Travelers entering England from several South African countries have to put themselves under quarantine in the face of warnings of a new coronavirus variant. UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said six countries would be added to the red list on Friday at 12:00 PM GMT, with flights being temporarily banned.
A hospital patient will be the first person in the world to have a 3D printed eye prosthesis. Steve Varze from Hackney, East London, will receive the eye on Thursday at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Hopefully the eye will be more realistic than a traditional acrylic eye prosthesis.
The Ethiopian Olympic heroes Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa Lilesa are ready to go to the front in the war against the rebels. Their announcement comes after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced he would go to the front lines to wage war. Tigrayan rebels say they are advancing towards the capital
At least 45 people, including 12 children, have died in a bus accident in western Bulgaria, officials said. The incident occurred on a highway around 02:00 local time (00:00 GMT) near the village of Bosnek, southwest of the capital Sofia. The bus was licensed in North Macedonia and carried tourists
The BBC has learned that the United Nations has repeatedly ignored requests for information from bereaved relatives in support of the official investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut, which killed 219 people last August. The investigation was riddled with delays, disputes and allegations that left families and
Health Minister Sajid Javid ordered a review of whether medical devices are equally effective regardless of the patient’s ethnicity. Research suggests that oximeters clamped on a person’s finger can overestimate the oxygen levels in the blood of people of ethnic minorities. Ministers want to know if a bias might have
The World Health Organization (WHO) is “very concerned” about the spread of Covid-19 in Europe as the continent grapples with a new wave of infections. In an interview with the BBC, Regional Director Dr. Hans Kluge that there could be around 500,000 deaths by March if urgent action is not