Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The market for COVID-19 antibody tests is red-hot. It has ballooned in a matter of months as hundreds of products flood the world for people who want to find out whether they’ve already had the virus. The problem is, some of them don’t work properly. As a...
Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Layoffs in the United States are abating, but millions who lost their jobs because of COVID-19 continue to draw unemployment benefits, suggesting the labor market could take years to heal from the pandemic even as businesses resume hiring workers. The weekly jobless claims report from the...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday rolled out a drug approved to treat patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, its state financial backer said, as the number of infections there surpassed half a million. The first deliveries of the new antiviral drug, registered under the name Avifavir, were made to...
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Hundreds of children in Indonesia are believed to have died from COVID-19, giving the Southeast Asian country one of the world’s highest rates of child deaths from the novel coronavirus that experts around the world say poses little danger to the young. Paediatricians and health officials in...
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will consider a plan to reopen more businesses and establishments from as early as June 15, an official said on Wednesday, after the country has reported no local transmissions of the coronavirus in the past 16 days. The government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration will consider...
(Reuters) Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Most infectious at the start Studies show people with the coronavirus are most infectious just at the point when they first begin to feel unwell, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Tuesday. Dr. Mike Ryan, WHO’s top emergencies expert, said...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Written by Lin Thit The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has issued health guidelines for hotels and motels, which are not currently used as quarantine facilities, as the country aims to open its tourism industry with domestic tourism. The guidelines include requiring hotels and guesthouses not to let guests...
STOCKHOLM, June 3 (Reuters) - Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely Holding, said on Wednesday it sold 40% more cars in May than in April, as restrictions to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic started to ease in several markets. While still down 25.5% in May from a year...
BENGALURU, June 3 (Reuters) - India's government has approved Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use for five doses in treating COVID-19 patients. Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously in hospital, is the first drug to show improvement in COVID-19 patients in formal clinical trials and is at the...
DUBAI, June 1 (Reuters) - Emirates' outgoing President Tim Clark on Monday said it could take the state carrier up to four years to resume flying to its entire network that has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. The Dubai-based airline, which flew to 157 destinations in 83 countries before...