Vaccination

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders, organizations and banks on Monday pledged 7.4 billion euros ($8 billion) for research to find a vaccine against the new coronavirus, but warned that it is just the start of an effort that must be sustained ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nearly half-million infected worldwide, economic toll rises

The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the U.S. on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Three billion under lockdown as UN warns virus threatens humanity

More than three billion people are living under lockdown measures as soaring death tolls in Europe and the US on Wednesday underlined a United Nations warning that the coronavirus pandemic threatens all of humanity.

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