Booster Shots for Covid Leave Africa Hanging in Wind

Just 20 percent of people in low- and lower-middle-income countries have received a first Covid-19 vaccine dose — compared to 80 percent in high-and upper-middle income countries.

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Coronavirus Variant Is Indeed More Transmissible, New Study Suggests

Researchers warn that the British variant is so contagious that new control measures, including closing down schools and universities, may be necessary.

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For Boris Johnson’s Science Advisers, Pressure, Anxieties and ‘Pastoral Support’

As public scrutiny of a secretive panel of scientists heightened, its members nearly buckled under the strain.

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A Virus-Hunter Falls Prey to a Virus He Underestimated

Peter Piot, 71, one of the giants of Ebola and AIDS research, is still battling a coronavirus infection that hit him “like a bus” in March.

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