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Covid UK: Boris Johnson pledges ‘absolutely ruthless’ tracking of India’s coronavirus variant

Indian Covid variant is now officially ‘of concern’ and is ‘at least’ as infectious as dominant Kent type: Cases DOUBLE in a week to 520 with hotspots in London and Bolton – as Boris Johnson promises ‘absolutely ruthless’ tracking of mutant virus Public Health England says there is ‘no evidence the variant causes more severe… Read More »

This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the Unvaccinated World

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout Second Dose Outdoor Mask Guidance Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Matter This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the Unvaccinated World The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and… Read More »

India launches effort to inoculate all adults against COVID

Loading the player… In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country’s vaccine factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker of vaccines was… Read More »

Covid India: Second wave ‘far more infectious and probably far more deadly’

India’s Covid second wave is driven by ‘far more infectious and far more lethal’ variant, doctor warns as bodies are lined up in the street for cremation and court calls for officials to face MURDER charges Dr Zarir Udwadia, a physician in hard-hit Mumbai, believes India’s brutal Covid second wave is being driven by ‘a far… Read More »

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another, older war are faltering. For the last two decades, HIV/AIDS has been held at bay by potent antiviral drugs, aggressive testing and inventive public education campaigns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of that battle, grounding outreach teams,… Read More »