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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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.
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.
On Monday, about two weeks earlier than planned, New Zealand declared that it was free from the coronavirus. The country has moved to Level 1 in its coronavirus alert system, returning life in New Zealand to nearly normal.
During the last few months, most countries around the world have spent weeks in lockdowns of different kinds. Now, governments are trying to decide if the time is right to start normal business activity again.
With people around the world on lockdown and movie theaters struggling to stay in business, many people are wondering whether the coronavirus will permanently change the way people see movies.
Worldwide, many efforts are being made to test people for the new coronavirus. But scientists are also looking at an unusual way of testing for the virus - studying water that's been flushed down toilets.
Around the world, governments are limiting travel, canceling public events, and closing schools, hoping to slow the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Though extreme steps like these may seem scary, the goal is to keep people safe.
Because of concerns about concussions, children younger than 12 in the United Kingdom will no longer be allowed to head the ball during soccer (football) practices.
When you visit the doctor, the doctor usually checks to see if your temperature is "normal". Now, new research suggests that the "normal" temperature of humans has been dropping over the last 200 years.