Russia's daily virus deaths match record high
Russia on Thursday matched its record coronavirus death toll, as the Delta variant and a slowing vaccine drive push up infections.
COVID-19: Nigerians should still be alert, say experts
With the seeming apathy on the part of some Nigerians in the face of the third wave of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, which medical authorities have said is much more contagious
China reports zero local virus cases as Delta outbreak retreats
China reported no new domestic coronavirus cases Monday, and Beijing appears poised to bring to heel the pandemic's most serious resurgence in months -- driven by the highly contagious Delta variant -- with mass testing and targeted lockdowns.
China says bringing Delta-driven Covid outbreak under control
Chinese health officials said Friday they were bringing the country's worst Covid outbreak in months under control after new infections hit a seven-month high earlier this week.
Philippine capital back in lockdown over Delta fears
The Philippine capital Manila returned to lockdown Friday as authorities sought to slow the spread of the hyper-contagious Delta variant and ease pressure on hospitals while trying to avoid crushing economic activity.
COVID-19: Nigeria enters third wave as cases of Delta variant spike
Virus claims 30 lives in Lagos in a week - Sanwo-Olu The Nigerian government Monday said the country is already seeing the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic as cases of Delta variant are increasing in several states. Nigeria's minister of health Osagie Ehanire said the country has been recording a sharp increase in the number…
UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated given variant risks
British health authorities have urged more pregnant women to get coronavirus jabs after a national study found the Delta variant appeared to increase their risk of severe symptoms.
China says Delta variant behind virus surge
China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces.