Scientists around the world are searching for a vaccine that can help in the fight against COVID-19. They are also looking at pathogens that caused past epidemics – like the Ebola virus which was first identified in 1976.
To fight coronavirus misinformation, Hollywood stars are handing over their social media accounts to experts from the US to Nigeria to straighten the record. Julia Roberts first passed the mic to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
A possible vaccine against the strain of coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has seen early signs of success in China. However, we are "still a long way from a vaccine for all," a Beijing scientist warned.
The World Health Organization estimates that the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 are at risk. Vaccination programs for measles, polio and cholera have been suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The US president made the move as Brazil's COVID-19 crisis deepens and its death toll rises sharply. The proclamation bans entry for anyone who has been in Brazil in the last 14 days. Follow DW for the latest.
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