted in large as Japan struggles to secure special syringes. …

2 weeks ago

Can the world keep up with COVID-19?

(STL.News) Millions of people around the world have now been vaccinated against coronavirus. But can we keep up with the…

2 weeks ago

Poland eases COVID-19 rules and restrictions

(STL.News) COVID-19 infection rates in Poland have subsided in recent weeks.  This has prompted the government to relax some of…

2 weeks ago

UK PM urges caution & pushes back on COVID-19 vaccine passports

(STL.News) The UK Prime Minister has urged caution when asked about the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Boris Johnson said England's…

2 weeks ago

New Zealand COVID-19 News: lock-down in Auckland for 3 day

(STL.News) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ordered the country's biggest city Auckland into a snap lockdown for the first…

2 weeks ago

COVID-19: Germany partly closes borders with Czech Republic

(STL.News) Germany partially closed its borders with the Czech Republic and Austria's Tyrol on Sunday over a troubling surge in…

2 weeks ago

China refused to give raw data on early COVID-19 cases

(STL.News) China refused to give raw data on early COVID-19 cases to a (WHO) World Health Organization-led team probing the…

2 weeks ago

Iran COVID-19 News: President Rouhani warns of 4th COVID wave

(STL.News) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns of a Covid-19 "fourth wave" as cases rise in certain Middle Eastern countries' hardest…

2 weeks ago