Coronavirus Global Update

By BBC World Service

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Daily updates on the coronavirus and its impact on health, business and travel worldwide

Episode Date
World's first Covid lockdown anniversary
Eleven million people were quarantined in the Chinese city of Wuhan on this day in 2020. Also: Red list restrictions come into force in New Zealand and a new sub variant of Omicron is detected in 40 countries.
Jan 23, 2022
BBC investigation reveals true number of deaths in Iran
The figure is double that of the official tally. Also: Scientists fear Covid could spread to wild animals, and tourists bring the disease to an island that had escaped it
Jan 22, 2022
Anti-coronavirus measures are re-imposed in Japan
It comes as the country registers record daily infections driven by the Omicron variant. Also: Australia reports its deadliest day of the pandemic, President Biden's chief medical advisor warns it's too soon for life to go back to normal and could new clip-on devices detect covid in the air?
Jan 21, 2022
South African frustration over Omicron research
Researchers say people outside the country did not believe their research; Spain wants to treat coronavirus like seasonal flu. And: a court in Australia explains why it allowed Novak Djokovic to be kicked out.
Jan 20, 2022
British PM under attack in parliament for lockdown violations
Britain's Prime Minister has come under sustained attack in parliament today over allegations that parties at his residence broke Covid lockdown rules, France’s education minister is facing calls to resign after announcing Covid protocol for schools while holidaying in Ibiza, and museums and theatres in the Netherlands are opening up as temporary hair dressers and gyms to evade Covid lockdown measures.
Jan 19, 2022
Research in Israel shows fourth doses do not stop Omicron infections
The government says it will continue the programme for people over 60. Also: Quebec is banning alcohol sales to unvaccinated people to encourage them to get jabbed; and thousands of hamsters are being culled in Hong Kong over concerns of animal to human transmission of the virus.
Jan 18, 2022
China tells population to stop ordering from overseas
Beijing fears items delivered from overseas could spread the Omicron variant. Also: tsunami-hit Tonga fears foreign aid could bring coronavirus to the country; and Greece begins to fine people over 60 who haven’t been vaccinated.
Jan 17, 2022
Welcome to Coronavirus Global Update
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 05, 2020