Coronavirus: US passes 150,000 deaths as infection rates spike in some states

More than 150,000 people have died with coronavirus in the US, as deaths in the country are rising at their fastest rate in two months.A further 1,074 deaths were reported on Wednesday, bringing the total up to 150,159, according to Johns Hopkins Uni

Coronavirus: US passes 150,000 deaths as infection rates spike in some states

Coronavirus: Doctor criticises 'distressing' lack of face masks at Trump event

An infectious diseases expert has described the lack of face masks at an event attended by President Donald Trump as "depressing, distressing and dumb".Dr William Schaffner, a professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennes

Coronavirus: Florida closes test centres as tropical storm Isaias nears - a day after record number of deaths

Florida has been forced to close coronavirus testing centres for up to a week because of the approaching tropical storm Isaias.The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) said in a statement: "All state-supported drive-thru and walk-up COVID-

Coronavirus: Florida closes test centres as tropical storm Isaias nears - a day after record number of deaths

Coronavirus: Australia suffers worst day in pandemic with more than 700 new cases

Australia has suffered its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 700 new infections and 13 deaths from the disease recorded in Victoria, the country's second-most populous state.The country's previous national record of new cases was

Coronavirus: Australia suffers worst day in pandemic with more than 700 new cases

Coronavirus: Brazilian president Bolsonaro has 'mould' in his lungs after COVID infection

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is taking antibiotics for an infection that left him feeling weak - having spent weeks in isolation after catching coronavirus.He appeared during a live broadcast and chuckled as he told viewers that he had

Coronavirus: Brazilian president Bolsonaro has 'mould' in his lungs after COVID infection

Coronavirus: Schools to return in Scotland but country remains in phase three of lockdown

Schools in Scotland will reopen from 11 August, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. All pupils are expected to return to the classroom full-time by 18 August. Announcing changes to Scotland's coronavirus lockdown restrictions, Ms Sturgeon said peopl

Coronavirus: Schools to return in Scotland but country remains in phase three of lockdown

Coronavirus: England had highest excess death rate in Europe over first half of 2020, ONS says

England suffered the highest levels of excess deaths of any country in Europe over the first half of 2020, the Office for National Statistics has said.But while England endured the largest overall increase in deaths, the report says Spain had the hig

Coronavirus: England had highest excess death rate in Europe over first half of 2020, ONS says

Coronavirus: Scientists discover why COVID-19 causes loss of smell

Scientists say they have discovered why coronavirus causes people to lose their sense of smell.The symptom is one of the earliest and most commonly reported indicators that a person has been infected with COVID-19, but the reasons for it have been un

Coronavirus: Scientists discover why COVID-19 causes loss of smell

Coronavirus: Trump walks out of briefing amid questions over his support of misleading video

Donald Trump walked out of a daily briefing after being questioned about his support for a doctor who reportedly claimed alien DNA is used in medical treatments.The US president retweeted a video on Tuesday in which Dr Stella Immanuel claimed people

Coronavirus: Trump walks out of briefing amid questions over his support of misleading video

Coronavirus: Vietnam battles COVID-19 strain not seen in country before

Every province and city in Vietnam is at risk of a new wave of COVID-19, its prime minister has warned, as territories across Asia suffer a spike in new infections.Vietnam had been coronavirus-free for months before the recent outbreak in Da Nang, a

Coronavirus: Vietnam battles COVID-19 strain not seen in country before