‘Welcome back world!’: Australia fully reopens borders after two years

SYDNEY, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Australia on Monday fully reopened its international borders to travellers vaccinated against the coronavirus after nearly two years of pandemic-related … Read more

Thousands in Hong Kong volunteer to adopt hamsters amid COVID-19 fears

HONG KONG, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Thousands of people in Hong Kong volunteered on Wednesday to adopt unwanted hamsters after a mass cull order from … Read more

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, more deaths feared

Tonga’s outer islands suffered catastrophic damage Buildings destroyed or washed away, official toll two Tonga navy says 5-10 metres (15-30 feet) waves hit island Airport … Read more

Apple closes all New York City stores to shoppers as COVID-19 cases rise

The Apple Inc. logo is seen in the lobby of New York City’s flagship Apple store January 18, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Register now for … Read more

Omicron thrives in airways, not lungs; new data on asymptomatic cases

Molecular biology tech, Sarah Corcoran, prepares SARS-CoV-2 samples as part of the RNA sequencing process at Ohio State University, where the Omicron variant of coronavirus … Read more