As deaths spike at rates not seen since World War II, births are declining. Statistics for 2020 show deaths spiked in Poland to a level unseen since World War II and births sharply declined, trends attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and described
Beirut, Lebanon – Over the last month, Israeli jets have carried out some of their biggest air raids yet in Syria, apparently striking Iranian targets. It may have been the Lebanese next door, though, who trembled with greater fear. Some took cover
AU chairman Cyril Ramaphosa said vaccines from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca would be available this year. Millions of coronavirus vaccine doses secured by the African Union (AU) will be allocated according to countries’ populations, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
An estimated 1.3m people born outside the UK left the country between third quarter of 2019 and the same period in 2020, a study by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) has shown. More than 700,000 foreign citizens may have left London,
FIFTH of the world’s population will be affected by sinking land by 2040 due to human and natural removal of groundwater, model predicts Researchers led from Spain created a new model of global subsidence risks The phenomenon could come to threaten 635 million
More deaths than births recorded in the country, adding further demographic strain on the world’s 12th-largest economy. South Korea’s population has shrunk for the first time in the country’s history in 2020, with authorities recording more deaths than births, the government said.
Officials in Orange County, Calif., are fighting a court order aimed at slashing the population of inmates in the county due to the coronavirus. Sheriff Don Barnes pushed back against the Orange County Superior Court, which ordered the reduction of the county’s jail populations by 50%
First doses to arrive in March, but officials will wait and see how vaccines work in other countries to ensure safety. South Korea has ordered COVID-19 vaccines for 88 percent of its population, or 44 million people, the government said, announcing deals
Officials say India needs to inoculate a critical mass and break the transmission of the coronavirus weeks after Modi promised vaccine for every single citizen. India may not need to vaccinate all of its 1.3 billion people if it manages to inoculate
China’s state-media said the country will address its rapidly ageing population as part of the 2021-2025 new measures. Since the pandemic began, China has recorded 4,634 deaths related to the coronavirus and more than 86 thousand COVID-19 cases. On Monday, China Daily said