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Coronavirus live nuus: UK welcomes end of US travel ban; American Covid death toll passes 1918-19 flu pandemic

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US lifts ban for vaccinated UK and EU passengers; Covid has killed more than 675,000 Americans as average daily deaths reach levels last seen in March

Dangerous transmissions: anti-vax radio shows reach millions in US while stars die of Covid

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Phil Valentine, a prominent Tennessee rightwing talk radio host, had released a song called Vaxman, an anti-Covid vaccination ditty based on the Beatles track Taxman. Marc Bernier, a host in Daytona Beach, Florida, ha...

Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic

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Covid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemic – more than 675,000. The US population a century ago was just one-third of what it is today, meaning the flu cut a much bigger, more lethal swath t...

Opdatering van nuus oor lewendige nuus in Australië: riot police in Melbourne as protesters head to parliament; NSW records 1,022 gevalle, 10 sterftes; Victoria records 603 gevalle, one death

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NSW cases back over 1,000 as kids allowed to meet in friend bubbles for school holidays; Tweed, Byron Bay and Kempsey LGAs to lockdown from 5pm; Qld records no new local cases; Victoria’s highest number of cases for t...

Global markets fall sharply despite boost from US plan to relax Covid travel

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Global financial markets have fallen sharply amid concern over rising inflation and the threat of contagion in China’s property sector from the debt-stricken developer Evergrande, despite a boost from the relaxation o...

US to lift Covid travel ban for vaccinated passengers from UK and most of EU

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The US will lift Covid-19 travel restrictions to allow fully vaccinated passengers from the UK and EU to travel into the country from November, the Biden administration has announced.The move will mark the end of a tr...

‘There was a lot of loss and fear’: how Oldham fought back against Covid

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“We have literally fed all sections of the community,” Fr Tom Davis, the chair of the trustees of Oldham Foodbank, says of the charity’s work in the town in Greater Manchester during the pandemic. “People struggling w...

US horse owners face ivermectin shortage as humans chase unproven Covid ‘cure’

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Some US horse owners are finding ivermectin hard to come by, due to the anti-parasitic’s popularity as an unproven and potentially dangerous treatment for Covid-19 in humans. QC Supply, a livestock supply distributor...

Covid booster shot vote ‘not the end of the story’ says Fauci

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A decision not to recommend booster vaccine shots for most Americans is “not the end of the story”, the White House chief medical adviser, Dr Anthony Fauci, said on Sunday, two days after a scientific panel appeared t...

Trump may be gone, but Covid has not seen off populism

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When the pandemic struck, newspaper opinion pages were full of pieces predicting the end of authoritarian populism. Surely Donald Trump, Narendra Modi and Jair Bolsonaro couldn’t survive their mishandling of Covid-19?...

Crash and burn: the intense and fleeting romances of the Covid era

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Aan 4 Julie 2020, 34-year-old Samantha Higdon, a tech worker in Austin, Texas, was swiping through the dating app Hinge when she came across a profile that made her thumb pause and hover over the screen. His smile struc...

Fresh calls for windfall tax on companies that prospered during Covid

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Campaigners have issued fresh calls for a windfall tax on companies that prospered during the pandemic, after research highlighted six firms that increased their profits by a total of £16bn. The outsourcing firm Serco...

Australia Covid news live update: NSW records 935 gevalle, four deaths; Victoria records 567 gevalle, one death; 7 cases in ACT, at least one in NT

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NSW case numbers in the triple digits; one new Covid case in Qld, and at least one in NT; Labor will refer Christian Porter to privileges committee; Victoria records 567 cases and one death; French ambassador criticis...

Gordon Brown calls for urgent action to avert ‘Covid vaccine waste disaster’

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More than 100m Covid vaccine doses are due to expire and be “thrown away” unless global leaders urgently share surplus supplies with the world’s poorest countries, Gordon Brown has warned. The “staggering” number of s...

Scottish Covid vaccine trialists ‘treated like second-class citizens’

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Scottish vaccine volunteers are being treated like “second-class citizens” while waiting for the Novavax jab to be approved, an MSP has said, as they continue a months-long fightto have their vaccines recognised on th...

Fauci: FDA vote against Covid booster shots ‘not the end of the story’

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A decision not to recommend third-shot booster vaccinations for most Americans is “not the end of the story”, White House chief medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci insisted on Sunday, two days after a scientific panel ap...

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