Nearly 17 million US workers lost their jobs or saw their wages decline since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020.
A New Zealand man has been labeled “unbelievably selfish” after he received up to 10 COVID-19 vaccines in one day.
Seven out of 10 South Koreans believe the government’s “living with Covid-19” campaign has elevated the risk of virus transmission.
Scientists in South Africa say they see no sign that the omicron variant of the coronavirus is causing more severe illness.
Britain reports 58,194 new coronavirus cases, reaching levels not seen since early January, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,719,165.
As the omicron variant sweeps through South Africa, Dr Unben Pillay is seeing dozens of sick patients a day.
It is not known how successful a blanket order on vaccinations in the city will be.
Slovenia saw 1,323 new coronavirus infections confirmed on Thursday, almost a quarter less than the same day a week ago, as 19 more Covid-19 patients died, government data shows.
The Russian government has fully blocked entry to Russia for foreigners from nine African countries and Hong Kong due to the spread of the coronavirus infection, canceling the earlier exceptions for the holders of diplomatic passports and business visas, as well as for some other categories.
Four of the biggest meat-processing companies, using their market power in the highly consolidated U.S. market to drive up meat prices and underpay farmers, have tripled their own net profit margins since the pandemic started.