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Donald Trump flounders in interview over US Covid-19 death toll

President again says he is doing ‘incredible job’ fighting pandemic and casts doubt on Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of deathCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump visibly floundered in an interview when pressed on a range of issues, including the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the US, his claims that mail-in voting is fraudulent, and his inaction over the “Russian bounty” scandal.The US president also repeatedly cast doubt on the cause of death of Jeffrey ...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak, US Covid


Donald Trump on the ropes in interview over US Covid-19 death toll

President again says he is doing ‘incredible job’ fighting pandemic and casts doubt on Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of deathCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump visibly floundered in an interview when pressed on a range of issues, including the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the US, his claims that mail-in voting is fraudulent, and his inaction over the “Russian bounty” scandal.The US president also repeatedly cast doubt on the cause of death of Jeffrey ...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak, US Covid


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...
Tags: Science, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Belgium, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery

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 travellersIran death toll three times higher than admitted, says reportBerlin protests against coronavirus rules divide leadersRussia claims to be ahead of rivals in vaccine raceUS coronavirus live - latest updatesUK coronavirus live - latest updates 9.29pm BST Supporters of a Senegalese Muslim religious and political leader ransacked a n...
Tags: UK, Science, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Belgium, Dakar, Les Echos, Coronavirus outbreak, Tijaniyya, Serigne Moustapha Sy, The British Association of Leisure Parks Piers


Coronavirus live news: world may never find 'silver bullet' Covid vaccine, says WHO

Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; global cases pass 18m; Belgium ICU admissions doubleGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six weeksTwo cruise ships hit by coronavirus weeks after industry restartsRestrictions announced on businesses in MelbourneUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.31pm BST A nationwide Covid-19 tracing app could be rolled out in Spain in September after a pilot showed it...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Singapore, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Tenerife, Belgium, Who, World Health Organization, Canary Islands, Mike Ryan


Russia claims to be ahead of rivals in race to produce Covid vaccine

Moscow says it will start production next month and mass immunisation by OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Russian government claims to have stolen a march on dozens of global rivals – including the US and UK – in the race to produce a viable coronavirus vaccine, saying it would start production of a vaccine next month and begin mass immunisation by October.The announcement came amid controversy over how Russia has rushed its two vaccine candidates through sa...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Russia, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, Moscow, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; Belgium ICU admissions double

Belgium facing ‘extensive’ spread of cases; global cases pass 18m; Melbourne braces for further lockdown measuresGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six weeksRestrictions announced on businesses in MelbourneUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26pm BST The number of coronavirus patients admitted to intensive care units in Belgium has doubled in a month and the epidemic is spreading “intensively”, health officials warned on Monday, according to Reute...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Singapore, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Athens, Belgium, Melbourne, Reuters Belgium, Helena Smith, Coronavirus outbreak, MelbourneUK


'They didn't close the deal': New Zealand looks on in horror at Melbourne Covid-19 crisis

Australia and NZ were once both heralded as coronavirus success stories, but Victorian outbreak has sparked anxiety across the TasmanCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWeeks ago they were praised globally as two countries acting in tandem to eliminate the spread of Covid-19. But on Monday, New Zealanders watched in horror as some of their neighbours across the Tasman Sea began their strictest period of Covid-19 lockdown yet after a resurgence of cases – while their own c...
Tags: Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Melbourne, Nz, Tasman Sea, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Global cases pass 18m as Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures

Residents in state of Victoria wake up after first night of curfew; ‘major incident’ declared in Manchester; Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over handling of pandemic. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections pass 18mVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions including overnight curfewGreater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 casesAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.21am BST Honduras will extend...
Tags: Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Manchester, Victoria, Nancy Pelosi, Melbourne, Honduras, Reuters, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Birx


Coronavirus live news: Global cases near 18m as Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures

Residents in state of Victoria wake up after first night of curfew; ‘major incident’ declared in Manchester; Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over handling of pandemic. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions including overnight curfewGreater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST...
Tags: Science, Mexico, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Victoria, Nancy Pelosi, Melbourne, north west England, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Covid-19 in the Middle East: 'Normal life is back – including the tensions'

