Patients who recover from novel coronavirus infections may lose their immunity to reinfection within months, according to research released on Monday that experts said could have a “significant” influence on how governments manage the
Hong Kong political leaders on Sunday slammed a so-called Legislative Council (LegCo) primary election held by the opposition camp over the weekend, saying the move was unfair to other candidates and may have violated the city’s ele
The funeral service for Seoul mayor Park Won-soon, who took his own life after being accused of sexual harassment, was held on Monday despite a petition against the city-run ceremony signed by half a million people.
Iran said the misalignment of an air defence unit’s radar system was the key “human error” that led to the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January.
While the World Health Organisation (WHO) acknowledged the possibility of airborne transmission of Covid-19 last week, this is unlikely to be a big driver of the disease, says a WHO representative and senior infectious diseases expe
The Thai research team developing a vaccine against Covid-19 revealed on Sunday that experiments on monkeys had been successful but human testing might be possible only by the end of the year.
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon was found dead early on Friday, police said, in what appears to be one of the country’s highest-profile suicides in recent history.
A British pilot who spent more than two months on life support in Vietnam after contracting Covid-19 was on his way home on Saturday, astounding doctors who gave him just a 10 per cent chance of survival.
China took back 589 fugitives from overseas in the past three months as intensified efforts were made to hunt down those suspected of taking bribes and engaging in wrongdoing in state-owned enterprises and the financial industry, the country’s leading anti-graft watchdog said on Friday.
The UN Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution to restart cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria, but only after caving to Russian pressure to close one of two access points into the war-torn country.
Conservationists have warned that a sudden change in Myanmar’s law allowing the commercial farming of tigers, pangolins and other endangered species risks further fuelling demand in China for rare wildlife products.