The world is becoming "even more polarised" as billionaires' wealth rose by more than $4 trillion during the Covid-19 pandemic, while over 100 million joined the ranks of "extreme poverty".
Covid-19 has infected more than 266M people and killed over 5.2M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
Covid-19 has infected more than 265M people and killed over 5.2M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments for December 4:
Global growth projections from the International Monetary Fund will likely be downgraded due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Covid-19 has infected more than 265M people and killed over 5.2M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
The now-ubiquitous medical device can give wrong oxygen levels when used on dark-skinned patients.
Omicron has been designated a variant of concern because of the number of mutations and because early information suggests it may be more transmissible than other variants of the virus.
GlaxoSmithKline hopes to complete testing by year's end to confirm whether the drug is effective against all the various mutations seen with the variant.
Omicron variant is three times more likely to cause reinfections compared to the Delta or Beta strains, scientists say in a preliminary study.
The pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives. One study suggests it has led to an increase in collectivism, and an overall inclination towards our roots.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's wife Gilat Bennett and their children took off on a personal visit, triggering criticism against the prime minister for not following his own guidelines.
The UN migration agency said that there would have been another two million international migrants had it not been for the Covid-19 pandemic.
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