The Grand Hotel Taipei in Taiwan lights up rooms to mark five days with no new COVID-19 cases. Ricky kuo/Shutterstock Most scientists agree that stringent control measures, involving efficient contact tracing, testing and isolation, together with social distancing and mask wearing, are required to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. South
Nata Bene/Shutterstock During the first pandemic lockdowns at the start of 2020, social media was flooded with pictures of homemade banana bread as people turned to baking in lieu of socialising. Now with many places reintroducing or anticipating further restrictions as COVID-19 case numbers rise again, there’s a good chance
IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab will look to carry their winning momentum against top-placed Delhi.© BCCI/IPL Kings XI Punjab, high on confidence after pulling off a historic win against Mumbai Indians, will face a serious challenge as they face table-toppers Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Champions League: Marco Verratti suffered a leg muscle injury while playing for Italy.© AFP Paris Saint-Germain will have to do without midfield duo Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes for their Champions League group-stage opener at home to Manchester United on Tuesday, coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed, but captain Marquinhos could
Disney has announced a significant restructuring of its media and entertainment business, boldly placing most of its growth ambitions and investments into its recently launched streaming service, Disney+. The 97-year-old media conglomerate is now more like Netflix than ever before. What this means is that Disney will be reducing its
Eugene Lu/Shutterstock Around the world, virologists in labs are constantly handling samples of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, as part of our global quest to understand, and hopefully overcome, this pandemic. We know that SARS-CoV-2 is highly infectious and can be lethal if it gets inside our bodies. So
Babies born via caesarean had lower scores in fine motor skills and communication. Oksana Kuzmina/ Shutterstock The number of caesarean sections being performed globally every year is increasing. But while caesarean sections can be lifesaving for both mother and baby, an increasing number of them aren’t being performed for a