Exhausted nurses in the Philippines are struggling to care for patients as colleagues contract Covid-19 or quit a profession that was dangerously understaffed even before the pandemic.
The first time Chen Shaohua went missing and was picked up by police, the 68-year-old’s family put it down to confusion.
China has fully vaccinated more than one billion people against the coronavirus — 71 percent of its population — official figures showed Thursday.
Cats may have nine lives, but their time on Earth is often cut short by kidney problems — so people in Japan who want their feline friends to live longer have donated nearly $2 million to the search for a cure.
Dozens of critically endangered orangutans in Malaysia have been tested for the coronavirus, with vets in protective suits undertaking the tricky task of giving the apes nasal swabs.
For Bangkok market sellers, the armpit sweat soaking their T-shirts during the humid monsoon season may contain subtle signs of coronavirus infection, local scientists have said.
The European Medicines Agency has listed the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome, which can cause temporary paralysis, as a “very rare” side effect of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
Sri Lankan women were urged to delay getting pregnant after more than 40 expectant mothers died of Covid-19 in four months, the health ministry said Thursday.
Japan will not host the FIFA Club World Cup later this year because of virus restrictions that could cap spectator numbers, a report said Wednesday.
Overlooking deserted streets, Hanoi’s tiny balconies have become places of refuge as the city’s locked-down residents squeeze desks, yoga mats and comfy seats for coffee drinking into their share of fresh air.
The Philippines will lift a stay-at-home order in the capital Manila this week as it trials “granular lockdowns”, an official said Monday, in a bid to rein in coronavirus cases and revive the economy.
Haunting notes stream from Manami Ito’s violin as she gracefully draws her bow back and forth, clasping it with her specially designed prosthetic arm.
Bamboo poles, beer crates, ladders and broken chairs: everyday objects form makeshift barricades on Hanoi’s streets as authorities try to slow the spread of coronavirus.
For years, Shanghai artist “Cracks” has kept her diagnosis of bipolar disorder hidden from all but her closest friends and family because of a Chinese cultural stigma surrounding mental illness.
Chinese Olympic snowboarders Liu Jiayu and Cai Xuetong had a plan: compete against the world’s best and peak for the Beijing Winter Games, going for gold at home. Then the pandemic happened.