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UK's Boris Johnson to extend Covid-19 restrictions in England:

UK's Boris Johnson to extend Covid-19 restrictions in England: | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson is expected to announce a delay to the next phase of England's reopening on Monday.
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England pushes back restrictions lift due to an increase in Coronavirus cases

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Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Works Safely in Adolescents, Company Says

Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Works Safely in Adolescents, Company Says | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Moderna said its Covid-19 vaccine was effective in children aged 12 to 17 in a new study, a finding that could clear the way for a second shot for use in adolescents.
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‘Everybody is angry’: Modi under fire over India’s Covid second wave

‘Everybody is angry’: Modi under fire over India’s Covid second wave | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
From an approval rating of 80% earlier in the year, now tough questions are being asked of PM’s leadership
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Europe prepares to send aid to combat India’s coronavirus surge

Europe prepares to send aid to combat India’s coronavirus surge | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Indian manufacturers also stoke anger by increasing Covid vaccine prices
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European states to send emergency help to India

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Covid-19: India red list add 'may be too late', Prof Mark Walport says

Covid-19: India red list add 'may be too late', Prof Mark Walport says | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
There are "good reasons" for keeping the new variant out of the UK, scientist Prof Mark Walport says.
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Is it too late to limit the spread of the Indian variant in Europe?

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Inside COVAX’s Mission to Save the World: Two Billion Vaccine Doses for 190 Countries

Inside COVAX’s Mission to Save the World: Two Billion Vaccine Doses for 190 Countries | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization has launched the biggest vaccination campaign in human history, with the aim of distributing doses to 190 countries and limiting the risk of dangerous mutations. But the project is a race against time.
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Great piece on the COVAX initiative led by the World Health Organization.

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Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Covid-19 Vaccinations Lag

Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Covid-19 Vaccinations Lag | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
The French president rebuffed his advisers in January and opted against more restrictions, betting that inoculation would curb the pandemic. Instead, a new wave of infections is battering France.
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A third national lockdown announced in France yesterday

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How AstraZeneca went from pandemic hero to villain

How AstraZeneca went from pandemic hero to villain | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
A series of missteps by AstraZeneca has led to scathing criticism of the drugmaker by policymakers and health officials, tarnishing its image as a hero of the coronavirus era.
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Interesting insights on the AstraZeneca vaccine

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Covid-19 Age-Based Vaccination Rules Come Under Fire

Covid-19 Age-Based Vaccination Rules Come Under Fire | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Critics say Connecticut and Maine’s new vaccination regimes unfairly exclude essential workers and people with serious medical conditions.
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Covid: Biden calls 500,000 death toll a heartbreaking milestone

Covid: Biden calls 500,000 death toll a heartbreaking milestone | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
President Joe Biden addresses the nation as the US mourns 500,000 people lost to Covid-19.
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President Biden addresses the nation as Coronavirus death toll in the US has surpassed 500,000 

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Germany extends COVID-19 lockdown until March 7 | Euronews

Germany extends COVID-19 lockdown until March 7 | Euronews | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
It comes amid concern that new virus variants could reverse a decline in new confirmed cases.
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Are variants undermining German efforts in fighting Coronavirus?

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Moderna vaccine should work against UK and South Africa COVID variants 

Moderna vaccine should work against UK and South Africa COVID variants  | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
US biotech firm says its vaccine protects against all emerging strains but is developing the booster for the South Africa one "out of an abundance of caution"
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Encouraging news on Moderna vaccine efficiency against variants

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Coronavirus updates: U.S. sets single-day death record, and new variants emerge

The single-day death total and peak levels of new infections and hospitalizations are grim milestones for a country still reeling from the riotous takeover of the U.S. Capitol last week.
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Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown? | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Scotland's Covid-19 rules are changing at the weekend - but for many, the lifting of lockdown has been "paused".
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UK's roadmap for lifting lockdown

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France to honour health workers killed by Covid-19 with special status

France to honour health workers killed by Covid-19 with special status | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
France will confer a special honour on health workers who die from Covid while fighting the pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.
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Official “died in the service of the republic” status will be given to French health workers who died fighting the pandemic, President Macron says.

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Biden Backs Suspending Patents on Covid Vaccines 

Biden Backs Suspending Patents on Covid Vaccines  | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
The Biden administration, siding with some world leaders over the U.S. pharmaceutical industry, came out in favor of waiving intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines.
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Joe Biden is now leading the patent suspension action for Covid vaccines

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EU preparing legal case against AstraZeneca over vaccine shortfalls –

EU preparing legal case against AstraZeneca over vaccine shortfalls – | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
The European Commission is getting ready to launch legal proceedings against vaccine producer AstraZeneca, according to six EU diplomats.  The Commission raised the matter at a meeti…
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EU is to start legal actions against AstraZeneca for underdelivering doses to European states

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Why Americans should "be very worried" about the COVID variant tearing through Brazil 

Why Americans should "be very worried" about the COVID variant tearing through Brazil  | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Hospitals are struggling to cope as a highly infectious COVID variant ravages the country. There are questions over vaccine efficacy, and one expert says other strains "will escape."
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Stade de France opens as France's largest Covid-19 vaccine centre

Stade de France opens as France's largest Covid-19 vaccine centre | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
France’s largest stadium, the Stade de France, opened on Tuesday as its largest Covid-19 vaccination centre. Some 1,500 people made appointments for a jab at the venue to start a drive that health au…
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Biggest French stadium turned into a vaccination center

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Covid-19 Vaccination Cards Are the Only Proof of Shots, Soon an Essential

Covid-19 Vaccination Cards Are the Only Proof of Shots, Soon an Essential | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Public-health experts say the cards may soon become passports to resume everything from travel to dating. The U.S. has no central database for immunizations and an incomplete patchwork of state records.
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Coronavirus: Germany imposes Easter lockdown to curb new surge

Coronavirus: Germany imposes Easter lockdown to curb new surge | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Rising infections have put Germany in a "very serious" situation, Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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3 weeks lockdown extension in Germany.

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Coronavirus UK: Charts show how vaccines are working

Coronavirus UK: Charts show how vaccines are working | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
The first real-world data from the U.K.'s inoculation program has given an insight into how effective vaccines have been against Covid-19.
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Encouraging statistics on UK vaccine campaigns 

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As the WHO investigated coronavirus origins in China, Beijing pushed a conspiracy about the US

As the WHO investigated coronavirus origins in China, Beijing pushed a conspiracy about the US | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
When World Health Organization investigators wrapped up their work examining the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan this month, Chinese officials were clear where they felt the WHO should look next.
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COVID-19: EU eyes UK vaccine supply as AstraZeneca row deepens 

COVID-19: EU eyes UK vaccine supply as AstraZeneca row deepens  | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
Brussels is pushing for the pharmaceutical giant to make up its shortfall of jabs using its factories in Britain.
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The consequences of vaccine war between AstraZeneca and the UE

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'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office | Corona Virus news | Scoop.it
As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus...
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The symbolic toll of 400.000 deaths has been reached as President Trump leaves office.

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