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Members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team investigating the origins of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Hector Retamal/ AFP via Getty

World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have visited an animal disease centre in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the ori(...)

People surf in waves off Jumeira beach near the Burj al Arab hotel in Dubai. Dubai replaced its top health official on Sunday after coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates, of which it is part, spiked in recent weeks. Photograph: Christopher Pike/Bloomberg

After opening itself to New Year revellers, Dubai is now being blamed by several countries for spreading the coronavirus abroad, as questions swirl ab(...)

Covid-19 probably arose in a horseshoe bat. But the biological and ecological steps it took to reach humans remain obscure. Photograph: Conor Kelleher

Two factors are increasingly worrying as the world desperately tries to control ever increasing spread of Covid-19: The first is the almost unbearable(...)

Cars  line up at the RocDoc rapid Covid test centre based  at Dublin Airport on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A further 50 deaths of Covid-19 patients were reported on Friday as the chief medical officer warned of a newly identified variant identified in Brazi(...)

An ambulance arrives at the Mater Hospital in Dublin this week, as hospitals come under pressure from a surge in Covid-19 patients. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The pressure on hospitals from the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 patients is expected to peak in the next week, according to public health officials(...)

Ireland did exceptionally well twice during the pandemic, WHO head of emergencies Mike Ryan said. Photograph: EPA

Ireland and other countries could be “in serious trouble” if new variants of Covid-19 “change the rules of the game” in terms of preventing transmissi(...)

World Health Organisation emergencies chief Dr Mike Ryan: ‘New variant strains . . . have not been the driver of new transmission.’ Photograph: EPA

A record surge in Covid-19 cases in Ireland was due to increased social mixing over the Christmas period and is not caused by a new variant from Brita(...)

The Government may look to reintroduce the 5km travel limit. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government may be forced to implement full Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions because of serious concerns about the number of people being hospitalised(...)

Mike Ryan is leading the World Health Organisation’s response to Covid-19. File photograph:AFP via Getty Images

People gathering to celebrate Christmas need to act as their own “risk calculators”, the Irish doctor who is leading the world’s response to the Covid(...)

Dr Mike Ryan said at a WHO briefing on Monday night that not everyone had the knowledge or interest in adhering to regulations.

Europe needs “serious acceleration” in the fight against Covid-19 as it has fallen “well behind this virus”, World Health Organisation (WHO) head of e(...)

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