Growing calls for more oxygen, beds as India virus crisis deepens

India added a record-high of 261,500 new cases on Sunday. – AFP photo More government hospital…

Depression cases higher among B40 group

This article is in conjunction with World Health Day which falls on April 7 every year.…

Japan sees earliest cherry blossoms on record as climate warms

Japan’s sakura or cherry blossom season is feverishly anticipated by locals and visitors alike. – AFP…

Space-starved Singapore builds floating solar farms in climate fight

Singapore is using water-based panels to boost its solar energy use four-fold to around two percent…

US approves Pfizer vaccine storage at normal freezer temperature

The move loosens a previous requirement that the vaccine should be stored at ultra-low temperatures. AFP…

UN chief urges global vaccination plan for Covid-19

A health worker waits to administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at the Chris Hani Baragwanath…

North Korea ‘tried to hack’ Pfizer for vaccine info – South’s spies: reports

South Korean spies have reportedly said North Korean hackers tried to breach the computer systems of…

Another coronavirus strain discovered in UK, detected in 10 other countries – report

FB source photo for illustration purposes only. MOSCOW (Feb 16): Yet another coronavirus variant (B.1.525) has…

Hopes grow for lockdown easing as UK nears vaccine target

More than 13.5 million Britons have been given a jab since the country’s biggest-ever immunisation programme…

The WHO’s China mission: Five questions still unanswered

A WHO mission tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus wrapped up this week, with…