France to drop Covid test entry requirement for vaccinated Brits

FRANCE is planning on dropping its Covid test entry requirements for vaccinated Brits. Local media has reported the country will scrap the requirement for vaccinated travellers to show evidence of a negative Covid test when they head to France. Currently, vaccinated Brits need to show a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within 48 […]

TWO THIRDS of Covid cases in England 'were reinfections last month'

Two-thirds of Covid cases in England last month may have been in people who were REINFECTED, official data suggests Government-backed REACT-1 found 4.4 per cent of people had Covid last month  Prevalence was at highest ever level but infections dropped off over the month  2,315 of the 3,582 positive tests in the sample (64.6%) were […]

How Sweden swerved Covid disaster WITHOUT lockdown

Has Sweden’s lockdown gamble paid off? Nation has suffered fewer coronavirus deaths than most of Europe and has a lower infection rate — but it still fared worse than rest of Scandinavia Figures show Sweden’s confirmed Covid death rate (1,500 per million) lower than European average (1,800) When looking at excess mortality during the pandemic, […]

Portugal SCRAPS Covid tests for vaxxed Brits – saving holidaymakers hundreds

PORTUGAL has dropped the mandatory requirement of Covid tests from Brits, if they are fully vaccinated. The previous rules enforced a PCR or lateral flow on all UK arrivals, regardless of their vaccination status. The new rules state holidaymakers can avoid the testing rules "if you have an NHS Covid Pass […] showing you have […]

Nurse says teen died of COVID-19 because of her anti-vaxxer parents

‘She was robbed of her whole life’: ICU nurse shares heartbreaking story of a 14-YEAR-OLD girl who died of COVID-19 after her anti-vaxxer parents forbid doctors from intubating her Twitter user @Jessicam6946, who is a nurse practitioner in the intensive care unit, revealed in a thread that they had four patients die of COVID in […]

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID-19 cases continue to grow as Greater Sydney begins first day of extended lockdown; Victoria on alert after mystery case

We have made our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic free for all readers. Please consider supporting our journalism with a subscription. Key posts 6.58am‘Stubborn numbers’: NSW Deputy Premier calls for patience 6.20amThis morning’s headlines at a glance 1 of 1 ‘Stubborn numbers’: NSW Deputy Premier calls for patience NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro says […]

Italians will need Covid 'green passes' to access some venues

Italians will need Covid ‘green passes’ showing proof of vaccination or negative test to access gyms, cinemas, restaurants and similar venues, government confirms Daily Covid-19 figures are rising sharply again in Italy despite its vaccine drive Italy’s government approved the use of green passes to come in from August 6  Passes show a person is […]

Covid ‘zombie’ bodies rise from graves on beach in harrowing pictures from India

HUNDREDS of Covid "zombie" corpses are turning up along the river Ganges as monsoons threaten to unearth thousands more. Bodies shrouded in saffron cloth are being spotted all along the ancient river in what is a damning reminder that crematoriums and hospitals in India are still struggling to cope with the impact of Covid-19. 🔵 […]