HARTFORD: With US health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate.
Doha: Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 162 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 141 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 223,591.
Doha: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has announced that the registration requests for new students in government schools will not be received manually and registration will be only online through the portal.
TOKYO: Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah led home a Jamaican clean sweep in the Olympic women's 100 metres final on Saturday, posting an amazing 10.61 seconds to become the second-fastest woman in history.
Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega (centre) celebrates after winning ahead of second-placed Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei (left) and third-placed Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo (right) in the men’s 10,000m final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Friday. (AFP)
Buenos Aires: Two lakes in a far-flung coastal region of Patagonia, in Argentina, have turned fluorescent pink, as of yet unexplained phenomena that local environmentalists fear could be harmful and caused by industrial contamination.
Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday he hopes regulators as soon as next month could start granting full approval for the COVID-19 vaccines, a move he said could spur unvaccinated Americans to get the shots.
TOKYO - On the morning of her first Tokyo Olympics appearance, Raven Saunders dyed the right side of her buzz cut green and the left half purple. Normally, Saunders makes it all green, a nod to her nickname, Hulk.
Manavgat: Days after a raging wildfire in southern Turkey drove his family from the home they lived in for four decades, Mehmet Demir returned on Saturday to discover a burnt-out building, charred belongings and ashes.