A Covid-19 patient’s personal belongings line the window as a nurse tends to them at the intensive care unit of Humber River Hospital in Toronto. Photograph:  Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images

As the US has seemed to get a grip on its Covid-19 crisis, Canadians have been angered by a chaotic government response that has allowed a third wave (...)

Covid-19: new research suggests the virus will be of concern only in under-fives, subjecting even them to mere sniffles or no symptoms at all. Photograph: Jordi Janau/ Moment/Getty

As millions are inoculated against coronavirus, and the pandemic’s end finally seems to glimmer into view, scientists are envisioning what a postvacci(...)

People dance in a public area along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Monday  as the city marks the first anniversary of when China confirmed its first death from the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images

At a museum in Wuhan, China, a sprawling exhibition paints a stirring tale of how the city’s sacrifices in a brutal 76-day lockdown led to triumph ove(...)

This video grab made from the online Neuralink livestream shows Gertrude the pig implanted with a Neuralink device during a presentation on Friday. Photograph: Neuralink/AFP via Getty Images

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s neuroscience startup Neuralink on Friday unveiled a pig named Gertrude that has had a coin-sized computer chip in(...)

The Citizen Lab investigation was launched after it was contacted in 2017 by a Reuters journalist who had investigated Wirecard and was targeted by a phishing campaign. Photograph: Getty

A hackers-for-hire group dubbed Dark Basin has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions around the world, including advocacy gro(...)

A hackers-for-hire group dubbed “Dark Basin” has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions around the world, including advocacy groups, journalists, elected officials, lawyers, hedge funds and companies

A hackers-for-hire group dubbed “Dark Basin” has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions around the world, including advocacy g(...)

Margaret Atwood: ‘I’ve often wondered about wartime knitting groups. What were they for, really?’ Photograph: Marta Iwanek/Toronto Star via Getty

As the first World War dragged on, volunteer women’s groups of all kinds formed in aid of the troops in the trenches: bandage rolling, preserved foods(...)

The Brazilian study involved 81 hospitalised patients. Photograph: iStock

A small study in Brazil was halted early for safety reasons after coronavirus patients taking a higher dose of chloroquine developed irregular heart r(...)

A report to be published on Tuesday has found L’Arche founder Jean Vanier was implicated in the sexual abuse of women.

Jean Vanier, who founded the L’Arche communities for adults with intellectual disabilities, died at the age of 90 last May. The following month, L’A(...)

CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos. Photograph:  Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images

Forensic experts hired by Jeff Bezos have concluded with “medium to high confidence” that a WhatsApp account used by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin S(...)

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