US sees surge in children under five hospitalized for respiratory viruses

When his son was born seven weeks early, weighing only 2.5lbs, RH watched as the little…

China’s vice-premier signals shift in Covid stance as some lockdowns eased

One of China’s most senior pandemic response officials has said the country is entering a “new…

Why Do Vaccinated People Represent Most COVID-19 Deaths Right Now?

The share of COVID-19 deaths among those who are vaccinated has risen. In fall 2021, about…

The Guardian view on the future of China’s unrest: more complex than it seems | Editorial

Among the Communist rhetoric cleverly repurposed by China’s anti-zero-Covid protesters is a phrase that Mao Zedong…

Officials slow to act on contact-tracing warnings, UK Covid inquiry told

Public health leaders were slow to act on repeated warnings over Christmas 2020 that contact tracing…

The NHS test-and-trace failings that contributed to UK’s 2020 Covid Christmas

As Britain approached its first Christmas with Covid, Matt Hancock was typically tiggerish, even as a…

Former vaccines chief sounds warning about UK pandemic readiness

The UK is not in a significantly better place to deal with a new pandemic, the…

Confusion over zero Covid caused unrest in China. Clarity is the way forward | Yu Jie

When President Xi Jinping was seen unmasked at the G20 summit in Indonesia, he maintained a…

Payment sought for 929 NSW residents who agreed to work off now invalid Covid fines

More than 900 people were placed on work orders for Covid fines now known to be…

From blank paper to alpacas: how protesters in China are voicing their anger – video

The largest protests in a generation erupted in cities across China over the weekend against the…