A shopping district in Wuhan on January 23rd last, the first anniversary of the city’s lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

A fast-spreading outbreak of the Delta coronavirus variant in China has caused rare infections among the country’s vaccinated individuals, spurring au(...)

Members of  public  tested at pop-up Covid-19 clinic in Sydney, Australia. The stay-at-home orders for coronavirus-hit Greater Sydney and the surrounding area have been tightened. Photograph: Joel Carrett/EPA

Sydney’s poorest neighbourhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city’s toughest and longest lockdown of the Covid-19 pandemic as the (...)

People receive coronavirus vaccines in Shenyang, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

China vaccinated more people against coronavirus in 10 days this month than it did in the first quarter of this year after a handful of locally transm(...)

Passengers wearing protective suits line up for their flight to China at Manila’s International Airport, Philippines, on Monday. Photograph AP

China reported more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day, with rising infections in the northeast fuelling concerns of another na(...)

A cook wearing a face mask works at a restaurant at a food court in Wuhan. The spike in new cases comes as a World Health Organisation team of experts investigating the origins of the pandemic is set to arrive on Thursday in Wuhan. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty

China posted its biggest daily jump in Covid-19 cases in more than five months on Wednesday, stepping up containment measures that have seen four citi(...)

Sanna Elkadiri, employee of Het Wereldhuis nursing home, receives the first Pfizer vaccine in Veghel. Photograph: Robin van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

The Netherlands has begun its Covid-19 vaccination programme, nearly two weeks after many European Union nations. Sanna Elkadiri, a nurse at a care h(...)

A sign warns motorists of turkeys crossing Highway 86 near The Good Samaritan Society care center. The first person in the United States known to be infected with a new Covid-19 variant was a Colorado National Guardsman who had been sent to help out at the nursing home struggling with an outbreak. Photograph: David Zalubowski/AP Photo

The first reported US case of the Covid-19 variant that has been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Governor Jared Polis anno(...)

A Chinese student receiving a Covid-19 vaccine made by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech and in Phase 3 clinical trials, at a local medical centre in Jinhua, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. Photograph: AFP/Wu Yilu

Ethan Zhang needed to get back to work. Work was in Ivory Coast, however, and since January the global coronavirus outbreak had stranded the 26-year-o(...)

Visitors from France enjoying their visit to Temple Bar in Dublin on March 7th, 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

There is little in the 161-year history of this newspaper that has been afforded the all-consuming coverage which the pandemic has had since the begin(...)

US president Donald Trump and vicepresident Mike Pence. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty

For the first time, US president Donald Trump cut off his daily coronavirus task force briefing on Friday without taking any questions from reporters.(...)

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