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Coronavirus live news: Russia says first batch of vaccine ready in two weeks; Spain cases jump by nearly 1,700

Country struggling with ; Moscow ; Germans told to New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 7.21pm BST The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 5,119,711 cases of coronavirus. That is an increase of 55,540 cases from its previous count. The CD...
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Coronavirus live news: Russia says first batch of vaccine ready in two weeks; Germany cases at three-month high

Moscow ; ; Germans told to New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 5.32pm BST The coronavirus pandemic has pushed most of the world’s major economies into unprecedented contractions in the second quarter, except for China which escaped a recession.Here are the second qu...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO concerned over Covid-19 in Lebanon after explosion; new cases in Germany at three-month high

, clinics and medical supplies; Germans told to ; France New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 4.27pm BST Russia has said the first batch of the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine would be rolled out within two weeks and rejected as “groundless” safety concerns aired by so...
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Coronavirus live news: new cases in Germany at three-month high; Paris marathon cancelled as cases rise

Germans told to ; France as cases pick up; in AucklandNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 3.31pm BST Uzbekistan will lift its second lockdown starting from Saturday, the government said, promising to restore most services in the central Asian country within days in ...
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Coronavirus live news: Auckland back in lockdown; Paris marathon cancelled as cases rise

France as cases pick up; displacement of people in Beirut risks accelerating spread; in AucklandNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 12.19pm BST Italy has deployed 90 soldiers to Sicily in order to patrol a migration centre where rescued migrants who tested positive...
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Coronavirus live news: New Zealand's biggest city back in lockdown as global deaths pass 740,000

; ; . Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayRussia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30am BST Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, has referenced Australia’s infection numbers in a stark warning to her country about following the lockdown rules. “There were 322 new ca...
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Coronavirus live news: Lebanon sees record cases after blast; New Zealand's biggest city heads into lockdown

WHO warns displacement of people in Beirut risks accelerating Covid-19 spread; four new cases in Auckland, New Zealand; . Follow the latest updates Russia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have died 12.22am BST That press conference has now ended. 12.10am BST Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, has deferred the dissolution of the country’s Parliament until Monday due to the...
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Covid live news: Lebanon hits record daily cases after blast; Russian vaccine must follow safety procedure, says WHO

Coronavirus updates: New Zealand records first new local cases in 102 days; global deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHORussia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedEngland denies it has evidence older pupils pose infection riskUS coronavirus updates – live 8.24pm BST Germany has extended a partial travel warning for Spain to the capital of Madrid and the Basque region due...
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Covid live news: Russian vaccine 'must follow safety procedure', says WHO; New Zealand reports new cases

Coronavirus updates: New Zealand records first new local cases in 102 days; deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHORussia approves coronavirus vaccine despite testing safety concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US healthcare workers who have diedUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 5.28pm BST Here’s a little more detail on those comments from the WHO’s director in the Americas Carissa Etienne, who has noted concern...
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Covid live news: New Zealand reports first new cases in community; Russia approves vaccine

Coronavirus updates: community transmission ends over 100 days of virus-free streak; Putin claims vaccine success; deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHOGlobal report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to ‘green shoots of hope’France extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.22am BST Germany’s hospitality sector is starting to discuss ways in which it can prepare itself for a winter with coronavirus, amid fears that many pubs, r...
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Coronavirus live news: Russia grants regulatory approval to Covid-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing

Putin claims vaccine success; Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; Trump considers blocking Americans who may have Covid-19 from coming homeGlobal report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to ‘green shoots of hope’France extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.24am BST President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine after less ...
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Coronavirus live news: Global cases top 20m as WHO chief says ‘it’s never too late to turn outbreak around'

Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; US weekly deaths fall 16%; EU health agency calls for new lockdowns; Follow the latest updatesFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.23am BST Donald Trump was abruptly escorted out of a press briefing by a Secret Service agent on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO chief says ‘it’s never too late to turn outbreak around' as cases near 20m

Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; US weekly deaths fall 16%; EU health agency calls for new lockdowns; Follow the latest updatesFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.24am BST In case you missed this earlier: The European Union’s health agency has called on member states that are seeing an increase in cases of c...
Tags: Science, Greece, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Who, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: EU health agency calls for new lockdowns as Greece 'formally' enters second wave

World Health Organization says it has received just 10% of funds it needs for Covid fight and urges Europe to react fastFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 5.55pm BST Restaurants and bars in some of Greece’s top tourist destinations will be subject to a night curfew, after coronavirus infections in the ...
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Coronavirus live news: Greece 'formally' in second wave, says expert, as WHO warns Europe to react fast

World Health Organization says it has received just 10% of funds it needs for Covid fightGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 2.27pm BST 2.04pm BST Educational authorities across Germany are divided over whether students should be required to wear masks during lessons, as schools reopen in large swathes of the country today, writes Philip Oltermann, the Gua...
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Coronavirus live news: Europe must react fast to new flare-ups, warns WHO emergencies chief

World Health Organization says it has received just 10% of funds it needs for Covid fightGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 1.11pm BST Authorities in Iran have shut down a newspaper after it published remarks by an expert who said that official figures on the country’s coronavirus outbreak only account for 5% of the real toll, according to the Associated Press...
Tags: Europe, Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Associated Press, IRNA, Coronavirus outbreak, Mohammad Reza Sadi, Jahane Sanat


Coronavirus live news: Australia records deadliest day as global cases near 20 million

