An Indian health worker receiving a shot of Covid-19 vaccine during a  vaccination drive in Bangalore, India. Photograph: EPA

As India’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic officially crossed 300,000 on Monday, it faces a related outbreak of cases of the fungal disease m(...)

An aerial view of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, where people who have died from Covid-19 were buried. Photograph: Michael Dantas/AFP via Getty

Global cases of the coronavirus topped 150 million, with India remaining at the epicentre of the pandemic after reporting record new infections on Fri(...)

A health worker holds  mock Covid-19 vaccine syringes during a dry run of   vaccination at a government hospital in Jammu, India, on Saturday. Photograph: Jaipal Singh/EPA

India has granted emergency approval to both the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and the domestically developed Covaxin, signalling the start o(...)

Monkeys cross a deserted road during a one-day nationwide curfew imposed as a preventive measure against Covid-19  in New Delhi, India. Photograph: Yawar Nazir/ Getty Images

India is locking down large swaths of the country until at least the end of the month, as it seeks to control the spread of the deadly coronavirus fol(...)