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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne goes back into lockdown; Italy stops Bangladesh flights after new infections

Melbourne goes into full lockdown after rises in cases; Bolsonaro taking hydroxychloroquine to cure his Covid-19 infectionWHO says ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne coronavirus spreadUS officially notifies World Health Organization of its withdrawalBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirusUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 3.23pm BST Authorities in Greece are becoming increasingly worried by the rising number of “imported” coronavirus cases the c...
Tags: Science, Greece, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Serbia, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, World Health Organization, Melbourne, Jair Bolsonaro


Coronavirus live news: India cases third-highest globally; Israel reimposes restrictions after spike in infections

India overtakes Russia with third-highest number of cases; bars, clubs, gyms and event halls closed in Israel; Greece and Britain will fully resume flights on 15 JulyIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaUK coronavirus live - latest updatesWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 3.25pm BST Five members of Japan’s Sumo Association were confirmed to have the coron...
Tags: Japan, Science, Greece, Russia, India, Israel, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Un, NHK, The Association, Sumo Association


Coronavirus live news: India cases third-highest globally; flights between Greece and Britain to fully resume

India overtakes Russia with third-highest number of cases; Greece and Britain will fully resume flights on 15 July; Peru cases pass 300,000India sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaUK coronavirus live - latest updatesWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.33pm BST Vietnam’s health ministry on Monday reported 14 new coronavirus infections, all among Vietnamese ci...
Tags: Science, Greece, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Peru, Associated Press, Vietnam, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Paris


Coronavirus live news: US reports 50,000 new cases as WHO warns on Middle East

Worst-hit nation records another new daily record of infections; Middle East at ‘critical threshold’ says health body; NZ health minister David Clark resigns. Follow all the latest updatesCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil cases hit 60,000Oxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldAustralia coronavirus live blog 3.19am BST Ben Doherty in Sydney, signing off from this coverage now. My many thanks ...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, Southeast Asia, US, US news, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Sydney, Brazil, Who, Tokyo, Bangkok, Nz, David Clark


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at 'critical' point

David Clark resigns after controversy over handling of Covid-19; Middle East records 1m cases amid easing and return of tourists; California rolls back reopening of bars. Follow all the latest updatesCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil cases hit 60,000Oxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldAustralia coronavirus live blog 1.24am BST China reported on Thursday three new confirmed coronavirus cas...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, California, China, US news, Beijing, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, New Zealand, Brazil, Who, Nz, Clark, David Clark


Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll exceeds 60,000; West Bank goes into lockdown

Global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3tn, says UN; Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; tourist flights to Greece resume; global cases pass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens 7.37pm BST The pandemic is exacerbating inequality throughout the world by hitting hardest those without a social safety net in developing c...
Tags: Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Prague, Infectious Diseases, West Bank, Microbiology, Ryanair, Brazil, Un, World Bank


Coronavirus live news: WHO says over 160,000 new cases a day globally; West Bank goes into lockdown

Global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3tn, says UN; Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; tourist flights to Greece resume; global cases pass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens 6.33pm BST Brazil has just passed yet another grim Covid-19 milestone with confirmation that more than 60,000 lives have been lost since mid...
Tags: Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Prague, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, West Bank, Microbiology, Ryanair, Brazil, Who


Coronavirus live news: more than 160,000 new cases reported every day in past week, says WHO

Global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3tn, says UN; Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; tourist flights to Greece resume; global cases pass 10.5mAustralia locks down 300,000 in 36 Melbourne suburbsGlobal report: US sees another record increase in coronavirus casesUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 5.24pm BST Textile factories that operated normally at the height of the cor...
Tags: England, Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Ryanair, World Health Organization, Un, Leicester, Melbourne


Coronavirus live news: global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3tn, says UN

US stands to lose the most from drop in tourists, UN says; Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; tourist flights to Greece resume; global cases pass 10.5mAustralia locks down 300,000 in 36 Melbourne suburbsGlobal report: US sees another record increase in coronavirus casesUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 3.27pm BST The US has been slammed by health experts for buying up nea...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Ryanair, Un, Melbourne, Donald Trump


Coronavirus live news: Australia puts 300,000 back into lockdown; tourist flights to Greece resume

Fauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a day; schools in Thailand reopen; global cases near 10.5mGlobal report: US sees another record increase in coronavirus casesUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirAustralia locks down 300,000 in 36 Melbourne suburbsUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 10.19am BST Turkey on Wednesday urged the EU to correct the “mistake” of excluding it from the bloc’s list of safe coronavi...
Tags: Science, Greece, Australia, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, Thailand, Infectious Diseases, Morocco, Microbiology, Brussels


