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UK’s test and trace ‘having marginal impact’: which countries got it right?

Scientists’ verdict on £12bn system has refocused attention on what is working elsewhere in cutting Covid-19 transmission ratesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe newly released assessment by the UK government’s scientific a…

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Singapore to offer baby bonus as people put plans on hold in Covid crisis

It comes as data shows pandemic influencing birthrates in different ways around worldCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSingapore plans to offer a one-off payment to encourage couples to have a baby during the coronavirus pande…

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