European nations tighten virus curbs as surge fears grow

BERLIN (AFP) – Several European countries yesterday imposed tighter coronavirus restrictions ahead of Christmas, as the United States (US) reported another record number of new infections.

Hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted by positive assessments of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, but a study warned that at least a fifth of the world’s population in poorer nations may not have access to vaccines until 2022.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin