South Africa makes call after trial data showed Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine offered only limited protection against variant; US herd immunity by end of summer ‘very difficult’, says Biden

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In other dreadful pandemic news. Agence-France Presse reports ebola is resurgent in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DR Congo on Sunday announced a “resurgence” of Ebola in its troubled east after a woman died of the disease, just three months after authorities declared the end of the country’s latest outbreak.

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China reported 14 new mainland Covid-19 cases on 7 February, official data showed on Monday, up slightly from a day earlier. All new cases originated from overseas.

The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed Covid-19 cases, rose to 16 from 10 a day earlier, the National Health Commission said in a statement.

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