Video analysis: Coronavirus impact - strategic competition and beyond

Major General S B Asthana (Retd) analysis the strategic situation in the Indo-Pacific region as the coronavirus fear grips the world. Read Article

Japan to undertake mass coronavirus vaccination with eye on Olympics

Japanese media reports said the country will start mass vaccination campaign in May with 10,000 medical workers to be the first to be vaccinated.

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Beijing imposes new restrictions amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Beijing reported seven new cases as city officials tightened monitoring while minimising public gatherings and reduced passenger loads in public transport. 

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Morning news brief: Biden grieves America's COVID-19 victims on eve of inauguration and more

Start your day with WION's daily morning news brief

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US crosses 400,000 COVID-19 fatalities as Biden pays tribute to victims

The US had recorded 300,000th deaths just over a month ago.

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Oral ulcer, teeth cracking may be symptoms of coronavirus: UK professor

A leading epidemiologist from the UK has claimed that a surge in cases is being observed especially in people who suffer from a rare symptom of an oral ulcer

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Sri Lanka: People test positive for coronavirus after consuming 'miracle potion'

Bandara, who was hailed by the pro-government media houses, had claimed he had received this syrup's formula directly from a Hindu goddess, Kali

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UK's health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolates after fears of coronavirus

Throughout this period of time, he will be performing all his official duties from his residence

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30% hospitalized in England with virus were readmitted within five months: Study

Individuals discharged from hospital following acute COVID-19 face elevated rates of mortality, readmission and multi-organ dysfunction, the study found.

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South Africa coronavirus cases decline seven days consecutively

As of 18 January, South Africa reported 9,010 new cases, taking the total number of cases to almost 1.35 million cases

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South African virus strain more contagious, says expert

According to reports, the new coronavirus strain is now spreading around 50 per cent quicker than the original one.

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ONA becomes first vegan restaurant to win a Michelin Guide star

Claire Vallee runs the ONA restaurant in the city of Ares, near Bordeaux, which she launched in 2016 thanks to crowdfunding from supporters and a loan from a green bank

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China reports over 100 coronavirus cases for seventh consecutive day

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is officially put at 89,454 with the death toll remaining unchanged at 4,635.

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Virus cases surge in Spain, Portugal amid vaccination in Europe

Madrid which has some of the loosest restrictions in Spain, authorities brought forward a night curfew by one hour to 11 pm and urged residents not to socialise in other peoples' houses

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WHO, China could have acted quicker; outbreak 'largely hidden': Covid-19 probe team

The pandemic response probe said on Monday that WHO, China could have acted more quickly to contain the spread of novel coronavirus
 

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Japan finds UK coronavirus strain among three people with no travel history

Japan on Monday detected the new UK variant of coronavirus among three people. The Health Ministry reported that none of them had any travel history to the UK

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'Coronavirus', which literally translates into 'the virus with a halo' has alarmed the whole world after China quarantined the epicentre of the outbreak, Wuhan shutting down essential services in the city. 

With the number of cases rising daily, the virus threatens millions of people, especially in developing regions. Several countries have cancelled or suspended flights to China as the country grapples with the deadly virus.

China: UK virus variant found in Beijing, partial lockdown imposed

1.6 million residents were banned from leaving Beijing on Wednesday as two Covid-19 cases linked to a new UK virus variant were found in the Chinese capital

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Japan to undertake mass coronavirus vaccination with eye on Olympics

Japanese media reports said the country will start mass vaccination campaign in May with 10,000 medical workers to be the first to be vaccinated.

Read Article

Beijing imposes new restrictions amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Beijing reported seven new cases as city officials tightened monitoring while minimising public gatherings and reduced passenger loads in public transport. 

Read Article

Morning news brief: Biden grieves America's COVID-19 victims on eve of inauguration and more

Start your day with WION's daily morning news brief

Read Article

US crosses 400,000 COVID-19 fatalities as Biden pays tribute to victims

The US had recorded 300,000th deaths just over a month ago.

Read Article

Oral ulcer, teeth cracking may be symptoms of coronavirus: UK professor

A leading epidemiologist from the UK has claimed that a surge in cases is being observed especially in people who suffer from a rare symptom of an oral ulcer

Read Article

Sri Lanka: People test positive for coronavirus after consuming 'miracle potion'

Bandara, who was hailed by the pro-government media houses, had claimed he had received this syrup's formula directly from a Hindu goddess, Kali

Read Article

UK's health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolates after fears of coronavirus

Throughout this period of time, he will be performing all his official duties from his residence

Read Article

30% hospitalized in England with virus were readmitted within five months: Study

Individuals discharged from hospital following acute COVID-19 face elevated rates of mortality, readmission and multi-organ dysfunction, the study found.

