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18 Sep
The Syrian province of Idlib, one of the last remaining rebel strongholds in the country's north, is experiencing a new wave of Covid-19 infections, driven by the more contagious Delta variant. This comes as the regime intensifies bombings in the region, putting local hospitals under even greater pressure. We take a closer look.
6 Sep
In Africa, poorer nations are fighting a double-edged sword: The rapid spread of the highly infectious delta variant and lack of immunizations. Inequalities worldwide are being exposed as richer countries take the lion's share, poorer nations are struggling to get jabs into arms.
19 Aug
New Zealanders say they are "gutted" by the announcement of the government of a snap lockdown. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed New Zealand is dealing with the highly transmissible Delta variant linked to the outbreak in Australia that authorities have so far been unable to contain.
6 Aug
Melbourne has gone into a sixth coronavirus lockdown as Australia falters in its efforts to bring a Delta outbreak under control.
4 Aug
China has confined the residents of entire cities to their homes, cut domestic transport links and rolled out mass testing in recent days as it battles its largest coronavirus outbreak in months.
24 Jul
Researchers say two shots of either BioNTech-Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines are highly effective against variants. Elsewhere, China has declined to follow an investigation into the virus's origins. Follow DW for more.
13 Jul
The death of a suspected cultist in Delta state earlier this month is still generating reactions. The police say he was shot at because he was armed and moving to shoot at the personnel.
6 Jul
President Hassan Rouhani thinks the highly infectious variant will spark a fresh surge in coronavirus infections. US sanctions are hampering Iran's vaccination drive as it develops several homegrown alternatives.
27 Jun
New Zealand's capital has raised its alert level after an Australian tourist tested positive for COVID-19 upon returning to Sydney from Wellington. Follow DW for the latest.
16 Feb
Delta police command parades 99 suspects for robbery, kidnapping, cultism
25 Jan
Four killed, 11 injured as gas plant explosion destroys houses, farmlands in Agbor, Delta
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