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End of England Covid lockdown on 21 June increasingly in doubt

The 21 June target for scrapping England’s remaining coronavirus restrictions appears increasingly under threat, as a senior government adviser said the country was in the

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Third wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists say

Scientists have warned ministers that a third wave of coronavirus may have already begun in Britain, casting doubt on plans in England to lift all

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After a muddled rollout, how can Australia boost vaccinations?

Amid yet another outbreak in Victoria, the federal government is again under scrutiny over the slow pace of the vaccine rollout. There are also concerns

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Some long Covid sufferers in England waiting months for treatment

People who remain chronically ill after Covid infections in England have had to wait months for appointments and treatment at specialist clinics set up to

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Bees give me a sense of calm: discovering nature in my back garden

Lockdown started, or reignited, a love of nature in many people. The RSPB reported a 70% increase in visitors to its website during the first

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Covid investigators must interview Wuhan stall owners, says virologist

A leading scientist has called for stallholders at the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan to be interviewed in any further investigation of the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Why is the new Covid variant spreading? | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

The UK’s fine performance in sequencing Sars-CoV-2 genomes allows Public Health England to publish detailed analyses on the progress of variants and the latest report

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Chinese cargo craft docks with future space station in orbit

A Chinese cargo spacecraft carrying equipment and supplies has successfully docked with the core module of the country’s future space station, according to state media.

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Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson’s chaos could hit June plan to lift lockdown

Labour leader Keir Starmer today warns that plans to lift almost all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June are at risk because of serial incompetence and