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Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

FILE PHOTO: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretary General Jagan Chapagain attends a signing ceremony after the International Automobile...

Rich nations have cornered half of future Covid-19 vaccine supply: Oxfam

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the promised doses of...

NHS BAME staff: ‘Traumatised, stressed and burnt out’

by LAUREN CODLING ASIAN healthcare staff have revealed the stress and exhaustion they have suffered during the pandemic, as data revealed the BAME workforce is...

Some Indian hospitals scramble for oxygen as coronavirus cases top 5m

A worker refills an oxygen cylinder as medical workers wait at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September...

UK faces one million job cuts in 2020 due to pandemic, says study

"There are still many parts of the economy where perfectly viable businesses cannot bring people back because of the ongoing disruption caused by the...

Birmingham warned of tougher curbs if current measures ‘are not sufficient’

"These changes have been prompted by a very worrying rise in the rate of infection across the city and it’s vital we now...

India may authorise Covid-19 vaccine in a ‘speedy’ way

Medical staff wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) take a nasal swab sample from a woman during a Covid-19 Coronavirus screening outside a quarantine centre,...

‘This isn’t a game’: Experts warn of second wave, national lockdown as cases surge

Groups of people gather in Battersea Park on September 13, 2020 in South West London, England. Concerned by rising cases of Covid-19, the British...

AstraZeneca resumes UK vaccine trials after pause due to patient illness

Laboratory technicians handles vials as part of filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords Covid-19 vaccine...

Birmingham tightens restrictions as virus ‘R’ rate rises

Authorities in Britain's second city of Birmingham announced new coronavirus restrictions Friday as the nation's viral reproduction rate, or R number, exceeded 1.0 for...