Tag: Infectious diseases

Durant out until Friday for coronavirus protocol reasons

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NEW YORK — Kevin Durant will miss at least three games for coronavirus health and safety protocols before being eligible to return to the...

Online retailer Boohoo buys 3 fashion brands from Arcadia

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LONDON — British online fashion retailer Boohoo has bought three clothing brands owned by the collapsed Arcadia retail group for 25.2 million pounds ($34.5...

Online grocery shopping drives up sales at Ocado

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LONDON — Ocado, one of the biggest internet-only grocery retailers, said Tuesday that sales rose 35% during the last fiscal year as the COVID-19...

Ghana suspends parliament amid a surge in COVID-19 cases

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ACCRA, Ghana — Ghana’s parliament has been suspended for at least three weeks following a surge in COVID-19 cases among parliament members and staff. ...

How are experts tracking variants of the coronavirus?

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How are experts tracking variants of the coronavirus? Scientists are scanning...

EU urges Ukraine to speed justice reform, battle corruption

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Thursday appealed to Ukraine to make good on long-promised justice and economic reforms and to step up the...

With roster thinned, BC has turned to walk-on ‘Martians’

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BOSTON — “Martians!” Boston College coach Jim Christian will shout, summoning his scout team to the court. And in they run from the sideline,...

Greek tax officer dies 7 months after axe attack in office

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THESSALONIKI — A tax office employee who had been attacked with an axe in his workplace nearly seven months ago has died, a Greek...

Biden ending deals with Central America restricting asylum

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is withdrawing the U.S. from agreements with three Central American countries that restricted the ability of people to seek...

Austria warns against travel to Tyrol, eases virus curbs

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VIENNA — Austria on Monday issued a warning against travel to its Tyrol province amid concerns over cases of a coronavirus variant first discovered...