Pacific nation Palau first to ban ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreens to save coral
02 January 2020 | 10:14 am
One tiny Pacific nation has begun the new year with a ban on sunscreens that contain chemicals that affect the health of coral reefs and fish. "Environment is the nest of life," Palau's president said.
Health care workers came to be seen as heroes during the coronavirus pandemic, now young Czechs are thronging to join the profession.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a mental health initiative for players on Tuesday, with the main draw of the U.S. Open kicking off next week.
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.
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Models wearing outfits inspired by healthcare professionals walk down the runway as part of a show during the China Fashion Week in Beijing. The 'Heroes in Harm's Way' collection is designed by the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and Dishang Group.
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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.
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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