Coronavirus live news: US buys nearly all global remdesivir stocks as Brazil deaths near 60,000

Three asylum seekers at camp near US border test positive for coronavirus; UN asks for nearly $10bn in aid for Syria; Greece faces ‘huge difficulties’ when flights resume. Follow the latest updatesFauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a dayUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirJacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 12.18am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of...
Tags: Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Un, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live updates: Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; 'irregularities' in Slovenia PPE purchase

India has over 550,000 infections; Airbus warns of 15,000 job lossesFauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a dayJacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 11.22pm BST Brazil has suffered 1,280 more deaths, bringing the country’s confirmed death toll to 59,594, according to Health Ministry data. The total number of confirmed cases rose by 33,846 to reach 1,402,041,...
Tags: Science, Greece, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Brazil, Slovenia, Airbus, Health Ministry, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live updates: Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; Toronto makes masks mandatory

India has over 550,000 infections; Spain looking at 11 fresh outbreaksGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 4.12pm BST Governments in Nigeria and Senegal are the latest in West Africa to ease restrictions on internal travel and reopen schools, a...
Tags: Science, Greece, China, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Toronto, Senegal, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, United States


Coronavirus live updates: New Zealand PM dismisses calls to open borders; UK locks down city of Leicester

Broadway theatres to stay closed until January 2021; Iran reports record daily deathsGlobal report: WHO to send team to China to investigate Covid-19 originsLeicester lockdown: what are the new Covid-19 restrictions?Jacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.24am BST A coordinated response to the Covid-19 crisis in the Americas, India and Africa must be led by countries that have suppressed it, writes Adam Tooze, urging us to stay...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Science, Greece, China, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Athens, Broadway, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: pandemic is 'not even close to being over', warns WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says pandemic is ‘speeding up’; India records 19,459 new cases; Iran records highest daily death toll; China’s military approves vaccine for use on its soldiers Global report: Covid-19 deaths pass half a millionUS health secretary says ‘window closing’ to stop virusNew Zealand’s isolation facilities under ‘extreme stress’See all our coronavirus coverage 5.29pm BST The number of people who died from Covid-19 in France rose by 35 to 29,813 over the last three days, h...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, France, China, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Who, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus


Coronavirus live news: Africa passes 200,000 confirmed cases after Burundi president dies of suspected Covid-19

Asylum applications in Europe fall to lowest level for a decade as borders closed; world faces worst food crisis in 50 yearsBurundi president dies of illness suspected to be coronavirusFauci: coronavirus pandemic that ‘took over the planet’ is far from overBrazil restores Covid-19 data to government websiteUK coronavirus updates – live 11.22am BST Amid the continuing controversy in the scientific community, Greece has resumed production of chloroquine to treat people with coronavirus, AFP re...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Greece, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, World Health Organization


Greece Will Open to International Tourists but Ban Travelers From Covid-19 Hotspots Like U.S.

The Greek government announced today that it will open up to international tourists from 29 different countries on June 15, according to the English-language Greek news outlet Ekathimerini. People from countries with high infection rates for the coronavirus, including the U.S., UK, Sweden, Spain, and Brazil, will not…Read more...
Tags: Science, Greece, Tourism, Brazil, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Ekathimerini People, UK Sweden Spain


Greece to restart tourism from 15 June – as it happened

Country plans to allow international flights from 1 July; Spain makes face coverings compulsory; global cases hit 4.9m. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereGreece to restart tourism industry from 15 June 12.27am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for rolling coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, as cases worldwide increase by the highest one-day total so far: Related: Coronavirus live news: global cases near 5m as EU health c...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Biology, Africa, Americas, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Greece to restart tourism from 15 June

Country plans to allow international flights from 1 July; Spain makes face coverings compulsory; global cases hit 4.9mEU virus response chief: ‘Europe should brace itself for second wave’Brazil’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.33pm BST The UK has reported 363 more deaths from Covid-19, taking the official death toll in Europe’s worst-affected country to 35,704.According to th...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Greece, Biology, Africa, Americas, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


Coronavirus live news: Spain mandates face masks as Greece prepares to unveil tourism plans

UN chief praises Africa’s efforts to stem virus; Brazil sees record daily deaths; global cases hit 4.9mBrazil’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’Ardern flags four-day working week as way to rebuild New ZealandUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.28pm BST The reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is the latest designer to capitalise on the coronavirus crisis by launching a line of face masks – and has sparked a race row in the process, writes Mo...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Biology, Africa, Americas, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Greece to reopen beaches; official global death toll nears 300,000

Europe halts delivery of faulty Chinese face masks; WHO says Covid-19 may never go; thirty-six million Americans now unemployed; Japan eases state of emergency in many regionsWHO says Covid-19 ‘may never go away’Russia defends its ‘exceptionally precise’ death dataUS coronavirus updates - liveUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.22pm BST South Africa has reported 665 more coronavirus infections, and 15 more deaths from Covid-19. According to a tweet by the health mi...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, Greece, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Arthritis drug may improve respiratory function in some patients with severe COVID-19

A small study in Greece found that the clinically approved anti-inflammatory drug anakinra, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, improved respiratory function in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Tags: Science, Greece


Why has eastern Europe suffered less from coronavirus than the west?

