Covid-19 news: Third wave sees continued ethnic disparities in deaths

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A covid-19 vaccination centre at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, England Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 27 January People in England from some ethnic backgrounds … Read more

Covid-19 news: Infections in England remain at ‘extremely high’ level

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool Pedestrians walk across London Bridge, London, England, 21 January 2022 ANDY RAIN/EPA-EFE/Shutterstoc​k Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 26 January Around 1 in 23 people in England were infected with the omicron … Read more

Covid-19 news: Strain on health services led to extra non-covid deaths

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A volunteer paints hearts on the national covid-19 memorial, London, England Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 11am on 25 January Deteriorating standards in healthcare were responsible for … Read more

This Cheap, Effective, Patent-Free COVID Vaccine Could Be a Global Game-Changer

The world now has a new COVID-19 vaccine in its arsenal, and at a fraction of the cost per dose. Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen over 314 million infections and over 5.5 million deaths worldwide. Approximately 60 percent of the world population has received at least one dose of a … Read more

Covid-19 news: Most short-term vaccine symptoms down to nocebo effect

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A man receives a vaccine jab at a mass vaccination centre at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Xinhua/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 2pm on 19 January Most symptoms reported following covid-19 vaccines … Read more

Living with covid: How can we end the pandemic and what will it be like?

For some, the phrase “living with covid” means removing all restrictions. But the actions we take now will determine how many more people die of covid – and whether we’re doomed to keep chasing new variants Health 18 January 2022 By Michael Marshall Mask wearing at a theatre in Antwerp, Belgium, last month JONAS ROOSENS/BELGA/AFP … Read more

Covid-19 news: Joint flu and covid-19 vaccine could be offered in 2023

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine in Keelung, Taiwan, on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 I-Hwa Cheng/Bloomberg via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 18 January … Read more

Covid-19 news: Falling cases in UK suggests omicron wave has peaked

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool Stewards check covid-19 passes at a football match in Manchester, England AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 17 January A fall in coronavirus cases and plateau in hospital … Read more

Covid-19 news: Wales rows back omicron restrictions as cases fall

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A man wears a Wales face mask on Queen Street in Cardiff, Wales Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 1pm on 14 January Wales joins Scotland and Northern Ireland in planning … Read more