• Covid vaccine: Why are Australians cancelling AstraZeneca jabs?

    Added On : 23rd June 2021

    Australian doctors have reported a surge in the number of people cancelling their vaccine appointments, amid a new wave of caution over the AstraZeneca jab.

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  • Covid: 19 July 'looking good' for end of lockdown, says PM

    Added On : 22nd June 2021

    Plans to ease Covid restrictions in England on 19 July are "looking good", the prime minister has said.

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  • Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?

    Added On : 21st June 2021

    Australia. New Zealand. Singapore. Vietnam. Japan. Hong Kong. South Korea. Taiwan.

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  • Record number of displaced people despite Covid: UN refugee agency

    Added On : 20th June 2021

    The number of people who have been forced to flee their homes around the world has risen to a record 82 million despite the impact of the pandemic, the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) says.

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  • Another life-saving Covid treatment found

    Added On : 17th June 2021

    Exactly a year on from the discovery that a cheap steroid drug prevented Covid deaths, researchers say they have found another life-saving therapy.

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  • G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations

    Added On : 16th June 2021

    Leaders of the major industrial nations have pledged one billion Covid vaccine doses to poor countries as a "big step towards vaccinating the world", Boris Johnson has said.

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  • Headache and runny nose linked to Delta variant

    Added On : 15th June 2021

    A headache, sore throat and runny nose are now the most commonly reported symptoms linked to Covid infection in the UK, researchers say.

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  • Covax: How many Covid vaccines have the US and the other G7 countries pledged?

    Added On : 14th June 2021

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the UK will donate more than 100 million doses of Covid vaccine to poorer countries in the next year.

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  • 'Miraculous' mosquito hack cuts dengue by 77%

    Added On : 13th June 2021

    Dengue fever cases have been cut by 77% in a "groundbreaking" trial that manipulates the mosquitoes that spread it, say scientists.

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  • India coronavirus: What is the government's change to vaccine policy?

    Added On : 10th June 2021

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all adults in India will now get free vaccines.

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