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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.
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.
The response to AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine review offers a useful precedent for the latest setback.
Despite fears over anti-vaxx conspiracies, public confidence has remained strong. But can the government take credit for the lack of hesitancy?
Both countries have high vaccination rates, but the difference in Covid case rates can serve as a lesson to the UK.
Concerns about privacy and discrimination are valid, but what if the choice is between Covid certificates or more lockdowns?
The pandemic has taught us that we ignore the “Cinderella sense” at our peril.
After priding himself on keeping the country somewhat open, the French president has imposed a new national lockdown.
The ineffective Test and Trace programme increases the risk of viral mutations that render vaccines less effective.