UK COVID-19 lab errors linked to 20 deaths

A COVID-19 testing lab in England misreported about 39,000 tests as negative when they should have been positive last year, UK authorities say.

Measles now an imminent global threat due to pandemic, say WHO and CDC

There is now an imminent threat of measles spreading in various regions globally, as COVID-19 led to a steady decline in vaccination coverage and weakened surveillance of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. public health agency said on Wednesday.

Fauci pleads with Americans to get COVID shot

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. health official celebrated and vilified as the face of the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response, used his final White House briefing on Tuesday to denounce division and promote vaccines.

NASA capsule buzzes lunar surface

NASA’s Orion has reached the moon, with the capsule set to spend close to a week in lunar orbit before heading home.

COVID shutdowns test residents in Beijing

Businesses in Beijing have shut and schools have shifted classes online as the Chinese capital fights a rise in COVID-19 case numbers.

New Zealand targets cow burps to help reduce global warming

How do you stop a cow from burping? It might sound like the start of a humorous riddle, but it’s the subject of a huge scientific inquiry in New Zealand. And the answer could have profound effects on the health of the planet.

NASA’s mightiest rocket lifts off 50 years after Apollo

NASA’s new moon rocket blasted off on its debut flight with three test dummies aboard early Wednesday, bringing the U.S. a big step closer to putting astronauts back on the lunar surface for the first time since the end of the Apollo program 50 years ago.