Public health

In China’s ‘zero-Covid’ lockdowns, one daughter’s struggle to get medicine for her father strikes a chord

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the CNN newsletter Meanwhile in China, a three-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s impacting the world. Register here. CNN † What was meant to be a simple message, a daughter taking her elderly father to the …

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Covid: Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 escape antibodies from vaccination and previous infection, studies suggest

CNN † Omicron subvariants According to new data from researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses in both people who have had a previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted . However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide …

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