Aljazeera says North Korea has confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19, raising fears of a humanitarian disaster in one of the world’s only unvaccinated countries as it goes into a nationwide lockdown.
The Metro says the US could experience 100million coronavirus infections this fall and winter, as well as a wave of deaths, the Biden administration has warned.
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The Daily Express says TWO news Omicron mutations have been detected and are already “dominating” cases abroad, experts have warned.
The Guardian says people who have the Omicron Covid variant tend to have symptoms for a shorter period, a lower risk of being admitted to hospital and a different set of symptoms.
VOA says the WHO says, following a surge of new cases in early March, the number of new worldwide COVID-19 cases and deaths has fallen for a second consecutive week.
Official data shows Covid cases have risen by a million in a week in the United Kingdom.
The Metro says The UK has recorded another 70,924 cases of Covid but it appears the country has past the worst of the Omicron wave.
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The Metro says People who have had a booster jab are 90% less likely to die with Covid-19 than those who had just two shots.
Daily Express says PFIZER’s UK Manager Ben Osborn has confirmed that the company could have its new wonderpill ready in just months.
Arab News says China’s latest COVID-19 outbreak is increasingly likely to spread further, as authorities urged all regions to step up monitoring and called for a reduction in travel.
Aljazeera says coronavirus cases in Eastern Europe have surpassed 20 million as the region grapples with its worst outbreak since the pandemic started and inoculation efforts lag.
The Guardian says Downing Street has warned of “challenging” months ahead as UK coronavirus cases reached their highest level since mid-July.
The Daily Express says the nightclub industry has suffered from yet another COVID-19 blow after industry leaders announced there is a shortage of bouncers manning the doors.
The Daily Express says the stunning breakthrough was made by researchers at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).
VOA says Russia’s coronavirus task force Tuesday reported a record 973 coronavirus-related deaths in one day.
Aljazeera says tens of thousands of Vietnamese who once made a living in Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s COVID-19 epicentre, are returning to their home provinces.
The Daily Express says the vaccination programme also appears to have stalled, and with the cold weather meaning more people will choose to socialise indoors at restaurants and bars rather than outside, Covid cases are expected to rise.
France24 says the EU’s drug watchdog on Monday approved booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine for all people aged 18 and over.
Arab News says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she doesn’t want to use lockdowns in the future and sees vaccinations as the “golden ticket”.
TRT World says virus deaths in the US have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March.
The Guardian says after nearly five weeks in lockdown Auckland will move out of the highest setting, New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said.
USA Today says last week, President Joe Biden claimed “this is not about freedom or personal choice” regarding COVID-19 vaccinations.
France24 says the first civil lawsuit begins in a court in Vienna on Friday over a notorious outbreak of coronavirus at the popular ski resort of Ischgl in March 2020.
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The i says anti-vaxxers are targeting teenagers with disinformation leaflets, hoping to create fear over the Covid jab ahead of the rollout to 12-15-year-olds.
The government have confirmed that booster jabs will be offered to the 50 and overs, those in care homes, and frontline health and social care workers as of next week.
BBC says a UK-wide programme of booster jabs to help prevent Covid will be confirmed later. Ministers are expected to announce jabs for the over-50s as part of their Covid winter plan.
Arab News says Australian authorities extended a coronavirus lockdown of the capital Canberra to mid-October, saying the measure was necessary while vaccinations are ramped up.
TRT World says Australia will expand its Covid-19 vaccination drive to include around one million children aged 12-15.
VOA says Europe’s drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency, said Thursday it is reviewing four additional COVID-19 vaccines.
A recent study has revealed residents in the North of England were more likely to die from Covid-19, spent longer in lockdown and were made poorer that the rest of the country.
The Daily Mail says more than 50 Britons have been infected with the ‘Mu’ Covid variant
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France24 says Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Friday he will not run for re-election as party leader this month, ending his tenure after just one year.