An infection in such newborns is associated with a threefold risk of severe medical complications.

It is timed to coincide with the Golden Week stretch of holidays in hopes of curtailing public movement.
US health agencies recommended pausing the use of the J&J single-shot Covid-19 vaccine last week.


The authorities will study whether additional vaccine shots might be needed for those who are already vaccinated.
People who remain hesitant cite reasons including uncertainty about possible side effects.


China has given 195 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines as at Monday. 

Covid-19 in Asia

Some 10 per cent of teachers have already been vaccinated in phase one.
Three new infections are believed to have been picked up from a family in an adjoining room in a quarantine hotel.
Some doctors say the reason that under-45s are now vulnerable is that they go to work and eat out more.


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