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US Covid deaths soar as Barr dismisses Trump's election conspiracy theories – live updates

US sees highest level of daily Covid deaths since April as over 180,000 new cases are recordedBarr: no evidence of voter fraud that would change election outcomeGeorgia Republican warns Trump is inciting violence over electionJustice department investigates alleged ‘bribery for pardon’ scheme‘Help is on the way’: Biden introduces economic teamSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.20am GMT Whatever Joe Biden has up his sleeve as an economic plan, or regardless of whe...
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Matt Hancock 'thrilled' to announce UK Covid vaccine rollout next week – video

The coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been approved for use in the UK. The first doses are expected arrive in the coming days, and it will be rolled out next week. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, told BBC Breakfast: 'Help is on its way'. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) authorised the vaccine for emergency use ahead of decisions by the US and EUPfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved for use in UK to be rolled out next week Continue read...
Tags: Health, UK, US, UK News, Bbc, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Russia has record daily Covid deaths; UK to get vaccine from next week

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in UK; Russia suffers worst day of record daily Covid deaths; US reported over 100,000 cases every day in NovemberJohnson suffers biggest Commons revolt as MPs back tougher Covid tiers US hospitals fill with 100,000 Covid-19 cases CDC panel recommends giving vaccines to healthcare workers firstSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.48am GMT International tourist arrivals to Spain fell 87% year-on-year in October, official data show, after authorities imposed new ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Cdc, Russia, US, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Poland, Pfizer


Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved for use in UK to be rolled out next week

‘Historic moment’ opens way for mass immunisation with first doses to arrive in coming daysHow does the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work and who will get it?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk next week.The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regu...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, Biology, US, Society, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, MHRA, Coronavirus


UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine for rollout next week

‘Historic moment’ allows mass immunisation, with 800,000 doses expected to be available next weekHow does the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work and who will get it?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin next week for those most at risk.The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare produc...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, Biology, US, Society, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, MHRA, Medicines and Healthcare


Statewide Program Offers Free Hotel Stays For Farmworkers Who Test Positive For Virus

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Adelaide pizza worker accused of misleading Covid contact tracers will not be charged – as it happened

NSW lifts coronavirus restrictions and the OECD warns Australia over China exports. This blog is now closedAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.36am GMT And that’s where we’ll leave the blog for today. Thanks as always for reading, we’ll be back tomorrow, with Amy Remeikis at the helm in the morning.Here’s what happened today: 7.11am GMT ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Australian military, Archer, Victoria, OECD


Coronavirus live news: UK to get vaccine from next week; England enters tier system after lockdown

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in UK; New tier system replaces lockdown; US reported over 100,000 cases every day in NovemberJohnson suffers biggest Commons revolt as MPs back tougher Covid tiers US hospitals fill with 100,000 Covid-19 cases CDC panel recommends giving vaccines to healthcare workers firstSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.19am GMT No actual virus is needed to create an mRNA vaccine. This means the rate at which it can be produced is dramatically accelerated. As a result, m...
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Australian politics live: Adelaide pizza worker accused of misleading Covid contact tracers will not be charged

NSW lifts coronavirus restrictions; OECD warns Australia over China exports; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updatesAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.11am GMT The Liberal MP Bridget Archer has given a passionate speech against her own government’s policy on the cashless debit card....
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Australian military, Archer, Victoria, OECD


Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine wins licence for use in the UK

‘Historic moment’ opens way for mass immunisation with vaccine to target those most at riskHow does the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work and who will get it?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk.The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Aut...
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Trauma Nurse Offers Stark Warning Of Coronavirus Surge: “I Do Wish People Would Believe This Is Real”

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Australian politics live: Adelaide pizza worker will not be charged; NSW Covid restrictions lifted

OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ‘disinformation’; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updatesAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 6.22am GMT Greens senator Lidia Thorpe is currently giving her first speech in parliament. She is ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, US, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Australian military, Victoria, OECD


Coronavirus live news: England enters tier system after lockdown as US hospitalisations surge

New tier system replaces lockdown; US reported over 100,000 cases every day in November; India reports under 50,000 cases for 25th straight dayJohnson suffers biggest Commons revolt as MPs back tougher Covid tiers US hospitals fill with 100,000 Covid-19 cases CDC panel recommends giving vaccines to healthcare workers firstSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.06am GMT The efforts of eight people who have continued working on heritage, community and arts projects during the Covid crisis have bee...
Tags: Asia, Europe, England, Science, Cdc, India, US, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Reuters, Coronavirus


Transformed by the holy spirit? The bar pretending to be a church to beat Covid rules

A tequila bar in Nottingham has plans to get around tier 3 by registering itself as the Church of 400 Rabbits and claiming it is a place of worship. It’s not the only establishment trying to find loopholesName: The Church of 400 Rabbits.Age: Pending approval from the Nottingham’s registrar general. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Pubs, World news, Nottingham, Hospitality Industry, Coronavirus


