The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on global jobs, with a new study by the United Nations estimating that the equivalent of 255 million jobs were lost last year
Despite dozens of deaths of people shortly after they were vaccinated against coronavirus, scientists say the evidence available so far does not incriminate the new anti-Covid vaccines
Iceland has genetically sequenced all its positive Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, an increasingly vital practice as worrying new strains emerge from Britain and South Africa
In the midst of a third wave of coronavirus infections, Ireland now holds the unhappy title of the nation with the highest transmission rate in the world.
France and Russia prepare to beef up their coronavirus inoculation programmes, even as authorities seek to allay concerns about vaccine supplies while the global pandemic shows no sign of abating