India records over 200,000 new COVID cases for the first time

India has reported a record 200,739 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, according to data…

Chinese official says local vaccines ‘don’t have high protection rates’

China’s top disease control official has said the efficacy of the country’s Covid vaccines is low,…

Covid-19 vaccination: Is India running out of doses?

For the past two days, Sanjay Kumar has been trying to get himself and his ageing…

Covid: US rules out federal vaccine passports

The White House has ruled out introducing mandatory federal Covid-19 vaccination passports, saying citizens’ privacy and…

Covid: Brazil has more than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time

Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as…

Covid-19: France enters third national lockdown amid ICU surge

France has entered its third national lockdown as it battles a surge in cases of Covid-19…

Coronavirus update: India is facing a ‘severe, intensive’ second wave

By the middle of February, health workers at an expansive hospital in western India were beginning…

US official warns of ‘impending doom’ amid rise in COVID cases

A top health official in the United States has warned of “impending doom” amid rising cases…

Coronavirus likely came from animal, not a lab, WHO draft report finds

Covid-19 probably came to people through an animal, and likely started spreading no more than a…

Coronavirus: EU stops short of vaccine export ban

European Union leaders have stopped short of banning vaccine exports after a protracted row with the…