Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

In the Philippines, a second surge in Covid-19 cases is putting renewed pressure on the healthcare system. The country currently has the second highest number of cases in South East Asia behind Indonesia. And with one of the longest and hardest lockdowns in the world, a crippling recession has forced thousands on to the streets… Continue reading Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

India Covid: Patients dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge

For a fourth day in a row, India has set an unwelcome world record for the number of new coronavirus infections: a further 349,691 cases in the 24 hours to Sunday morning, with another 2,767 lives lost. The capital, Delhi, is one of the worst-hit areas. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey reports from a city whose… Continue reading India Covid: Patients dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge

Covid: Government scientist warns of summer surge in cases

The UK is still in a “vulnerable situation”, one of the country’s vaccine advisers says. Source link

India coronavirus: Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Buoyed by a sharp dip in case numbers and the start of the vaccination drive, India began the year on what appeared to be a normal note. But things soon took a turn for the worse as people began leaving home more, wearing masks less and socialising in larger groups. The entry of variants and… Continue reading India coronavirus: Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Covid: South Africa variant surge probably due to person travelling from Africa

A “significant” number of confirmed and probable cases have been found in Lambeth and Wandsworth. Source link

Cases in Children Helping the Surge of COVID Variants

Michael Osterholm, PhD, director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Brian Peters, CEO of the Michigan Hospital Association, Lansing, MI Ruth Lynfield, MD, State Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health, Saint Paul, MN Natasha Bagdasarian, MD, Senior Public Health Physician, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, Ann Arbor,… Continue reading Cases in Children Helping the Surge of COVID Variants

Covid: UK vaccination surge expected in coming days

All over 50s could be vaccinated ahead of schedule, thanks to good supplies, say experts. Source link