Read Article

South Africa coronavirus cases decline seven days consecutively

As of 18 January, South Africa reported 9,010 new cases, taking the total number of cases to almost 1.35 million cases

Read Article

South African virus strain more contagious, says expert

According to reports, the new coronavirus strain is now spreading around 50 per cent quicker than the original one.

Read Article

ONA becomes first vegan restaurant to win a Michelin Guide star

Claire Vallee runs the ONA restaurant in the city of Ares, near Bordeaux, which she launched in 2016 thanks to crowdfunding from supporters and a loan from a green bank

Read Article

China reports over 100 coronavirus cases for seventh consecutive day

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is officially put at 89,454 with the death toll remaining unchanged at 4,635.

Read Article

Virus cases surge in Spain, Portugal amid vaccination in Europe

Madrid which has some of the loosest restrictions in Spain, authorities brought forward a night curfew by one hour to 11 pm and urged residents not to socialise in other peoples' houses

Read Article

WHO, China could have acted quicker; outbreak 'largely hidden': Covid-19 probe team

The pandemic response probe said on Monday that WHO, China could have acted more quickly to contain the spread of novel coronavirus
 

Read Article

Japan finds UK coronavirus strain among three people with no travel history

Japan on Monday detected the new UK variant of coronavirus among three people. The Health Ministry reported that none of them had any travel history to the UK

Read Article

New Covid-19 variant? Hotels quarantined, schools shut down in Swiss ski resort

The eastern Swiss canton of Grisons in a statement said that about a dozen cases in two hotels have been reported, leading to a quarantine

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US claims Chinese researchers had coronavirus symptoms before initial reported cases

The US also claimed that the Wuhan Institute of Virology had been conducting experiments on a virus which is genetically similar to the new coronavirus

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India reports 13,788 new COVID-19 cases, 145 deaths in last 24 hours

The daily new cases have been below 20,000 for the past 11 days

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Opinion | When grief goes online

It's one thing when education moves online, weddings are held on video conferences and baby shower gifts are exchanged on Google Pay. But it is truly strange when grief goes virtual.

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China: UK virus variant found in Beijing, partial lockdown imposed

1.6 million residents were banned from leaving Beijing on Wednesday as two Covid-19 cases linked to a new UK virus variant were found in the Chinese capital

Read Article

Japan to undertake mass coronavirus vaccination with eye on Olympics

Japanese media reports said the country will start mass vaccination campaign in May with 10,000 medical workers to be the first to be vaccinated.

Read Article

Beijing imposes new restrictions amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Beijing reported seven new cases as city officials tightened monitoring while minimising public gatherings and reduced passenger loads in public transport. 

Read Article

Morning news brief: Biden grieves America's COVID-19 victims on eve of inauguration and more

Start your day with WION's daily morning news brief

Read Article

US crosses 400,000 COVID-19 fatalities as Biden pays tribute to victims

The US had recorded 300,000th deaths just over a month ago.

Read Article

Oral ulcer, teeth cracking may be symptoms of coronavirus: UK professor

A leading epidemiologist from the UK has claimed that a surge in cases is being observed especially in people who suffer from a rare symptom of an oral ulcer

Read Article

Sri Lanka: People test positive for coronavirus after consuming 'miracle potion'

Bandara, who was hailed by the pro-government media houses, had claimed he had received this syrup's formula directly from a Hindu goddess, Kali

Read Article

UK's health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolates after fears of coronavirus

Throughout this period of time, he will be performing all his official duties from his residence

Read Article

30% hospitalized in England with virus were readmitted within five months: Study

Individuals discharged from hospital following acute COVID-19 face elevated rates of mortality, readmission and multi-organ dysfunction, the study found.

Read Article

South Africa coronavirus cases decline seven days consecutively

As of 18 January, South Africa reported 9,010 new cases, taking the total number of cases to almost 1.35 million cases

Read Article

South African virus strain more contagious, says expert

According to reports, the new coronavirus strain is now spreading around 50 per cent quicker than the original one.

Read Article

ONA becomes first vegan restaurant to win a Michelin Guide star

Claire Vallee runs the ONA restaurant in the city of Ares, near Bordeaux, which she launched in 2016 thanks to crowdfunding from supporters and a loan from a green bank

Read Article

China reports over 100 coronavirus cases for seventh consecutive day

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is officially put at 89,454 with the death toll remaining unchanged at 4,635.

