NEW DELHI – Traumatised by its recent calamitous battle with Covid-19 and apprehensive of a third wave, India has found a silver lining in a…View More Antibody cocktail treatment held up as potential 'game changer' in India's fight against Covid-19
A group of Tory MPs furious over the four-week Freedom Day delay is concerned the country’s return to normality will be pushed back even further.…View More Angry Tories warn England's new July 19 Freedom Day 'could be delayed'
The typical Covid symptoms are changing as the Delta variant takes hold across Britain. According to research, a headache, sore throat and a runny nose…View More Headache and runny nose are now most common Delta symptoms
The delay to Freedom Day is estimated to cost the hospitality sector £3bn in lost sales and put 300,000 jobs at risk. Business leaders have…View More Delay to 'freedom' will cost £300,000,000 in sales and put 300,000 jobs at risk
The pub trade has reacted with dismay to the Prime Minister’s confirmation that the final ‘Freedom Day’ reopening will be delayed. Boris Johnson has postponed…View More Pubs react to 'grim news' of delay to June 21 'Freedom Day' reopening
SINGAPORE – Calls to the Samaritans of Singapore’s (SOS) mental health helpline spiked 40 per cent on May 16, the day Singapore started heightened alert…View More Care groups see spike in mental health crises in Singapore amid heightened alert curbs
BORIS Johnson has formally announced June 21's lockdown lifting is going to be delayed. Addressing the nation at a press conference this evening, the Prime…View More Coronavirus news update – London vaccine take-up falls behind UK average & covid 'will kill Brits for rest of our lives'
JAKARTA (REUTERS) – Indonesia expects a new wave of coronavirus infections will peak in early July, as the highly transmissible delta variant becomes more dominant…View More Indonesia warns Covid-19 cases may not peak until July as hospitals fill
A judge has sided with hospital managers who suspended 178 staff who refused to get a vaccine – meaning they face being sacked next Monday…View More Judge orders 178 suspended hospital staff who refused vaccine to get jabs
Almost one third of people in the UK who have so far died from the Indian variant had received both their vaccinations. Just weeks before…View More 12 people who died with Indian Covid variant in UK were fully vaccinated
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has rejected calls for an extension of the furlough scheme, despite an expected delay to the lifting of lockdown. The support fund…View More Rishi Sunak will not extend furlough despite delay to end of lockdown
Some government ministers are worried lockdown restrictions could end up staying in place until 2022, reports say. Boris Johnson is set to announce whether the…View More Restrictions could remain until spring 2022 ‘if freedom day is delayed’
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – India on Saturday (June 12) cut taxes on medical equipment such as oxygen concentrators and drugs used to treat Covid-19 infections,…View More India cuts taxes on medicines and equipment to treat Covid-19