• Mixing Covid vaccines gives good protection, study suggests

    Added On : 29th June 2021

    A mix-and-match approach to Covid vaccines - using different brands of jab for first and second doses - gives good protection against the pandemic virus, a UK study has found.

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  • Marr on catching Covid after being double vaccinated

    Added On : 28th June 2021

    I can't be sure - but working back, I'm pretty clear I caught the Delta variant of coronavirus during the summit of G7 (Group of Seven) nations, in Cornwall, probably on Sunday 13 June.

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  • Canine coronavirus detected in Malaysian patients: study

    Added On : 27th June 2021

    Coronaviruses were understudied for many years, as they were mainly associated with common colds

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  • Covid: Vaccines running out in poorer nations, WHO says

    Added On : 24th June 2021

    A large number of poorer countries receiving Covid-19 vaccines through a global sharing scheme do not have enough doses to continue programmes, the World Health Organization has said.

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  • 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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