10 of the world’s best cable car rides

Cabrio, Switzerland Want to feel the wind in your hair as you ride through the sky? A bit like the cable car equivalent of an open-top bus, the Cabrio cable car has two decks, with the roofless upper deck providing unbeatable photo opportunities of Lake Lucerne below, unobstructed by glass panes or even the cables […]

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, September 10

AstraZeneca denied reports that its vaccine trial was paused because of a case of transverse myelitis — a rare inflammatory condition of the spinal cord. Church leader who called Covid-19 “God’s punishment” for same-sex marriage tests positive. Venezuelan health workers are now getting cash bonuses — but accepting the gift puts them at the center […]

Coronavirus: BBC poll shows stark divide between rich and poor countries

A visual guide to the economic impact of the pandemic How are other economies dealing with the downturn? How the financial shockwave is affecting jobs and money The research was conducted for the BBC World Service in 27 countries by GlobeScan in June 2020, the height of the pandemic in many places.

U.K. Has More Coronavirus Deaths in One Day Than All EU Countries Combined

“Differences are to be expected between information products published by WHO, national public health authorities, and other sources using different inclusion criteria and different data cut-off times,” the WHO’s report said. “While steps are taken to ensure accuracy and reliability, all data are subject to continuous verification and change.”

Guam boy, 10, dies as Covid outbreak threatens country’s health system

Ten people remain in intensive care. Seventy per cent of Guam’s cases have occurred in August and September, Guerrero said: “If our numbers don’t change, I’m afraid we will reach a point where our hospital is so full of Covid patients that we may not have room to treat any other ailment, and doctors may […]

Exclusive: Vaccine group says 76 rich countries now committed to ‘COVAX’ access plan

The United States said on Tuesday it would not join COVAX due to the Trump administration’s objection to WHO involvement, a move described by some critics as “disappointing”. Berkley said he was not surprised by the U.S. decision, but would seek to continue talks with Washington.

No 10 could toughen Covid rules for social gatherings in England

She added: “We have additional NHS, lighthouse, university and partner labs all due to open up imminently and we are also expanding the use of non-laboratory based tests. The testing team work on this 18 hours a day, seven days a week. We recognise the country is depending on us.”

China reports two new COVID-19 cases vs 10 a day earlier

The National Health Commission said in a statement that both cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas, marking the 24th straight day of no local infections.