They had been suspended in April because of a Covid wave. Also: the Netherlands eases restrictions; and the son of the Brazilian President tests positive for the virus.
More than 87% of the country's 10.3 million population is fully jabbed. Also: Russia records its highest daily death toll; and Norway announces an end to all restrictions.
US will donate more than one billion vaccines, how the brain of a Covid survivor could help treatments. Australia tells British cricketers that they won't get special treatment.
President Biden is hosting a global Covid-19 summit, the UK says it will recognise India's main vaccine and why llamas could help in the fight against coronavirus.
White House announces plans to relax restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals. Also: India plans to restart exports of vaccines, a bishop from the Greek-Catholic Church in Slovakia, who met Pope Francis last week, has tested positive for COVID-19, and people in Melbourne protest against the shutdown of construction sites in the city.
Dr Tedros will discuss the pressure on hospitals amid a funding crisis. Also: lockdown restrictions are relaxed in New Zealand's biggest city; and the Chelsea Flower Show gets underway in the autumn for the first time.
Demand for coronavirus vaccines in Italy has risen by forty percent after it extended its Green Pass requirement to all public and private workplaces. Also; more than a million people in England will be invited for a booster jab this week, and a huge illegal drinking party by students in Madrid has been condemned.
Introducing a podcast rounding-up the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from affected areas and details of the latest medical information.
Mar 5, 2020