India was in crisis months ago. Why have its Covid cases plummeted?

Six months ago, India was in crisis. Critically ill Covid-19 patients were being turned away from hospitals. Doctors…

Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe

A review by US regulators of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine has found it…

Timeline: How the US reached 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

Unfathomable one year ago, the United States has passed the grim mark of 500,000 deaths from…

‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness

Data from two separate studies published in the UK, one in England and another in Scotland,…

South Korea coronavirus: PM aims for ‘herd immunity by autumn’

South Korea will achieve herd immunity from Covid-19 by the autumn, its prime minister has told…

Covid: Biden calls 500,000 death toll a ‘heartbreaking milestone’

President Joe Biden has addressed the nation as the US marks 500,000 deaths from Covid-19, the…

Covid and suicide: Japan’s rise a warning to the world?

Japan reports suicides faster and more accurately than anywhere else in the world. Unlike most countries,…

Ambulance crews report drop in Covid callouts in hard-hit Wales as vaccine rollout gathers pace

The bitter Cardiff cold, the dawn half-light, and the radio-static pulse of call outs are the…

‘Vaccine nationalism’ will hurt all countries: New WTO chief

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) incoming chief has warned against “vaccine nationalism” that would slow progress…

Brazil says Amazon COVID-19 variant three times more contagious

A coronavirus variant identified in the Brazilian Amazon may be three times more contagious but early…