New York: A tiny genetic mutation in the SARS coronavirus 2 variant circulating throughout Europe and the United States significantly increases the virus’ ability to infect cells, lab experiments performed at Scripps Research show.
Strasburg/IBNS: In Africa, wildlife protection and conservation efforts are often funded by tourism income. With COVID-19 lockdowns in place leading to a complete halt in tourism, reserves are facing serious budget shortfalls.
New York/Xinhua/UNI: The US state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
New York/IBNS: With South-East Asia reporting more than 480 cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for countries to “act now” and urgently scale-up “aggressive” measures to tackle the disease.