Around the world, countries are racing to create vaccines to protect people against the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Many countries have agreed to work together on vaccines, but a few countries are working alone.
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This year has been terrible for many businesses, but the movie business has been hit especially hard. Today, one of the world's largest movie theater chains is closing its doors. It's not clear when, or if, they'll re-open.
US President Donald Trump was taken to the hospital Friday with the coronavirus. Several people close to the president have also gotten the virus. The news, coming less than a month before the US election for president, has caused great uncertainty and worry.
The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on most businesses, but airlines have been hit harder than most. Many airlines have been forced to shut down. Those that remain in business are having to get creative.
Today, NFK takes a look at two recent country-wide plans relating to food. The United Kingdom has begun an effort to encourage people to lose weight. In China, the government is asking people to stop wasting food.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. So far, dogs seem to be quite good at detecting the illness, but it's not clear yet how useful these skills will be.
In today's news roundup, Lebanon's government has stepped down after protests following the huge explosions on August 4, New Zealand is working to understand and control a new coronavirus outbreak, and a skateboard move is renamed after 40 years.
In today's news roundup, scientists use poop stains to locate new penguin colonies from space, Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine before testing is complete, and Australia struggles to find workers to shear its sheep.
One of the most unexpected results of the coronavirus pandemic has been a shortage of coins. The situation has gotten so bad in the US, that the supply of coins to banks is being limited.