Health

US cites 'crisis' as road deaths rise 18% in first-half 2021

The number of U.S. traffic deaths in the first six months of 2021 hit 20,160, the highest first-half total since 2006, the government reported Thursday, a sign of growing reckless driving during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ukraine reports record rise in virus cases

Ukraine on Thursday reported a record daily increase in coronavirus infections, exceeding 2,000 new cases for the first time.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ukraine reports 'alarming' record rise in virus cases

Ukraine said on Thursday there had been an "alarming" rise in coronavirus cases after a daily record of 689 new infections were reported as the country eases lockdown measures.