B.1.351 may sound sweet to a molecular epidemiologist, but what’s the alternative, other than stigmatising geographical names? 20H/501Y.V2. VOC 202012/02. B.1.351. Those were the charming…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: Why virus variants have such weird names
“Inland Revenue’s systems are back online early after completing the latest round of Business Transformation work ahead of schedule,” IRD said in a statement late…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: IRD website back online, businesses can apply for support payment
CORONAVIRUS symptoms can be different depending on how old you are, experts have claimed. The most common symptoms such as a new persistent cough -were…View More The most common Covid symptoms that affect young people
One in five local authorities in the UK has seen a rise in coronavirus case rates in the last week, the Health Secretary has revealed.…View More Map shows Covid cases are increasing in one in five areas
People aged 40-49 will be next in line to receive the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as everyone over 50 has received the jab. The Joint…View More Next age group to get Covid vaccine revealed – and it's getting younger
SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Australia’s Victoria state will start easing coronavirus restrictions from Friday night (Feb 26), after authorities deemed new locally acquired cases detected for…View More Australia's Victoria says Covid-19 curbs to return to pre-Christmas settings
KFC Botany has been closed for deep cleaning after a staff member – linked to the current Covid-19 community case – tested positive. The staff…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: KFC Botany closed after staff member tests positive
The Covid-19 alert level should be dropped from its highest number five, the UK’s four chief medical officers have agreed. It is set to be…View More UK's Covid alert level 'should be lowered from five to four'
BORIS Johnson last night vowed to offer every adult in Britain a jab against Covid-19 by the end of July. The PM is confident he…View More All adults set to have Covid vaccine by July as Boris Johnson speeds up jab rollout
SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Australia on Thursday (Feb 25) continued its downward trend of Covid-19 cases, stoking hopes of a faster return to normal, while Qantas…View More Australia Covid-19 cases trend lower
THE NEW coronavirus variant from California appears to be deadlier, spreads more easily, and could weaken vaccine efficacy. Scientists labelled the strain as “the devil”…View More Californian Covid variant is ‘the devil’ – it’s deadlier and more transmissible, scientists warn
Three Australian states are now requiring New Zealanders travelling into their country to undergo a mandatory stay in quarantine. New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW shuts border to Auckland, Queensland and Victoria require Kiwis to quarantine
More than half a million people have now died of Covid in the US just a year after the pandemic began. The grim milestone was…View More US passes half a million Covid deaths a year after first person died of virus
Auckland will join the rest of the country at level 1 from midnight tonight and with it regain the freedom of being able to return…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: Auckland to move to alert level 1 at midnight – what does it mean?