Covid vaccines for US children are coming but challenge will be persuading parents | Coronavirus

Covid vaccines for children aged five to 11 are inching closer to authorization in the US, with possible availability as soon as early November, and experts are already looking to the next hurdle: actually getting the shots in those young arms.Only one-third of parents plan to vaccinate their children as soon as the vaccines are … Read more

Jacinda Ardern facing biggest challenge yet as New Zealand switches to Covid suppression | New Zealand

This week, New Zealand’s locked down cities woke to a brave new world of lifted restrictions: state-sanctioned picnics in parks, the prospect of reopening schools, a chance to reunite with friends and family. Infusing the visions of grass-stained blankets and beach-side beers, however, is a strong dose of Covid anxiety. Cases continue to circulate in … Read more