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COVID-19

US FDA wants Covid-19 boosters targeting Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariants

Pfizer-BioNTech and Morderna say such boosters would be ready for distribution in October or November.

New Zealand reports 7,423 community cases of Covid-19

The govt is taking action to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 in schools and early childhood services.

BioNTech, Pfizer to start testing universal vaccine for coronaviruses

BioNTech said its aim was to "provide durable variant protection".

Omicron sub-variants driving up cases: Who's affected and why

ST looks at how the newer and more transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sub-variants are affecting some countries.

Beijing allows primary and secondary schools to reopen after two months

This comes even as its party chief vowed to normalise the capital city's pandemic controls.

Covid-19: Asia

North Korea blames ‘alien things’ near border with South for Covid-19 outbreak

Defectors and activists have been known to fly balloons carrying leaflets across the heavily fortified border.

China slashes Covid-19 quarantine for overseas arrivals

The new guidelines are the first update since May 2021, but the country is still closed to international tourists.

Hong Kong ramps up Covid-19 testing as details of Xi's visit emerge

Chinese President Xi Jinping will begin his trip to Hong Kong on June 30.

Top virologist says number of Covid-19 cases in Thailand 10 times higher than reported

Most people develop mild symptoms so their cases don't get reported.

Shanghai businesses struggle to get back on their feet after Covid-19 lockdown

Some are still wary about ordering workers back to the office. 

Interactives

Interactive: Tracking Covid-19 cases in S'pore

Here's a look at the confirmed cases so far.

Interactive: Tracking the Covid-19 vaccine race

With hundreds of vaccines being developed globally, keep track of the progress here.

At home with Covid-19: My 10 days of recovering from the virus

People on home recovery in Singapore share their experiences and tips on how to cope. 

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