• Covid: No need for a fourth jab yet, say UK advisers

    Added On : 10th January 2022

    A fourth Covid jab is not yet needed, say UK experts, because booster doses continue to provide high protection against severe disease from the Omicron variant among older adults.

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  • Covid: Deadly Omicron should not be called mild, warns WHO

    Added On : 9th January 2022

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against describing the Omicron variant as mild, saying it is killing people across the world.

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  • Omicron: Curfew in Delhi as India Covid cases surge

    Added On : 6th January 2022

    India is bracing for a third wave of coronavirus as its largest cities - the capital Delhi and financial hub Mumbai - see a surge in cases.

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  • Yuzhou: Second Chinese city forced into Covid lockdown

    Added On : 5th January 2022

    China has put a second city into total lockdown after just three asymptomatic Covid cases were discovered.

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  • Covid: Omicron and Delta driving tsunami of cases - WHO

    Added On : 4th January 2022

    The combination of Delta and Omicron variants is driving a dangerous tsunami of Covid-19 cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief has said.

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  • Covid: Israel Omicron spike could bring herd immunity but with risks - health boss

    Added On : 3rd January 2022

    Israel's top health adviser says the surge of Omicron cases could see the country reach Covid herd immunity.

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  • Covid: UAE bans foreign travel for citizens without booster jab

    Added On : 2nd January 2022

    The United Arab Emirates has announced that it will ban citizens who have not had three doses of a vaccine against Covid-19 from travelling abroad.

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  • Covid: US halves isolation time for asymptomatic infection

    Added On : 29th December 2021

    US health officials have halved the recommended isolation time for people with asymptomatic Covid-19 from 10 to five days, amid a surge in cases.

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  • Global Covid vaccine rollout a stain on our soul - Brown

    Added On : 28th December 2021

    Former prime minister Gordon Brown says the failure to distribute vaccines to poorer countries is a "stain on our global soul".

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  • Omicron up to 70% less likely to need hospital care

    Added On : 27th December 2021

    People catching Omicron are 50% to 70% less likely to need hospital care compared with previous variants, a major analysis says.

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