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since JuneGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27am BST The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help fight Covid-19 and provide flood assistance in communities. Leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency last month and imposed a lockdown in Kaesong, near the border with South Kore...
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Global report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 million as Australia suffers deadliest day

Cases in Britain rise over 1,000 a day for first time since June; one in every 65 Americans has tested positive; US health secretary praises TaiwanCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFive months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a global pandemic, the number of Covid cases globally is nearing 20m, with almost 730,000 known deaths.The current number of confirmed infections stands at 19,792,519, according to data from Johns Hopkins Universi...
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Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Australia suffers deadliest day

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mGreece sees highest daily case riseUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 1.30am BST China reported on Monday 49 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for August 9, compared with 23 cases a day earl...
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Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 12.17am BST Greece Greek authorities have announced a record daily number of 203 new coronavirus case...
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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports 466 new cases and 12 deaths, including second man in his 30s

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews says number of mystery Covid-19 cases has risen by 130 as nine new infections announced in NSWFollow the latest coronavirus news on our live blogFamilies at Melbourne nursing home say staff testing was delayed after coronavirus case‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken MelbourneVictoria and Melbourne Covid trend map: where coronavirus cases are rising or fallingA man in his 30s and six aged care residents are among 12 ne...
Tags: Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian police and policing, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Andrews, MelbourneVictoria, Coronavirus outbreak


Australia experiencing critical shortage of antidepressants, contraceptives and HRT

Reasons for shortages are often unclear and substitutes, which are not subsidised by PBS, are prohibitively expensiveAustralia is experiencing a critical shortage of key drugs including antidepressants, contraceptives and hormone replacement therapies, a situation that experts say highlights systemic problems with medicine supply in the country.Most of the shortages appear unrelated to coronavirus disruptions, although in the case of the popular antidepressant Prozac, the manufacturer, Eli Lilly...
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Coronavirus live news: Africa passes 1 million confirmed cases

UK adds Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas to quarantine list ; Spain’s health ministry denies facing second wave; Dutch PM calls on tourists to avoid busy parts of AmsterdamAfrica passes 1m cases‘Serious concern’ in Ireland over infection rate riseGermany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since MaySpanish town with 32,000 residents back in lockdownUS coronavirus updates – live 11.26pm BST New York City has opened new traveller checkpoints to register visitors and residents returnin...
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Coronavirus live news: UK adds Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra to quarantine list

UK quarantine move takes effect from Saturday; Germany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since May; town with 32,000 residents in northern Spain back in lockdownConcern over German cases as holidays disrupt French testingAnthony Fauci says he has had death threats over coronavirus workFacebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidUS coronavirus updates – live 8.13pm BST Passengers from Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas will be required to self-isolate at h...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, Germany, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Bahamas, Grant Shapps, Andorra, Trump, Balkan, Fauci


Coronavirus live news: Spanish town to re-enter lockdown; France reports over 1,600 new cases for second day in a row

Germany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since May; town with 32,000 residents in northern Spain back in lockdown; Philippines reports over 3,500 new casesConcern over German cases as holidays disrupt French testingAnthony Fauci says he has had death threats over coronavirus workFacebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidUS coronavirus updates – liveUK coronavirus updates – live 7.21pm BST A rise in the Covid-19 infection rate in Ireland is a “seriou...
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Coronavirus live news: cases in Germany rise above 1,000; Spanish town to re-enter lockdown

Germany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since May; town with 32,000 residents in northern Spain back in lockdown; Philippines reports over 3,500 new casesAnthony Fauci says he has had death threats over coronavirus workFacebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidBelgium set to be added to England’s coronavirus quarantine listUS coronavirus updates – live UK coronavirus updates – live 3.25pm BST The regional government of the Basque country has said t...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany tightens testing regime as daily cases rise above 1,000

Germany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since May; Philippines reports over 3,500 new casesTrump claims Covid-19 will ‘go away’Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidNew Zealand begins battle against coronavirus fatigueUK coronavirus updates - live 11.16am BST Vietnam is close to completing the conversion of a sports stadium into a 1,000-bed field hospital in Danang, the health ministry said on Thursday, as it battles an outbreak that has spread...
Tags: Science, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Vietnam, Trump, Jens Spahn, Danang, Coronavirus outbreak, CovidNew Zealand


Coronavirus live news: France records biggest daily case rise since May; WHO surge team arrives in South Africa

France reports nearly 1,700 new infections in 24 hours; WHO team arrives in South Africa; Florida tops 500,000 casesWHO surge team arrives in South AfricaGlobal deaths pass 700,000Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidFrance ‘could lose control of Covid-19 at any time’See all our coronavirus coverage 10.26am BST The Philippines has recorded another jump in coronavirus cases to overtake neighbouring Indonesia as the country with the highest number of confirmed CO...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO surge team arrives in South Africa as global deaths top 700,000

Florida tops 500,000 cases; Spain sees highest post-lockdown cases; Italy threatens to ban Ryanair. Follow the latest updates WHO surge team arrives in South AfricaGlobal deaths pass 700,000Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidFrance ‘could lose control of Covid-19 at any time’See all our coronavirus coverage 12.12am BST The coronavirus pandemic death toll passed 700,000 late on Wednesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, which relies on offic...
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US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery – as it happened

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers. This live blog is closed. Follow our new one belowCoronavirus – latest updates 12.18am BST We are closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on our continuing coverage on our new global live blow below. Related: Coronavirus live news: WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' vaccine for Covid-19 12.01am BST...
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