UK ‘looking carefully’ at Indian coronavirus variant

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday told reporters the U.K. was “looking carefully” at a circulating coronavirus variant first detected in India, as public health officials work to better characterize the strain. A reporter questioned Johnson over the variant, given news

India coronavirus disaster hangs over countries facing surge

SOHAG, Egypt – Countries worldwide wrestling with new coronavirus surges are trying to ensure they aren’t hit by an India-style disaster. They face many of the same risks, including large populations that have shirked restrictions and fragile health systems shaken under the

European agency studying new COVID-19 treatment

LONDON – The European Medicines Agency says it has begun an accelerated authorization process for an experimental coronavirus treatment made by GlaxoSmithKline and Vir BioTechnology. In a statement on Friday, the EU drug regulator said it had started a rolling review of