Most important reason for discrepancy appears to be implementation of early lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus map of Europe makes one thing clear: the richer nations of western Europe have suffered more from the virus than countries in the eastern half of the EU, almost without exceptions.Comparing figures from different countries can be fraught with difficulty, and many factors can potentially skew the numbers. But the comparison between western...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, Greece, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Czech Republic, Hungary, Infectious Diseases, Slovakia, Coronavirus outbreak


Lizards develop new chemical language to attract mates in predator-free environments

Scientists discovered that lizards developed novel chemical communication signals when relocated to tiny island groups with no predators.Male lizards began to rapidly produce a new chemical love elixir, not unlike cologne, to call on potential mates. With new technology we're increasingly able to detect and identify the chemicals that make up much of the language of non-human nature. Most of our understanding of animal communication has come through observations of auditory and visual symbol...
Tags: Science, Greece, Biology, Animals, Communication, Chemistry, Nature, Innovation, Belgium, Ecology, St Louis, Smell, Rosetta Stone, Washington University, Arts Sciences, University of Antwerp


Coronavirus live news: global confirmed cases pass 2.5m, as Sweden reports its highest rise in deaths

Singapore extends lockdown after cases rise; Donald Trump signals immigration ban; Oktoberfest cancelled; US oil market collapsesWHO warns few people have developed coronavirus antibodiesPandemic causing some anti-vaxxers to waverUS coronavirus updates - live UK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST Greek authorities have placed the town of Kranidi in the Peloponnese under curfew after a mass outbreak of coronavirus cases was detected among refugees being host...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Sweden, Greece, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Lizards develop new 'love language'

Free from the risk of predators and intent to attract potential mates, male lizards relocated to experimental islets in Greece produce a novel chemical calling card, according to new research from biologists in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.
Tags: Science, Greece, Washington University, Arts Sciences


Coronavirus live news: cases worldwide near 2 million as leader of Ireland's Sinn Féin tests positive

Mary Lou McDonald says she is recovering; confirmed cases in Africa pass 15,000; Trump repeats WHO funding threatPutin warns Russia faces ‘extraordinary’ crisisTrump turned a briefing into a presidential tantrumUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23pm BST Dozens of unaccompanied migrant children will be relocated from Greece to other migrant countries this week, the country’s migration minister has said. Notis Mitarachi made the anno...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, China, Russia, Africa, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Sinn Féin


Olive oil industry under increasing threat from 'olive leprosy'

Italian, Spanish and Greek farmers set to lose billions unless drastic action is taken to combat bacterium that has killed millions of treesOne of southern Europe’s most important staples, olive oil, is under pressure from a potentially deadly disease that new research shows could infect nearly all of the productive areas of Italy, Greece and Spain.Economic losses could be as high as €5bn over the next 50 years for Italy, where at least 1m trees have already died, if nothing is done to halt the ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, France, Environment, Spain, Farming, Trees and forests, Italy, Agriculture, Italy Greece


Coronavirus live news: Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in cases; Trump insists US will 'reopen' in weeks

Vietnam closes Ho Chi Minh restaurants; Olympic torch relay scaled down; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans. Follow the latest updates 9.20am GMT Dozens of young Irish doctors and nurses have quit their jobs in Australia to return home to fight the pandemic but cannot get flights, leaving them in limbo, reports my colleague Rory Carroll in Dublin. Several airlines have suspended flights from Australia to Ireland and other routes are closed because of bans on transit thro...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Science, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


1st weekend of spring will look more like winter across southeastern Europe

After little to no widespread snow across much of Europe, the first weekend of spring is forecast to bring the first accumulating snowfall to some cities in southeastern Europe.A storm system will move across northern Europe through the end of the week. As the system moves over eastern Europe over the weekend, it will begin to slow down and strengthen.Precipitation is expected to spread east from southern Germany to Ukraine and south into northern Romania through Saturday. As the storm streng...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Germany, Ukraine, Romania, Alps, Scandinavia, Accuweather, Budapest Hungary, Prague Czech Republic, Munich Germany, BUCHAREST Romania, Carpathian Mountains, Zartman, DirecTV Frontier



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