Dozens of demonstrators are still detained in China after taking part in widespread protests against the government last year.
North Korea has ordered a five-day lockdown in the capital over “respiratory illness”, in what appears to be the first citywide restrictions.
A senior doctor at one of Shanghai’s top hospitals has said 70 percent of the megacity’s population may have been infected with Covid-19.
A South African laboratory investigation found that the next Covid-19 strain could be more dangerous than our current omicron strain.
Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox in English, the World Health Organization announced Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation.
Monkeypox, so called because it was first discovered in a monkey, has jumped around the world affecting nearly 16 000 people in 72 countries
World Health Organization and British officials said Wednesday that Polio virus ‘(VDPV2)’ had been detected in London sewage samples
The UK is reportedly seeing daily infections of the monkeypox virus that are not connected to West Africa travel, revealed a health official.
A handful of cases of monkeypox have now been reported in Europe or are suspected, BUT should South Africa be worried?
Researchers warned that climate change force animals to move to cooler areas, meet other species and create new virus infecting humans
Measles is just one of the many illnesses that have been reported to be attacking countries in Africa – cases rose by 400%.
England on Thursday lifted coronavirus restrictions imposed to tackle the Omicron variant, with masks no longer required in enclosed places and vaccine passports shelved.
The threat to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s position deepened on Tuesday, as police said they were investigating lockdown-breaking parties at his Downing Street office and government departments.
One of China’s longest coronavirus lockdowns since the start of the pandemic came to an end on Monday as authorities announced the lifting of most restrictions in the northern megacity of Xi’an.
The stark contrast between the lives of two coronavirus patients unearthed by Chinese contact tracers sparked a widespread debate on Thursday over the country’s entrenched wealth inequality.
Thailand will resume its quarantine-free travel scheme from February 1, officials said Thursday, after the programme was suspended due to the fast-spreading Omicron Covid-19 variant.