Scientists are trying to determine if the coronavirus variant in India could be the most transmissible variant known.
Sheikh Nuru Mohammed began to fight disinformation during Friday sermons — and turned his mosque into a vaccination center. It was the first of its kind in Britain and paved the way for dozens more.
The United Kingdom mourns the loss of Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99, with salutes in the capitals of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A small funeral is set for April 17.
"The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning," said a statement released on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II. "While some recollections may vary, they are taken very seriously."
Britain had offered Hong Kong holders of overseas citizenship a path to residency and citizenship in the U.K. China rejects the move as an infringement on its sovereignty.
Mathematical modeling suggests that the mutations in this variant make the virus more transmissible. What does that mean for preventive measures — and the new vaccines?
The agreement comes a week before the Brexit transition period ends. The pact averts a worst-case divorce that would have hurt the EU economy but damaged the British economy even more.
"It's not like we have the Atlantic Ocean to fish in," a French fisherman tells NPR. "Here, we're in the Channel. In an hour and a half, I'm in English waters. If that's off limits, I'm dead."
The countries reached a deal Tuesday after France initially closed its borders to U.K. travelers on Sunday following news of an outbreak of a new strain of the coronavirus in England.