The number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in Latin America passed 300,000 on Wednesday, according to several independent tallies, with the virus showing no signs of abating in the world's worst-hit region.
Scientists have completed the broadest search to date for extraterrestrial civilizations by scanning roughly 10.3 million stars using a radio telescope in Australia, but have found nothing – not yet, at least.
The head of Brazil's Army Intelligence Center (CIE), Gen. Carlos Sydriao, has apparently died from the coronavirus after 10 days of hospitalization.
The remains of dozens of the extinct mammoth giants and other prehistoric creatures skeletons have been found in Zumpango on the northern edge of Mexico City, which sits on an ancient lake bed and where a new airport was to be built.
Young adults with underlying conditions such as morbid obesity, diabetes, and hypertension are at the highest risk of being placed on a ventilator or dying from Covid-19, according to a study of 3,000 hospitalized patients aged 18 to 34.
AstraZeneca has paused a late-stage trial of one of the leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates after a suspected serious adverse reaction in a study participant, health news website Stat News reported on Tuesday.
Brazil's acting Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said on Tuesday that a Covid-19 vaccine would be rolled out for all Brazilians in January 2021.
European Union lawmakers have canceled their session at the parliament's headquarters in the French city of Strasbourg next week, despite a legal obligation to do so, because of the coronavirus, the assembly's president said on Tuesday.
Argentina was chosen as the seat of a new UNSECO Ocean Sciences Specialized Center, in the framework of OTGA, Ocean Teacher Global Academy, from the International Oceanographic Commission, ahead of the Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development Decade.
The wreckage of a major German warship has been discovered off the coast of Norway some 80 years after it was sunk in a World War Two battle, Norwegian power grid operator Statnett and a maritime archaeologist said.