RoboDoc: how India’s robots are taking on Covid patient care

The pandemic has spurred on robotics companies building machines to perform tasks in hospitals and other industriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageStanding just 5ft tall, Mitra navigates around the hospital wards, guided by facial recognition technology and with a chest-mounted tablet that allows patients and their loved ones to see each other.Developed in recent years by the Bengaluru startup Invento Robotics, Mitra costs around $13,600 (£10,000) and – due to the red...
Tags: Technology, India, World news, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Robots, Global development, Global Health, Mitra, Artificial intelligence (AI, Coronavirus, Invento Robotics Mitra


Stonehenge lights up in tribute to Covid's heritage champions

Images of eight people who carried on working on projects amid the pandemic beamed on to stone circle Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe efforts of eight people who have continued working on heritage, community and arts projects during the Covid crisis have been celebrated in a spectacular light show at Stonehenge.Images of the group, including volunteers ranging from an arboretum guide who carried on leading tours, to the curator of an exhibition telling the story o...
Tags: UK News, Culture, Britain, Heritage, Stonehenge, Coronavirus


New California Ski Resort Guidance Bans Day Of Ticket Sales

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California has issued new coronavirus guidelines for ski resorts.  Among the rules outlining social distancing and mask-wearing, ski resorts must limit capacity and access to base areas. To do that, the resorts must discontinue day of ticket sales and limit parking lot access to lift pass holders only. The state guidance says customers must purchase tickets in advance or have a season pass. Additionally, the guidance recommends encouraging customers to use apps or purchase i...
Tags: Business, News, California, Sacramento, Roseville, Cbs, Ski Resorts, South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, Coronavirus, Tahoe News, Arden Fair Mall Black


San Francisco Mayor London Breed Faces Scrutiny After Dining At French Laundry

San Francisco Mayor London Breed dined at the French Laundry in Napa Valley with several people last month, the latest elected official to face scrutiny for attending a gathering while also urging people to stay home to slow the coronavirus.
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Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter; NSW Covid restrictions lifted

OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ‘disinformation’; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updatesAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.18am GMT And with 28 comebacks in that QT, we are done. (there were a few ‘coming back’ mentions...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, US, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, OECD, Labor party


Japan names Covid-safe catchcry 'sanmitsu' buzzword of 2020

Sanmitsu is known in English as the three Cs – confined spaces, crowded places and close-contact settings – situations the public are asked to avoidCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageJapan’s approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic has become the country’s buzzword for 2020. Sanmitsu – known in English as the “three Cs” – was one of several words and phrases inspired by the virus to have made it onto this year’s shortlist.Popularised by the Tokyo governor, Yuriko Ko...
Tags: Japan, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, Coronavirus, Sanmitsu


The US is averaging one COVID-19 death per minute, according to a global heath expert

Medical staff move a patient on a gurney across the skyway at Mt. Sinai Morningside Hospital on May 18, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski/NurPhoto/Getty Images The US is averaging one death from COVID-19 per minute, Dr. Beth Bell, a global health expert who serves on a CDC vaccine advisory panel, said Tuesday. Bell shared the figure at a meeting for the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which operates under the CDC. The federal advisory panel met Tuesday afternoon to...
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California paid $400 Million In Unemployment Benefits To Inmates

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Kings Donating Use Of Golden 1 Center For State Assembly Session

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US justice department investigating 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme – live

Potentially criminal scheme revealed in newly unsealed court documentTrump and Giuliani reportedly discussed ‘pre-emptive pardon’Bipartisan group pitches $908bn Covid-19 relief to break deadlockSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 1.23am GMT Donald Trump has discussed granting “pre-emptive pardons” to his children and son-in-law in addition to his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, the New York Times reports. The lame duck president is concerned that Joe Biden’s justic...
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Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter, national accounts reveal

OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ‘disinformation’; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updatesAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 1.22am GMT Sky News has a new host.Cory Bernardi will host his own show, ‘Bernadi’ from next year....
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, US, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, OECD, Labor party


Oak Ridge High School Closes For Week, Raises Concern Over School Safety

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Sacramento County Hospitals Prepare To Store, Distribute Coronavirus Vaccines

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How Your COVID-Flooded Hospital Will Triage

Hospitals around the country face a grim winter as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge. It’s shaping up to be a national triage situation. But many state and local governments, and hospital associations, have planned for what could be reality in a few weeks. That is, what to do when the number of patients far outstrips the ability of a hospital or health care system to treat them? The upshot is that as numbers continue to grow, the effects of overwhelmed hospitals could stretch far beyond ...
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Fears for Melbourne's homeless forced out of Covid hotel accommodation

Rough sleepers worry they will end up back on the streets as funding for Victoria’s Home for Homeless scheme runs outWhen Painter arrived at the Birches serviced apartments in East Melbourne, she breathed a sigh of relief.“I’ve always said I just needed one person to treat me with a little bit of respect and I’ll flourish, and that’s what I’ve done here at Birches,” she said. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: CDC suggests first vaccines to US healthcare workers; England enters tier system

US hospitalisations surge; New tier system replaces lockdown; BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna file for EU approval of Covid-19 vaccineJohnson suffers biggest Commons revolt as MPs back tougher Covid tiers US hospitals fill with 100,000 Covid-19 cases CDC panel recommends giving vaccines to healthcare workers firstSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.08am GMT In England, the government has announced details of the new three tier system that will come into effect in when the four-week national lock...
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