How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirusHealthcare & Pharmaceuticals · 10:26 AM UTC
The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists.
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Olympics · 10:49 AM UTCSchoolgirl scoops gold as Japan warms to the Games
Japan struck more gold on Monday as sentiment towards the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics appeared to shift, and local fans defied organisers to grab a glimpse of the Games.
China · 10:27 AM UTC'The sky has fallen': Chinese farmers see livelihoods washed away by floods
Chinese farmer Cheng wades through knee-deep water, pulling dead pigs behind him one-by-one by a rope tied around their ankles as he lines up the bloated carcasses for disposal.
Europe · 11:41 AM UTCSouthern Europe battles wildfires as north cleans up after floods
Wildfires burned in regions across southern Europe on Monday, fuelled by hot weather and strong winds, as some northern countries cleaned up after a weekend of torrential rain and flooding.