Read Article

Virus cases surge in Spain, Portugal amid vaccination in Europe

Madrid which has some of the loosest restrictions in Spain, authorities brought forward a night curfew by one hour to 11 pm and urged residents not to socialise in other peoples' houses

Read Article

WHO, China could have acted quicker; outbreak 'largely hidden': Covid-19 probe team

The pandemic response probe said on Monday that WHO, China could have acted more quickly to contain the spread of novel coronavirus
 

Read Article

Japan finds UK coronavirus strain among three people with no travel history

Japan on Monday detected the new UK variant of coronavirus among three people. The Health Ministry reported that none of them had any travel history to the UK

Read Article

New Covid-19 variant? Hotels quarantined, schools shut down in Swiss ski resort

The eastern Swiss canton of Grisons in a statement said that about a dozen cases in two hotels have been reported, leading to a quarantine

Read Article

US claims Chinese researchers had coronavirus symptoms before initial reported cases

The US also claimed that the Wuhan Institute of Virology had been conducting experiments on a virus which is genetically similar to the new coronavirus

Read Article

India reports 13,788 new COVID-19 cases, 145 deaths in last 24 hours

The daily new cases have been below 20,000 for the past 11 days

Read Article

Opinion | When grief goes online

It's one thing when education moves online, weddings are held on video conferences and baby shower gifts are exchanged on Google Pay. But it is truly strange when grief goes virtual.

Read Article

What is the new coronavirus strain discovered in Japan about?

Japanese officials say the new coronavirus strain differs from highly infectious variants first found in Britain and South Africa that have driven a surge in cases.

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Europe celebrates subdued Christmas amid coronavirus

Europe celebrated Christmas amid the virus epidemic sweeping the continent 

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Countries that have blocked travel from UK after the emergence of new strain of coronavirus

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said Sunday the spread of a more-infectious new coronavirus strain was now "out of control”, stoking fear

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The truth about coronavirus vaccines - 8 myths busted!

The COVID-19 pandemic has induced economic slowdowns, mass hoarding of goods, lockdowns, and very naturally - a series of conspiracy theories.

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Wuhan virus: 10 steps on how to be China and make most of the pandemic

Almost a year since China's Wuhan reported the world's first cases of COVID-19 in a wet market, and even as several other countries remain firmly in the grip of the subsequent pandemic, life in thi

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From coronavirus to CAA: Top searches on Google in 2020

Google has released its anticipated ‘Year in Search’ results to detail the top trending searches in India and around the globe this year. From fairly practical to downright absurd, the most popular

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Future of air travel: New York to Rome in COVID-tested flight

The first "COVID-tested" flight arrived in Rome from New York on Wednesday, an initiative designed to open up air routes between Europe and the United States

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Russia begins large scale vaccination as coronavirus cases surge

Russia has started larger scale vaccination as th

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Germany brings in Christmas spirit with drive-in markets amid pandemic

As the world is battling the second wave of the novel coronavirus, Germans have decided not to let the pandemic dampen Christmas

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Brazilian artist makes masks for those who don't want to hide their face!

To let people not lose their identity, a 65-year-old Brazilian artist is painting masks that look like the person who is wearing it. 

Let's check it out via some amazing clicks.  

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US election 2020: Trump family finally wears facemasks at the last presidential debate

The family members of US President Donald Trump finally wore facemasks during the third and last presidential debate after getting warned that they could be thrown out if they took them off.

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These jobs are under threat as robots and artificial intelligence takeover amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the threat of humans being replaced by robots and artificial intelligence.

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Future of concerts? 'The Flaming Lips' perform in plastic bubbles in COVID times

In the pandemic era, maintaining a safe distancing is the utmost importance and keeping that in mind, 'The Flaming Lips' held their first COVID-19 concert in a very unique way.

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Superstitiously protected: Cambodia installs scare-crows to ward off coronavirus

Cambodia has been one of the few places to have escaped the wrath of the novel coronavirus. However, the reason, locals believe, is a stick figure

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Here's who has tested positive and negative in Trump's circle

A growing number of White House staff and senior Republicans have tested positive for COVID-19 since President Donald Trump revealed he had contracted the respiratory disease.

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With Macron as the latest addition, here's full list of world leaders who contracted Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday became the latest head of the state who contracted Covid-19. 

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How 'Mitra', a robot became friend of patients, kin in times of Covid-19

An Indian hospital is taking the help of Mitra, which means friend in English, to connect coronavirus patients with their kin. 

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No-mask, anti-lockdown protests gather pace across the globe

An end to the pandemic is nowhere to be seen, with countries who have tackled the deadly virus so far are now witnessing a second wave.

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Unlock 4: Delhi metro resumes services after COVID-19 lockdown

Delhi Metro has resumed services from 7 am on Monday as the part of 'Unlock 4', after being shut for 169 days due to COVID-19.

Take a look: 

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Millions of children return to schools across world: Here's the list of countries

Millions of mask-wearing children headed back to school after summer holidays despite rising numbers of coronavirus infections.

Here's the list of countries:

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Video Opinion: Uncertainty over coronavirus has taken a toll on mental health

Dr Shweta Sharma talks about paranoia, anxiety and depression triggered by uncertainty over coronavirus pandemic. She also lists ways to deal with mental health issues. Read Article
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Video analysis: Coronavirus impact - strategic competition and beyond

Major General S B Asthana (Retd) analysis the strategic situation in the Indo-Pacific region as the coronavirus fear grips the world. Read Article