Georgia court ponders charges for deputies in stun gun death

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Supreme Court is deciding whether three sheriff's deputies should be immune from prosecution in the 2017 death of a Black man who authorities repeatedly shot with a stun gun. ...

Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday said he’s dropping a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta in a dispute over the city’s requirement to wear masks in public and other restrictions rela...

Distrust of authority fuels virus misinformation for Latinos

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Claudia Guzman suspected she had caught the coronavirus, her friends and family were full of advice: Don’t quarantine. Don’t get tested. A homemade tea will help cure you. ...

Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Not two months after battling back the coronavirus, Spain’s hospitals are beginning to see patients struggling to breathe returning to their wards. The deplo...

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the imm...

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and ackno...

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presid...

March on Washington reconfigured to comply with virus rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans, a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington is being reconfigured to comply...

UK lawmaker asks for virtual trial in diplomat's wife crash

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. lawmaker has asked the government to hold a virtual trial for the wife of an American diplomat who left Britain after being involved in a road accident that killed a British teena...

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin's daughter given it

Russia on Tuesday (Aug. 11) became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one...

WHO: 'Impressive' how India implemented COVID-19 measures

DW: Are you satisfied with the way Indian authorities are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic? Poonam Khetrapal Singh: India took bold decisions such as screening people at ports of entries, trac...

Dettol wins the Outstanding Community Service in Personal Hygiene of Health Partnership Award 2020 in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 August 2020 - RB Hong Kong is proud to announce Dettol received the Health Partnership Award 2020 that recognized our contribution to Outstanding Community Servi...

Coronavirus antibodies found in all target groups in Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an ongoing study between Taiwan's top university and Changhua County have found some positives out of approximately 3,000 residents of the c...

Positive cases found in mass local COVID-19 antibody test: experts

An ongoing mass testing program for COVID-19 antibodies in Changhua County has seen positive cases, suggesting there have been previous infections in the central Taiwan county, experts said Saturday. ...

Appeals court revives House lawsuit for McGahn's testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday revived House Democrats' lawsuit to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before a congressional committee, but left o...