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Israel finds fourth vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold; Violence at pandemic protests in Germany

Israel finds fourth vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold; Violence at pandemic protests in Germany

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A fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold a week after the shot is administered, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on...
Italy bans New Year events as coronavirus cases climb to pandemic record

Italy bans New Year events as coronavirus cases climb to pandemic record

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Italy has tightened restrictions to curb surging Covid-19 infections, including banning all public New Year’s Eve celebrations, as daily infections hit a record...
Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

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Foreign nations should realise by now that China’s so-called over the top approach in handling the pandemic was the correct one, the country’s...
Coronavirus: EU chief says it’s time to ‘think about mandatory vaccination’

Coronavirus: EU chief says it’s time to ‘think about mandatory vaccination’

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It is time for the European Union to “think about mandatory vaccination” against Covid-19, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong has not done enough to fight the next infection wave, health chief says, pointing to adoption of tracking technology

Coronavirus: Hong Kong has not done enough to fight the next infection wave, health...

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Hong Kong has not done enough to prepare for a fifth wave of Covid-19, including adopting digital contact-tracing systems to detect and prevent...
US overdose deaths hit record 100,000 in a year, driven by fentanyl use and the coronavirus pandemic

US overdose deaths hit record 100,000 in a year, driven by fentanyl use and...

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An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the Covid-19...
Coronavirus: Philippines cases hit 11-month low; New Zealand’s Auckland to reopen

Coronavirus: Philippines cases hit 11-month low; New Zealand’s Auckland to reopen

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The Philippines reported an 11-month daily low in Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, even as authorities scrapped the mandatory use of face shields.The Department...
What’s ‘Striketober’ and why are American workers fed up?

What’s ‘Striketober’ and why are American workers fed up?

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Exhausted after working long hours during the coronavirus pandemic and resentful that their bosses are not sharing sometimes huge profits, tens of thousands...
New York’s notorious Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid coronavirus pandemic

New York’s notorious Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid coronavirus pandemic

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A spate of inmate deaths. Cellblocks unguarded. Staggering staffing shortages caused by AWOL guards. Detainees deprived of food and medical care.New York’s notorious...
Phishing emails, love scams among surging Hong Kong cybercrimes with more online users amid Covid-19 pandemic

Phishing emails, love scams among surging Hong Kong cybercrimes with more online users amid...

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Cybercrimes in Hong Kong surged in the first half of this year, as the Covid-19 pandemic kept people online and vulnerable to scammers.There...
Coronavirus: Nanjing cluster jumps to highest daily infections in China

Coronavirus: Nanjing cluster jumps to highest daily infections in China

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The number of Covid-19 cases in Nanjing in Jiangsu province has rapidly jumped over the past week, with daily infections reaching the highest...
Tycoon Sun Dawu’s lawyers say early testimony gathered by police invalid

Tycoon Sun Dawu’s lawyers say early testimony gathered by police invalid

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Defence lawyers for high-profile Chinese businessman Sun Dawu and his co-defendants have argued that the majority of the testimony collected by police is...
Coronavirus: Dongguan is the latest city in China's Guangdong province to be hit by Covid-19

Coronavirus: Dongguan is the latest city in China’s Guangdong province to be hit by...

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The major manufacturing hub of Dongguan in China’s most populous province of Guangdong launched mass testing on Monday for the coronavirus and cordoned...
‘Wellness companion’ app Clara is helping Hong Kong employees get the mental health support they need during Covid-19 pandemic

‘Wellness companion’ app Clara is helping Hong Kong employees get the mental health support...

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Adrian Wong, a communications and engagement specialist, noticed signs of depression after using a “wellness companion” app for half a year to keep...
Punishing coronavirus testing lab for failures a balancing act amid Hong Kong’s pandemic battle: Carrie Lam

Punishing coronavirus testing lab for failures a balancing act amid Hong Kong’s pandemic battle:...

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Hong Kong’s decision to suspend some but not all of the services provided by a coronavirus testing lab whose false-positive results led to...
Peru’s former President Vizcarra tests positive for COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

Peru’s former President Vizcarra tests positive for COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Martin Vizcarra, barred from public office for allegedly receiving COVID jab out of turn, says he and his wife tested positive.Former Peruvian President Martin...
US health panel recommends resuming J&J vaccine use | Coronavirus pandemic News

US health panel recommends resuming J&J vaccine use | Coronavirus pandemic News

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A Centers for Disease Control panel says despite the rare risk of blood clots, the vaccine’s suspension should be lifted.A US health panel said...
Bangladesh COVID shutdown triggers exodus from capital Dhaka | Coronavirus pandemic News

Bangladesh COVID shutdown triggers exodus from capital Dhaka | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Thousands scramble to get the last trains, buses and ferries before a nationwide transport shutdown takes hold.Tens of thousands of people have scrambled to...
Coronavirus: pandemic is ‘a long way from over’, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Coronavirus: pandemic is ‘a long way from over’, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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Confusion and complacency in addressing Covid-19 means the pandemic is a long way from over, but it can be brought under control in...
Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Plan to vaccinate all people by the end of the year abandoned after blood clot fears prompt change to medical advice on AstraZeneca use.Australia...