The midfielder was granted special permission by Atletico Madrid, where he is currently on loan, to fly home to Frey Bentos to see his mother after learning she had tested positive.
New York is the first state to offer a COVID-19 Digital Pass. Here's how the new Excelsior Pass app works.
Hugh Jackman and Mariah Carey are the latest stars to celebrate getting the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves against contracting the virus.
One of the show's stars, Lynne McGranger, revealed on Twitter last week that on-screen social distancing was avoided on purpose to distract viewers from the global pandemic
Jessica Simpson is the latest celebrity to confirm she once battled COVID-19. The singer started writing an essay on the very same day she received her diagnosis.
Indian actor Akshay Kumar has become the latest top Bollywood star to test positive for Covid-19, as India's second wave of coronavirus infections tears through its film industry.
Tennis authorities have taken their first step towards incentivising players to get vaccinated by offering privileges to those prepared to get the jab.
As my wife chatted with a phlebotomist administering her COVID-19 antibody test, he asked her if she planned to get the vaccine if her results came up negative. She told the middle-aged man that at her age the risk of the experimental vaccine would far outweigh the benefit. The kind man drawing her blood agreed, but noted that his doctor warned him, "it's either the vaccine or a ventilator."
Hundreds of Brazilian business leaders and economists blasted President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus crisis on Monday and called for a new policy approach as the country grapples with spiking COVID-19 deaths and overwhelmed hospitals.