Coronavirus live news: concerns Indian Covid variant could โ€˜scupperโ€™ UK roadmap; global death toll nears 3m

9.07am BST 09:07 The Indian coronavirus mutation could โ€œscupperโ€ the UKโ€™s march to freedom, a leading scientist has warned, despite the lockdown and vaccine programme leading to cases falling to … Read More

Neglected tropical diseases are the landmines of global health | Albert Picado and John H Amuasi

In January the World Health Organization launched a new strategy for eradicating neglected tropical diseases, boldly setting targets to eliminate 20 of them by 2030. But what are neglected tropical … Read More

Lockheed Martinโ€™s new tactical satellites provide global, persistent support for warfighters

U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp. is addressing the accelerating demand for space-enabled warfighting capabilities with a new line of rapid, integrated and affordable tactical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) … Read More

WHO calls for ‘reality check’ as global Covid-19 cases surge for seventh week

Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for coronavirus response, said 4.4 million Covid-19 infections had been recorded across the world last week globally and expressed concern about global trends. … Read More