Indonesia’s daily Covid infections higher than India and Brazil

Indonesia has reported more daily Covid-19 infections than India and Brazil as the Delta strain sweeps across south-east Asia, placing intense pressure on health systems.

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Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds

The largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening

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Global experts urge Boris Johnson to delay ‘dangerous’ Covid reopening

Lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England this month is “dangerous and premature”, according to international scientists and doctors, who have called on the UK

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NSW Covid update: Sydney lockdown extended one week as state records 27 new cases

The greater Sydney lockdown has been extended for a week after New South Wales recorded another 27 local Covid cases and health officials expressed concern

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Brazilians take to streets to demand removal of Jair Bolsonaro

Huge crowds of protesters have returned to the streets of Brazil’s biggest cities to demand the removal of a president they blame for more than

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Australia ‘at back of the queue’ for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits

Australia’s finance minister has said the country is at the “back of the queue” for Pfizer vaccines, contradicting assurances from the prime minister Scott Morrison

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Why women are more likely to suffer from long Covid | Susan Evans and Mark Hutchinson

When Covid-19 burst into our world, the initial focus was on how to prevent death. Older men were more likely to die from the virus

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Cupid’s needle? UK under-30s wooed with dating app vaccine bonus

First came the idea of making Covid vaccinations mandatory to go to the pub, while Israel offered free pizza and beer with a shot. Now

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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