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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's dire warning: 'Hyperinflation' will soon 'change everything'

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has issued a cryptic warning that "hyperinflation" will "change everything."

Namibia Halts Use Of Russian Covid Vaccine After South African HIV Fears

Neighbouring South Africa earlier this week said it would not approve Sputnik V due to concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men.

HK reports six imported cases, all vaccinated

Health authority reported six imported cases on Saturday, marking the 15th day without an untraceable local infection.

Hong Kong boosts helper quarantine capacity with extra 500 hotel rooms

The newly designated hotel will take the number of available slots overall to more than 1,900, opening the door for more domestic workers into the crimped market.

Covid: Home working likely to be best way to curb virus - scientists

Advising people to work from home is likely to have the most impact on stopping Covid spreading this winter, scientists advising the government say.

Hungary's loyalties lie with U.S. and NATO, not China and Russia, Viktor Orban challenger says

Peter Marki-Zay, who is leading the anti-Orban alliance, told Newsweek the next election in Hungary "is really a matter of life or death."

Unions warn of ‘winter of chaos’ without urgent action to curb Covid

Joint statement calls for mandatory mask-wearing and attacks government’s ‘laissez-faire approach’

Questions raised over secrecy around Queen’s overnight hospital stay

Royal watchers say Buckingham Palace ‘could have handled it differently’ after the news was leaked to a newspaper

Covid-19 tracing app needed for entry to Hong Kong government buildings

City records six imported infections, with fewer than five preliminary cases being investigated.

Hong Kong sees two imported cases from Maldives and the Philippines

Hong Kong on Friday saw two imported cases from Maldives and the Philippines and no untraceable local infections.

Act early on rising UK Covid cases or face harsher measures, Sage experts warn

Sage minutes show warning that earlier intervention would reduce need for more stringent and longer-lasting measures

Moscow is going back into lockdown as Covid-19 deaths multiply in Russia

Moscow will impose a 10-day lockdown from next week in an effort to curb soaring Covid-19 cases, the city's mayor has said, as Russia endures its worst-ever phase of the pandemic.

What is Plan B Covid in the UK?

AS Covid infection cases continue to rise, Britain could resort to its Plan B.

Covid: UK cases top 50,000 for first time in three months

More than 50,000 Covid cases have been recorded in the UK for the first time since 17 July.

1,200 passengers hit as Hong Kong ‘cruise to nowhere’ axed over Covid-19 case

Centre for Health Protection says it is investigating suspected ‘repositive case’ involving crew member on Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas.

NHS England Covid app outage shows problems of single centralised system

Analysis: app falling offline caused frustrated users to be turned away from flights and venues

Group that spread false Covid claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months

Revelations about World Doctors Alliance pages raise questions about platform’s efforts to control misinformation

Vaccine drive for seniors gets boost

Sham Shui Po's elderly residents can be bused to a Covid-19 vaccination center for Sinovac shots until next Wednesday, in the latest drive to boost vaccine uptake among elderly citizens.

Nerve disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome added as very rare side effect for AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in UK

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has added a serious nerve disorder as a possible side effect to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after a handful of cases were linked to the jab.

Third Dose Of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine 95.6% Effective: Study

The clinical phase three trials were conducted when Delta was the prevalent strain, Pfizer said in a statement.

BioNTech vaccine more effective as booster jab, says health expert

A health expert said on Thursday that the BioNTech vaccine is preferable to the Sinovac vaccine as a booster jab, as it offers more protection against the Delta variant.

Sajid Javid warns Covid cases could rise to 100,000 daily in briefing

The Health Secretary issued a stark warning daily Covid cases could rise to 100,000 a day in a major press briefing on Wednesday.

Covid: Bring back rules amid rising cases, urge NHS chiefs

Some Covid restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid "stumbling into a winter crisis", health leaders have warned.