Research shows people with underlying health conditions or compromised immune systems are at greater risk as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads — but experts say taking steps to improve health could make a big difference.
For the past few months Hasan Zaidi's phone has been ringing nonstop with calls from desperate residents in Pakistan hoping to get their hands on his newly invented air purifier as smog blankets the country.
The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar since August 2010 in morning trade on Monday, fueling speculation that Beijing is allowing currency depreciation to counter threatened US tariffs.
Iran conceded an 89-97 defeat to Japan in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers on Thursday to see its chance of a place at the global extravaganza tied to a better performance in its next match against Aussies.
The top commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States is on decline and faced with Iran's increasing power, does not dare to mention the military option against the Islamic Republic anymore.
Violence against the National Health Service (NHS) staff in England reached its highest level in five years, with one in seven health professionals attacked in the course of their work last year, figures reveal.
The United States will begin withdrawing from a UN postal pact that lowers rates for foreign postal deliveries of small packages, the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to challenge practices it sees as unfairly advantageous to China.