Africa Asia Pacific Australia news Coronavirus Europe Infectious diseases News Science South Africa UK news US news World news

Coronavirus live news: Biden receives vaccine as global death toll passes 1.7m

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:

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.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *