Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?

World Jul 9, 2020

Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?

Is it safe to visit the dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dentists can’t eliminate all risk, but they are taking steps to minimize the chances of spreading the coronavirus. You'll likely notice changes as soon as you enter the office. Many dentists have removed magazines from ...

Five million begin lockdown in Melbourne

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Jul 9, 2020

Five million begin lockdown in Melbourne

Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown Thursday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases. Residents have been told to stay at home for six weeks after other measures to ...

Pregnant and stuck on a ship in the middle of the virus pandemic

World Jul 9, 2020

Pregnant and stuck on a ship in the middle of the virus pandemic

Like thousands of other seafarers, Karika Neethling wanted to get home as the coronavirus pandemic convulsed the cruise industry in March. Her anxiety grew more desperate when she learned she was pregnant. But for nearly three months, the 27-year-old South African was caught in a ...