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Why Indonesia is choosing Instagram influencers to receive the first round of coronavirus vaccines

Among the first in the line for coronavirus vaccines in Indonesia has been one conspicuous group — social media influencers.Television personalist Raffi Ahmad, who...

Europe ramps up COVID-19 vaccine rollout as India gets off to successful start

France and Russia prepared to beef up their coronavirus inoculation programmes from next week, even as authorities sought to allay concerns about supplies of...

40% of L.A. Firefighters Decline to Show Up for Coronavirus Vaccine

40% of Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters have failed to turn up for voluntary vaccination against the coronavirus, following a pattern of reluctance...
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Brazil’s Amazonas state receives emergency supplies as humanitarian crisis unfolds over coronavirus outbreak

The Brazilian jungle state of Amazonas has received more emergency supplies of oxygen and respirators, as the military and neighbouring Venezuela scrambled to alleviate...

Face mask that stops you mumbling and loo that gives you health MOT: Gadgets unveiled at tech show

It seems like a lifetime ago. Just days after the 2019 General Election, health secretary Matt Hancock appeared on national TV setting out his...

Hiccups, tinnitus and stammering are bizarre signs of Covid too, say doctors

A constant cough, high temperature, thumping headache and a sudden loss of smell or taste are all common symptoms of Covid-19. But what is...

Rise in youngsters with eating disorders is yet another distressing cost of the Covid lockdown

It began with skipping breakfast. When the first work-from-home order was announced last year, Elle Pemberton saw little need for the bowl of porridge...

VIVIENNE PARRY: Joan Bakewell is misguided to demand all over-80s get second jab within three weeks

I have a lot of respect for Joan Bakewell. A trailblazer, at 87 she is still making waves. But last week my heart sank...

The chilling proof that even fit and young Covid victims can suffer lifelong lung damage

When it comes to Covid, our lungs are ‘ground zero’. They are one of the primary routes the virus uses to get into the...

‘Breakthrough’ drug that halts ovarian cancer gives a supermarket worker, 56, new life

One of the first British patients to be given a ‘breakthrough’ drug for deadly ovarian cancer has defied the odds, after the pill kept...

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get breast pain after a scan gave me the all-clear?

Two years ago I had a scan to investigate pain in my left breast, but the result was clear and eventually the pain went....

Pinkerton: China – the Forbidden Country That Forbids the Truth

What Happened to China’s Richest Man? What Winston Churchill once said about Russia also applies to China: The country is “a riddle wrapped in a...

‘Ray of hope’: India begins ‘world’s largest’ coronavirus vaccine drive

Hospitals were decked out with flowers and one politician planted a tree as India began on Saturday (local time) its colossal coronavirus vaccine drive,...
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