Covid-19 has infected more than 240M people and killed over 4.8M globally. Here are the major virus-related developments for October 14:
Coronavirus pandemic has killed over 4.4 million people and infected over 213 million globally. Here are the coronavirus-related developments for August 25:
Melbourne became the latest city to impose a lockdown and authorities expect cases will rise further, with low vaccine supply and take up making it difficult to curb infections.
Research in Canada, Singapore and Scotland shows people, mainly those who are unvaccinated, infected with Delta variant are more likely to be hospitalised than patients earlier during the pandemic.
Coronavirus pandemic has killed over 4.2 million people and infected over 198.8 million globally. Here are the coronavirus-related developments for August 1:
The rise in infections come as a leaked internal CDC document found fully immunised people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the disease as easily as unvaccinated people.
Covid-19 vaccines work by teaching the body to recognise the virus. So if you’re exposed to it after vaccination, your immune system should be ready to spring into action and fight it but there is a chance of getting infected.
The highly transmissible Delta variant, first detected in India, is sweeping the globe as countries race to inoculate their populations to ward off fresh outbreaks.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Australian authorities are on high alert after detecting the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant for the first time in the country, sparking concerns cases could spike.
WHO renames four coronavirus variants known generally as UK, South Africa, Brazil and India variants as Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta after other nomenclatures, such as Greek gods and bird names, were rejected.
Zeta moves towards beach resorts on Mexico's Caribbean coast, and is expected to sweep over with strong winds and heavy rain before heading towards oil-producing areas of the southern US.
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