UK ticket holders aged 11 or over must show full vaccination evidence or a negative test; up to 4,500 children under 12 to be enrolled for Pfizer trialDutch to investigate business trio’s €100m face mask deal Can the G7 vaccinate the world against Covid by the end of 2022?Massive internet outage hits websites including Amazon and GuardianHow Taiwan failed to plan for a major Covid outbreakThird wave sweeps across Africa 10.19pm BST Amid the stress and unknowability of the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic – which continues to wreak daily havoc and decimate arts industries around the world – there was a moment when some Australian musicians actually felt lucky.“A lot of my friends overseas weren’t getting any sort of stimulus or funding from [their] governments, and we were,” recalls Harriette Pilbeam, who records as Hatchie. After months of lobbying, the state and federal governments had begun drip-feeding the industry with rescue packages, and some musicians found themselves eligible for fortnightly jobkeeper supplements (although many working behind the scenes were not). Related: ‘It’s hard to have hope’: will Australia’s music industry ever truly recover? 10.00pm BST The US is forming expert working groups with Canada, Mexico, the European Union and the UK to determine how best to safely restart travel after 15 months of pandemic restrictions, a White House official said.Another US official said an announcement expected on Tuesday indicated the administration will not move quickly to lift orders that bar people from much of the world from entering the US because of the time it will take for the groups to do their work, Reuters reports. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2021/jun/08/coronavirus-live-news-china-pledges-more-vaccine-support-for-south-east-asia
Author : Nadeem Badshah (now); Mattha Busby, Rhi Storer, Martin Belam and Helen Davidson (earlier)
Publish date : 2021-06-08 21:19:15
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