Outgoing chief scientist accuses WHO of Covid blunder

The outgoing chief scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO) admitted on Wednesday that the body should have warned the public that Covid-19 can be transmitted through aerosols “much earlier” than it did.

48,500 year old virus revived

Melting permafrost may pose a threat to humanity, scientists have warned after reviving an ancient 48,500 year old virus which lay frozen for tens of thousands of years.