The trial that began last week in Johannesburg is part of one already underway in Britain of the vaccine developed at the University of Oxford. Some 2,000 volunteers in South Africa are expected to take part.
Chinese researchers have reportedly identified a new strain of the swine flu that has the potential to become a pandemic.
Iran issued an arrest warrant for Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad.
An elderly man rides his motorized scooter from his home daily to visit his wife at aged care facility.
Thursday's milestone was overshadowed, though, by the enormous health challenges still facing Congo: the world's largest measles epidemic, the rising threat of COVID-19 and another new Ebola outbreak in the north.
A kayaker had a close encounter with a pod of dolphins off Noosa Heads in Queensland.
Swarms of locusts are wreaking havoc on crops throughout eastern Africa and western Asia amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mount Merapi’s clouds of ash, accompanied by a rumbling sound heard miles away, blanketed several villages on the main island of Java.
Diego, the famed Galapagos tortoise whose high sex drive is credited with saving his species from extinction, has entered retirement after decades of breeding and fathering hundreds of tortoises.
Health officials are still warning of the continued threat of COVID-19.
New Zealand’s Ministry of Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 within in the country Tuesday.
The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to July 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
A green fireball was identified as a possible meteor. It was seen lighting up the dark sky in Western Australia’s remote Pibara region on June 14.
A Black Lives Matter protester photographed carrying a white man – assumed to be a far-right counterprotester – to safety when demonstrations descended into violence in London Saturday said he chose to step up, rather than let the man be pummeled by the crowd, “to stop someone from being killed.”
In response to police brutality and racial injustice that has ignited protests around the world since the death of George Floyd during an encounter with Minneapolis police, the Scottish Parliament voted in favor of the immediate suspension of exports of riot gear from the U.K. to the U.S.
Queen Victoria, Cecil Rhodes, King Leopold. Statues honoring these leaders of colonial rule have been pulled down over the years in Africa.
Drone footage off Australia captured an incredible sight: at least 64,000 endangered turtles nesting near the Great Barrier Reef.
Wildlife officials in India are searching for the person responsible for killing a pregnant wild elephant by feeding her a pineapple filled with explosives.
An ancient Maori war dance was performed by New Zealand demonstrators to honor Black Lives Matter.
George Floyd's death sparked protests across the United States and the world.