After a four-month break due to the coronavirus crisis, the NBA is set to resume with games taking place in Orlando, Florida. Dallas center Maxi Kleber spoke to DW about the pandemic and the risks of returning to play.
With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic: face shields for the players' helmets.
The findings are the most comprehensive look at supervised injections in the United States and come amid a troubling surge in overdose deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
The arrest of a popular regional leader in eastern Russia on suspicion of decades-old crimes sent a blunt warning to local elites empowered by the coronavirus pandemic.
The lowdown on free apps, sensors you wear and a mat you slip under your mattress
Months in covd-19-induced lockdown have for many of us taken a toll on our sleep. From the late-night scrolling through news to the bizarre dreams and midnight wake-ups worrying, the stress of the coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc on our collective sleeping habits.
A recent survey found two in five people in the UK have experienced sleep disturbance. And with a good night’s rest considered an important part of overall health and wellbeing, you may have decided to start tracking yours. But where do you start? Here, with a quick list of good sleepmonitors from free apps to dedicated sleep sensors. Continue reading...
The European Union's executive forecasts that the bloc's economy will contract more than previously expected because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused lockdowns on business and public life that are only slowly being eased.
Coronavirus health and safety requirements could change the appeal of an airport that even locals visited on their days off. The pressure is felt across Asia, which had been the site of an airport expansion boom prior to the pandemic.
The French government and unions signed an agreement Monday giving over eight billion euros in pay rises for health workers, with the prime minister admitting the move was overdue in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Lockdowns, travel bans and factory closures drive reduction
- Dramatic decline falls short of necessary global heating cuts
The coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest drop in heat-trapping emissions in human history, according to a new study.
Lockdowns, travel bans and closed manufacturing sites have caused global emissions to drop by 4.6%, or 2.5 gigatonnes, according to a University of Sydney review of 38 regions and 26 sectors published in the journal Plos One. Fine particle pollution decreased by 3.8% and two other types of air pollution declined 2.9%: sulfur dioxide – which is linked to a number of respiratory issues, and nitrogen oxide, which leads to smog. Continue reading...
With pandemic measures meaning many cinemas around the world have been closed since March, outdoor entertainment and drive-through experiences have taken off. This month, Lebanon will be getting its own outdoor cinemas to combat coronavirus closures, with the launch of Drive In Cinema Lebanon and Seanema.
When the pandemic fades, a key question will be its impact on efforts to confront issues like global warming, economic inequality, and race relations.
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: An American hoping to start a new life in Cyprus, and an Israeli who went on a beachside vacation during a pandemic
Tenino, Washington has revived a Great Depression-era strategy to help shore up the local economy during the pandemic – printing its own currency. Other towns across the country are taking notice of the town's unusual methods.
The coronavirus pandemic brought everyday air traffic to a halt. But airlines across the African continent are preparing to take to the skies once more. Many airlines are facing a difficult path to stay competitive.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced the conditions for him to approve the European Union's €750-billion pandemic recovery plan. The bloc is expected to reach an agreement later this month.
Germans could lose as much as 390 billion euros due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some groups have been hit harder than others, and even a big chunk of the middle class is at risk of slipping into poverty.
The coronavirus pandemic will worsen if governments fail to provide a clear and comprehensive strategy to suppress transmission, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.
"I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child," Pressley said in reply to DeVos' remarks on reopening schools amid the pandemic.
The investment platform's pandemic innovation fund will focus on investing in areas such as vaccines and PPE, as well as related startups
The inflation figures are based on data collected from limited markets in view of the restrictions imposed on account of coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation said in a release.
As the pandemic has impacted supply chains, some electronics manufacturers have struggled to produce new equipment. Could this be the moment for refurbishing and reusing existing equipment?
Brick-and-mortar retail was in the midst of seismic changes even before the pandemic. Analysts say as much as a quarter of America’s malls may close in the next five years.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced organisers to push the event back 12 months
Before US officials can manage the pandemic, they must deal with a broken data system that sends incomplete results in formats they can't easily use.
North American box office will drop an estimated 61% from last year, as the pandemic has Hollywood studios holding off on new releases and theaters scrambling to make audiences feel safe.
Evert knows that her series of matches through the years against Martina Navratilova — including five finals at Wimbledon, which should be happening right now but was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic — provided compelling contrasts in playing style and backstory.
El Al has been stricken especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, putting almost its entire staff on unpaid leave and cancelling all flights, saddling it with about $350 million in refunds on top of $1.3 billion debt
The COVID-19 pandemic is delaying applications for new passports and renewals. And it's hard to say for how long.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic forced him off the road, the singer has been making comics at his Los Angeles home, and calling it performance therapy.
Pandemic anxiety and mounting concerns about vaping have helped shift sales of cannabis products.
Hundreds of cruise ships usually traverse the world's waters, but right now -- with the cruise industry on an indefinite hold due to the coronavirus pandemic -- they're mostly laid up at sea with no passengers.
[DW] The COVID-19 pandemic brought everyday air traffic to a halt. But African airlines are preparing to take to the skies once more. Many airlines are facing a difficult path ahead to stay competitive.
[ISS] On average, 856 women and 321 children were murdered over 107 days in 2018/19, according to South African Police Service (SAPS) crime statistics. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has now been in some form of lockdown for 109 days, although we don't know how many women and children have been murdered in this period.
The German men's soccer league is working with the government on a plan to get fans back into stadiums during the coronavirus pandemic, its CEO says.
The raging coronavirus pandemic has the potential to get far worse if all nations do not adhere to basic healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday.“Let me be blunt,
More than 71,000 people have died in Brazil since the start of the coronavirus pandemic
Investors sought safety on coronavirus pandemic worries, driving gold prices above $1,800 an ounce for the first time since 2011 in international and local markets.In New York, spot gold rose 0.81
Melbourne playwright Keith Gow was suffering bad pandemic writers block. But Henry IV and some alien facehugger puppets helped him break the drought.
Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry confirmed its ‘937’ call has received over 3.7 million medical consultations since the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, according to a