WHO: Coronavirus pandemic will leave long-term mark on mental health

WHO: Coronavirus pandemic will leave long-term mark on mental health

The coronavirus pandemic will likely have long-term affects on mental health worldwide, the European offices of the World Health Organization (WHO) warn in a new report released early on Thursday.

WHO cites two studies showing danger, contagiousness of Delta variant

WHO cites two studies showing danger, contagiousness of Delta variant

The list of countries where the Delta variant of the coronavirus has been detected grew by 13 in the span of a week and now stands at 124, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

English channel crossings continue as numbers approach 2020 record

English channel crossings continue as numbers approach 2020 record

People continued to risk making the perilous journey across the English Channel to Britain on Tuesday, with numbers for 2021 now approaching the entire figure for 2020.

Merkel pledges to rebuild from ‘ghostly situation’ in flood-hit areas

Merkel pledges to rebuild from ‘ghostly situation’ in flood-hit areas

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the government will work hand in hand with the regions of western Germany hit by the floods to rebuild devastated communities.

26 killed, several injured as heavy monsoon rains lash Mumbai

26 killed, several injured as heavy monsoon rains lash Mumbai

At least 26 people were killed after several homes collapsed in Mumbai following landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains, officials said Sunday.

EU health agency expects Covid-19 infections to rise sharply

EU health agency expects Covid-19 infections to rise sharply

The European Union health agency ECDC is predicting a sharp rise in new coronavirus infections in Europe due to the spreading of the Delta variant.

China launches world’s largest carbon emissions trading scheme

China launches world’s largest carbon emissions trading scheme

China launched the world’s largest carbon emissions trading system on Friday as part of the country’s efforts to combat the climate crisis, although critics say it falls short of what is needed.

Germany’s flood crisis deepens with dozens dead and scores missing

Germany‘s flood crisis escalated on Thursday with the army deployed to the worst-hit areas of the country amid mass evacuations, reports of missing persons and a rising death toll.

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