Coronavirus: Steroid dexamethasone can help save worst-hit patients
17 June 2020 | 11:00 am
A cheap, widely available steroid was shown to help severely ill coronavirus patients, Oxford University researchers said. The UK is making the drug, dexamethasone, standard for treating COVID-19.
26 Feb 2017
Flexible, soft robots containing muscle-like actuators could revolutionise rehabilitation for the infirm, say researchers at Switzerland's EPFL.
3 Aug 2017
2 die, others injured in Minna electrocution.
26 May 2019
Israeli researchers unveil a beer at a bar in Jerusalem that was brewed from yeast extracted from ancient jars which is similar to what the Pharaohs would have imbibed.
13 Jul 2019
Dancing Bird: Cockatoo Snowball learned 14 dance moves on his own, researchers find.
13 Nov 2019
China has announced that it has officially started to research work on the 6G telecommunications technology. They have formed a research and development promotion group and an expert group to actualise the 6G initiative.
Governor Seyi Makinde tests positive for coronavirus, Five coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos, Nigeria and many more
30 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
2 Apr 2020
Researchers at Oxford University are waiting to get clinical validation for a 30 minutes coronavirus test they developed in their laboratory. They hope that, "in a matter of weeks", hundreds of thousands of tests will be produced by manufacturers.
Lagos discharges five more coronavirus patients, 3 patients test positive, 25 doctors in self-isolation in UBTH
5 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
5 May 2020
A new study out of Germany has suggested that the coronavirus infection rate there could be much higher than initially thought. Some 1.8 million people could be infected nationwide, a quarter of them without symptoms.
14 May 2020
Saudis set up a field hospital with a capacity of 100 beds to treat coronavirus patients in the holy city of Mecca.
17 Jun 2020
Two studies show that anti-COVID-19 measures taken by many governments were sensible and effective. Without restrictions on the freedom of movement of their citizens, hundreds of millions more would have fallen ill.
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What happens when there is that knock at the door? Moscow's hastily-organised referendums in occupied parts of Ukraine – complete with house-to-house searches of ballot recipients – take the concept of "get out the vote" to a whole new level.
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Germany will keep two of its remaining three nuclear plants on standby until at least April 2023, as the country also secures other alternative energy supplies to make it through winter.
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Up until now, international members of the LGBTQ community living in the United Arab Emirates have managed to keep a low profile in a country where being queer is illegal. But is that all about to change?
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Tayor Swift has a song called 'Midnight Rain' on her forthcoming album.
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Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
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On 21 August 2022, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced that a new laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) had been detected in a 46-year-old woman living in the city of Beni, in the province of North Kivu.