Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine has been approved for use on pregnant women in South AfricaGrief and anger as Covid victims overwhelm Delhi’s crematoriums Is Russia’s Covid vaccine anything more than a political weapon?How continental Europe is emerging from Covid lockdownRapid spread of India variant in UK is ‘worrying’, say scientists 11.55pm BST The UK’s south Asian communities were more likely to test positive for Covid, become severely ill and die than any other minority ethnic group in the country’s second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study.During the first wave from February to September 2020, the paper in the Lancet medical journal found, all minority ethnic groups had a higher risk than the white community of testing positive for Covid, ending up in hospital, being admitted to intensive care, and dying, after accounting for any underlying health conditions. Related: UK’s south Asian communities worst-hit in Covid second wave, study finds 11.51pm BST Brazil has reported 2,595 new coronavirus deaths, its health ministry said, bringing the total to 403,781.Brazil also reported 68,333 new cases of the virus, which now total 14,659,011, Reuters reports. Continue reading…
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