Tuesday briefing: Covid's toll on lungs vicious – expert

Asian shares have risen, cheered by fresh moves by the US Federal Reserve to support markets battered by the coronavirus pandemic. The Guardian leads with “Policy chief setting up race inquiry ‘denies institutional racism exists’” and our front-page picture is shoppers banked up outside Topshop on Oxford Street in London as stores reopened. “PM: no ifs, no buts … Brexit deal by July” – the Express reheats some past-expiry Johnson-ese, freshed up with “a bit of oomph” as it reports on the status of talks with the EU.