Brazil has fully vaccinated only 8.8% of population; Bahrain sees cases surge in recent weeks; India’s migrant workers ‘left out’ of vaccine driveUp to 8,700 patients died after catching Covid in English hospitalsUK in race between Covid vaccines and variant, experts warnWHO and global faith leaders call for fair access to Covid vaccinesChina rejects report of sick staff at Wuhan lab before Covid outbreakTokyo Olympics: anger in Japan at IOC call to make ‘sacrifices’ 10.54pm BST Chileans fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to move more freely within the country, the government said on Monday, although the nation’s borders will remain closed through mid-June to tamp down a fresh rise in infections.People in Chile who have completed their vaccination cycle will be able to move between communities that are both in and out of quarantine for some activities, as well as travel more freely inside the country starting on Wednesday, the government said. 9.13pm BST Japan opened mass inoculation centres on Monday as it races to vaccinate most of its elderly population before the start of the Tokyo Olympics on 23 July.The centres in Tokyo and Osaka will vaccinate thousands of people every day, giving a boost to Japan’s sluggish inoculation drive as the country battles a fourth wave of coronavirus infections. Continue reading…
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Author : Lucy Campbell (now); Clea Skopeliti, Rhi Storer, Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier)
Publish date : 2021-05-24 21:54:11
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