UK warned to expect further restrictions; intensive care beds full in southern California; Denmark bans mink farms for a year
- European states ban travel from UK as new Covid strain takes hold
- What do we know about the fast-spreading Covid variant in UK?
- Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved by European regulator
- Joe Biden to receive coronavirus vaccine live on TV on Monday
To our US readers, here is how to escape all thoughts of the pandemic and watch tonight’s interplanetary kiss – or the best great conjunction between Saturn and Jupiter in 800 years:
On 21 December, why not kiss beneath interplanetary mistletoe that is the great conjunction:https://t.co/CsCHoyLU1e
Hello, my name is Helen Sullivan and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and my last blog for the year after nearly ten months of doing this eight hours a day, every day.
It has been an honour and a privilege.