Coronavirus Global Update

Coronavirus Global Update

BBC World Service

A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

Categories: Health

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Johns Hopkins University says most of the world’s Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in the US, Brazil, Mexico and India. Also, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges worshippers not to gather for the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela. And Peru’s former president has been suspended from holding public office over allegations he used his influence to jump the queue for the vaccine.

Previous episodes

  • 484 - More than 3 million dead from Covid-19 
    Sat, 17 Apr 2021
  • 483 - WHO chief warns of deadly new surge 
    Fri, 16 Apr 2021
  • 482 - India records 200,000 Covid cases in a single day 
    Thu, 15 Apr 2021
  • 481 - Denmark drops AstraZeneca vaccine 
    Wed, 14 Apr 2021
  • 480 - President Biden's chief medical adviser casts doubt on use of AZ 
    Tue, 13 Apr 2021
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