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Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000; France reports over 2,600 new cases in 24 hours

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; France sets new post-lockdown record for second day in a row; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 6.33pm BST A Trans-Tasman bubbl...
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Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as world struggles with new rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 4.05pm BST Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Indonesia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia, Malta


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as Europe struggles with rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK coronavirus live: latest newsSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.27pm BST The Portuguese capital and its surrounds will remain under tougher a...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany reports over 1,400 new cases; workplaces top source of clusters in France

Expert says staff should work from home after August holidays; Germany says jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; India sees cases jump nearly 67,000 in one day‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK coronavirus live: latest newsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23pm BST Seven African countries will start administering coronavirus antibo...
Tags: England, Science, France, Germany, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Office for National Statistics It, Coronavirus outbreak, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, John Nkengasong


Up to 6% of England's population may have had Covid, study shows

Imperial College home testing programme suggests 13% of Londoners have antibodiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAbout 3.4 million people in England – 6% of the population – have had Covid-19, with infections more common among members of black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, according to the results of a large home antibody testing study.The results from the study, known as React-2, are based on home finger-prick antibody test results from 100,000 participants...
Tags: England, Science, London, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, Imperial College, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: India sees record daily case rise as global deaths near 750,000

India’s infections grow by nearly 67,000 in one day; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.16am BST Here are the key developm...
Tags: Science, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand confirms 13 new community cases; Russia vaccine due in fortnight

‘We do believe there will be further cases,’ says New Zealand’s Ashley Bloomfield; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.12am B...
Tags: Science, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, New Zealand, Auckland, Bloomfield, Waikato, Ashley Bloomfield, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Covid-19 may have been in New Zealand city for 'weeks'; Russia vaccine due in fortnight

Ninth case confirmed in student at New Zealand school; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19am BST Covid-19 may have been circulating in ...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Afp, Ashley Bloomfield, Coronavirus outbreak


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 ...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, Germany, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, New Zealand, Uzbekistan, Stanford University School of Medicine, Coronavirus outbreak, AucklandNew Zealand


'They've jumped the gun': scientists worry about Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

Rising chorus of concern over Sputnik V vaccine stems from opaque development and lack of mass-testing Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn 1977 Scott Halstead, a virologist at the University of Hawaii, was studying dengue fever when he noticed a now well-known but then unexpected feature of the disease.Animals that had already been exposed to one of the four closely-related viruses that cause dengue and produced antibodies to it, far from being protected against other ...
Tags: Science, Russia, World news, Infectious Diseases, University of Hawaii, Scott Halstead, Coronavirus outbreak


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...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Italy, New Zealand, Brussels, Beirut, Auckland, Sicily


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...
Tags: Science, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus outbreak


'We did the right thing': sadness and uncertainty in Auckland as Covid returns

Shoppers rush to stock up on essentials as new lockdown starts for New Zealand’s largest city following mystery Covid outbreakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt was the storm before the calm.In the hours immediately before Auckland went into Level 3 lockdown at noon on Wednesday, the city’s roads were full, queues snaked outside supermarkets and toilet paper flew off the shelves once more. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Auckland, Coronavirus outbreak


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...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Parliament, Beirut, Lebanon, Cabinet, Auckland, Auckland New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


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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Russia's coronavirus vaccine: will it work, and is it safe?

Sputnik V’s development has been marked by worrying opacity and ethical issuesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe race to find a vaccine against Covid-19 has not always been particularly edifying, driven at times by so-called “vaccine nationalism” – much cautioned against by the World Health Organization, which has itself been invested as much in self-interest and prestige as global public health.Russia’s announcement that it has registered its Sputnik V vaccine as sa...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, Russia, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: health secretary Alex Azar expects US vaccine by December

Azar plays down significance of Russian vaccine progressHealth secretary predicts ‘tens of millions of doses’ by year’s endThe US health secretary, Alex Azar, said on Tuesday morning that America hopes to have a coronavirus vaccine approved by December and tamped down Russia’s celebrations over unveiling its own vaccine after rapid development.“The point is not to be first,” Azar said. “The point is to have a vaccine that is safe and effective for the American people and the people of the world....
Tags: Science, Russia, US, America, US news, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Trump Administration, Azar, Alex Azar, Coronavirus outbreak


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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Do teenagers spread coronavirus more than young children?

Experts suspect greater social contact among teenagers spreads Covid-19 more quickly, but the science is unclearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe extent to which children are able to transmit coronavirus, and the difference between the vulnerabilities of younger children and teenagers to the disease, has been a subject of scientific interest as the pandemic has unfolded.A South Korean study published in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal in July fo...
Tags: Science, Children, World news, Infectious Diseases, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus outbreak


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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