As the coronavirus continues its grip on the world, scientists across the globe are working to find a viable vaccine. Several candidates are in the final stages of testing, but researchers warn it could still take years.
A German politician and COVID-19 survivor is trying to get through to people who trivialize the pandemic.
At a secret location in Cologne, archivists are working to document life during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The head of Germany's public health authority warns that "the situation is now very serious."
China has mastered the coronavirus - and its economy is booming. But at what price?
Argentina has taken steps to prevent another overburdening of the health care system.
Coronavirus affects everyone, but children are being hit particularly hard by the crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the problem of severe malnutrition in rural India.
Finnish researchers say their canine sniffer experts can detect COVID-19 quickly and cheaply but, so far, their skills are hardly used to control the pandemic. Teri Schultz wonders: Who isn't letting the dogs out?
If it was successful in collecting samples, the spacecraft will journey back to Earth, arriving in 2023.
Scientists hope the sample will offer insights to the origins of life and the solar system. If the spacecraft successfully returns to Earth, it will have collected the largest sample from space since the Apollo era.
Are saunas safe (or safer) during the pandemic? And do we need to disinfect groceries when we bring them home?
While Remdesivir reduces the mortality rate and the duration of the illness COVID-19, it's no magic remedy. Now a prematurely leaked WHO study confirms earlier research results.
A case of COVID-19 can be from mild to severe. Sometimes no symptoms are present, sometimes people die. More and more studies suggest that blood types may play an important role by affecting immune responses.
At the start of the pandemic, most people focused on the coronavirus reproduction value to assess the severity of the outbreak. Now, the COVID-19 incidence rate is at the center of attention. What do the two terms mean?
There are currently five documented cases of patients around the world being infected with SARS-CoV-2 for a second time. Scientists are trying to understand what this means for our chances of gaining immunity.
Sniffles, cough, sore throat and fever — as the initial symptoms are often similar, the anxious question quickly arises: Do I just have a cold or am I infected with the coronavirus?
US President Donald Trump has been treated with an anti-COVID-19 drug developed with cells derived from fetal tissue. He called it a God-given miracle cure, but what will his anti-abortion supporters think?
While some countries are reporting more and more new COVID-19 cases every day, others are adapting to a "new normal." Data for the global picture shows that the pandemic is far from over. DW's weekly statistics update.
A Swiss inventor has developed a vertical turbine which is quiet and better for the environment.
Farmers in Bangladesh are using digital technology and apps to improve the country's agricultural sector.
Where does the lithium we need for technology like smart phones and electric cars come from?
This week's program is all about the challenges and opportunities of renewable energy.
The World Health Organization plans to make 120 million rapid-diagnostic coronavirus tests available for people in lower- and middle-income countries. The tests are fast, simple and cheap — but are they reliable?
As if COVID-19 alone were not enough, the annual influenza wave will soon also be underway during fall and winter. So what if we get both illnesses at the same time?
There have always been mass strandings of whales and dolphins. Worldwide, about 2,000 marine mammals die in this way every year. But the phenomenon is not always due to natural causes.
We're destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn't need to be this way! Every Friday, we'll show you how to get us out of this mess.
Chemical scientists Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have been awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their research into genome editing and the discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 "genetic scissors."
The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to British scientist Roger Penrose, along with German Reinhard Genzel and US physicist Andrea Ghez, for their research into black holes.
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice will share the Nobel Prize in medicine for their work in identifying the hepatitis C virus. It's the first of a string of prizes set to be doled out this week.
The ICARUS project can observe the behavior of animals all over the world from space. The initiative might help research the spread of epidemics, ecological changes and natural disasters.
It's pointless thinking we can stop wildfires entirely. So, here's why some trees burn, and some survive, and how to benefit from plants that don't burn.
In this episode, we look at how the coronavirus — and the human body's reaction to it — changes over time: New research shows antibody levels mysteriously plummeting, a virus whose genetic code is mutating and (in better news) novel vaccines that will hopefully address both.
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