REUTERS Taiwan would not collapse like Afghanistan in the event of an attack, Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Tuesday, offering an indirect warning to powerful neighbour China not to be "deluded" into thinking it could take the ..
REUTERS New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a nationwide lockdown on Tuesday after a new case of COVID-19 was discovered in the biggest city of Auckland. The lockdown will run seven days in Auckland, but three days elsewhere. Ar..
The COVID-19 pandemic related closure of schools, which led to changes in familiar routines and lack of socializing, has caused a disproportionally higher number of children and adolescents to experience more emotional and behavioral proble..
AFP New Zealand recorded its first locally transmitted case of Covid-19 in six months on Tuesday, sparking efforts to trace the origins of the infection as officials pondered a response. The health department said the case was identified in Auc..
REUTERS Risk of Bell's Palsy, a type of facial paralysis, is higher after the first dose of Sinovac Biotech Ltd's (SVA.O) COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. &q..
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported that there are 260 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 146 individuals have so far recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of people recovered ..
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials booked 219 people in the country for violating preventive and precautionary measures that were enforced in order to curb the further spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Among the booked 219 indivi..
The Haitian government declared a state of emergency after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country Saturday, leaving at least 1,297 people dead and more than 5,700 injured, according to the country's civil protection agency. Of the 1,297..
Peace prevailed across Afghanistan on Monday, Taliban officials said, as the militants declared the war over a day after seizing the capital, while Western nations scrambled to evacuate their citizens from an increasingly chaotic Kabul airp..