Ireland shuts down health IT system after ransomware attack
14 May 2021 | 4:50 pm
Ireland's health regulator said the shutdown of health system computers is a precaution and the COVID vaccination program is unaffected.
Taliban forces are trying to retake the last standing province in Afghanistan as General Mark Milley said there's a "good" chance of a civil war.
Germany will return to normal pre-pandemic life next year, according to Health Minister Jens Spahn. The WHO has recorded a decline in infections and deaths globally. All the latest with DW.
Brazilian football legend Pele publishes a video on Instagram where he is seen working out in a hospital in Sao Paulo. The star had undergone surgery earlier in the month to remove a suspected colon tumor and was transferred back to an intensive care unit after suffering breathing difficulties. "By cycling like this, I'll be back at Santos (football club) soon, don't you think?" he wrote in the social media post.
Hackers have stolen the personal data of around 1.4 million people who took Covid-19 tests in the Paris region in mid-2020. It's the latest in a growing number of cyber attacks on French health institutions. So how secure is our data? We take a closer look.
Afghanistan's health system is on the verge of collapse, a top Red Cross official warns, saying more than 2,000 health facilities have been shuttered across the conflict-ravaged country.
The UK has given Brussels ten days to respond to its demands over customs checkpoints in the Irish Sea. The UK's Brexit minister has told the EU to rethink the terms of its trade accord.
The country has finally dropped its opposition to a global tax reform brokered by the OECD in July. The revised corporate tax rate will only apply to large multinational companies
Less than a year since the EU and UK struck a post-Brexit deal, the sides are apparently preparing for a trade war. Tensions over the Northern Ireland Protocol have pushed things to the brink.
The measures could halve customs paperwork and checks on meat, dairy and other food products coming to Northern Ireland.
Britain's Brexit Minister David Frost has reacted to proposed EU concessions to ease bottlenecks affecting the trade in goods to Northern Ireland from the UK mainland.
On average, 40% of health professionals in the world are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 but this figure hides huge disparities between regions, regrets Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO.
German Health Minister Jens Spahn has urged states to reopen vaccination centers as pressure grows to administer booster shots. Meanwhile, the world has passed five milion COVID deaths. DW has the latest.
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