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Hopes that the Amazon city of Manaus had achieved herd immunity have been dashed.
Use the New Statesman's trackers to monitor the state of the global effort to vaccinate the world against Covid-19.
The US president has a significant geopolitical imperative for supporting India through its Covid-19 catastrophe.
Modi’s government has banned the export of most vaccine doses to other countries, leaving swathes of the Global South facing a shortfall.
As Shi Zhengli, a Chinese virologist known as “the bat woman of Wuhan”, has warned, Covid-19 is merely one of many lethal challenges.
Forty-six per cent said President Emmanuel Macron's government was responsible, rather than vaccine manufacturers or the European Commission.
Around half of those surveyed said they would feel unsafe taking either of the jabs, according to new polling for the New Statesman.
Across the world, thousands of binational couples and families separated by international coronavirus travel restrictions long to be reunited.
We know that outdoor transmission is essentially non-existent, so why are images of people distancing in beer gardens met with sneering online?
Injecting a mysterious substance into the body feels unsettling, and this feeling can’t be effectively countered with smug, technocratic messaging.
Lax lockdowns, a slow vaccine roll-out and the spread of a new Covid variant have resulted in the highest number of daily deaths in the world.