Covid-19 has infected more than 228M people and killed over 4.6M. Here are virus-related developments for September 18:
The World Health Organization also said there was a "likely causal association" between coronavirus vaccines using mRNA technology and "very rare" heart inflammations.
Millions of people and thousands of health workers, many of whom come face-to-face with the virus every day, are still waiting for their shots in Africa where some countries have just started administrating their first vaccine shots.
As vaccination drives face supply bottlenecks, experts underscore the importance of sharing vaccine patents and copyrights to ramp up global production.
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