Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

North Korea hails recovery as WHO worries over missing data

North Korea said Wednesday more than a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 just a week after disclosing an outbreak it appears to be trying to manage in isolation as global experts express deep ...

Health

Air pollution exposure may cause heart attack within an hour

Exposure to air pollutants—even at levels below World Health Organization air quality guidelines—may trigger a heart attack within the hour, according to a new study from China that found the risks were highest among ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thailand to reimpose coronavirus curbs to contain outbreak

Thailand from Monday will reimpose COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants, construction sites and gatherings in the capital Bangkok and its suburbs as it tries to contain a wave of coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Melbourne enters Australia's toughest virus lockdown

Australia's second-largest city entered the country's toughest lockdown yet on Thursday, sparking a fresh wave of anxiety and confusion over ever-tougher regulations.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Putin eases Russia's stay-at-home orders as cases soar

President Vladimir Putin on Monday said stay-at-home orders for most workers in Russia would be eased this week even as the country registered a record increase in new coronavirus infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Tale of 2 outbreaks': Singapore tackles a costly setback

Weeks after two of his roommates were diagnosed with COVID-19, Mohamad Arif Hassan says he's still waiting to be tested for the coronavirus. Quarantined in his room in a sprawling foreign workers' dormitory that has emerged ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia's confirmed coronavirus cases top 200,000

The number of people confirmed to have the coronavirus in Russia has exceeded 200,000, data posted on an official website set up by health authorities showed on Sunday.

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