The Guardian’s international correspondent on the last few months in Jordan, where he is based, and across the region For most people, the first few days and weeks were pretty scary. We were reading stories about hospitals being overwhelmed, death rates growing exponentially. It’s never been as high here as it has been in Europe, but we did feel it here early on. It felt initially like an adrenaline rush. Jordan had one of the harshest lockdowns – for a period, you couldn’t leave your home for a...
Tags: Europe, Science, US, World news, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Jordan, Membership, Coronavirus outbreak


Amitabh Bachchan leaves hospital after catching coronavirus

Bollywood star idolised in India discharged three weeks after contracting ‘mild’ symptomsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.Bachchan’s actor-son, Abishek, who was admitted at the same time, remains in hospital. His daughter-in-law, Aishwarya Rai, and granddaughter Aaradhya were discharged last week. Conti...
Tags: Science, Film, India, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, Bachchan, Aaradhya, Aishwarya Rai, Coronavirus outbreak, Abishek


Coronavirus live news: Melbourne under curfew; worldwide cases near 18m

Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state of Victoria; India records nearly 55,000 new cases; UK planning to avoid a second national lockdown;Coronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in MelbourneSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.13pm BST A further five people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed repor...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, Mexico, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Coronavirus outbreak, MelbourneSee


Coronavirus live news: curfew under way in Melbourne as Victoria declares state of disaster

Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state; UK planning to avoid a second national lockdown; South Africa’s cases pass 500,000Victoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne Masks recommended in more circumstances in New South Wales Global report: curfew in Australia’s second-largest city as Mexico racks up daily recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.59am BST Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling miles...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, Mexico, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, New South Wales, Associated Press, Victoria, Melbourne, Gloucestershire


Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local Covid-19 spikes

What have resurgences around the world taught us about how local clusters emerge?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt is not always possible to pinpoint the origin of a local spike in cases, particularly in countries like the UK, where the disease is still circulating at relatively significant levels.But in countries where overall caseloads are lower, and with rigorous test-and-trace schemes, it has been possible to pinpoint the factors that have sparked or fuelled loca...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, UK, Science, Biology, Singapore, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Victoria declares state of disaster and nightly curfew for Melbourne

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown; Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state; South Africa’s cases pass 500,000. Follow the latest updatesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne Masks recommended in more circumstances in New South Wales Melbourne’s stage 3 Covid-19 lockdown rules explainedThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.07am BST That’s it fr...
Tags: Science, Australia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Boris Johnson, Victoria, Melbourne, Manly, Sydney Australia, Ben Quinn, Manly Beach


Coronavirus live news: Victoria faces stage 4 lockdown as South Africa cases pass 500,000

Australian state braced for new announcement; South Africa accounts for more than half of Africa’s diagnosed Covid-19 infections; WHO anticipates “lengthy” pandemic. Follow the latest updatesVictoria to announce stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions with federal backingVictoria and Melbourne coronavirus mapMelbourne’s stage 3 Covid-19 lockdown rules explainedThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.25am BST The head of Mexico’s efforts to fight the cor...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, United Kingdom, Victoria, Melbourne, Greg Jericho, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live: South Africa cases reach 500,000, new cases double in Belgium

Crew onboard Norwegian cruise ship test positive for virus; Vietnamese tourist hotspot Da Nang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 9.25pm BST South Africa’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 have crossed half a million, the health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached a million. Africa’s mo...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Senate, Africa, US, World news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Da Nang, Reuters, BST South Africa


Coronavirus live: new cases double in Belgium, continue to rise in France and Poland

Crew onboard Norwegian cruise ship test positive for virus; Vietnamese tourist hotspot Da Nang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 8.16pm BST 36 crew members confined on the Norwegian cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Saturday, according to AFP. The ship’s company ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, Germany, Berlin, World news, Infectious Diseases, Poland, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Hurtigruten, Da Nang, Afp, Roald Amundsen, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: cases continue to rise in France and Poland

Vietnamese tourist hotspot of Danang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 3.13pm BST Staff at a hospital in north-west England are to be rapidly tested for coronavirus to “control the spread of the infection”.Stockport NHS Foundation Trust said a “small number” of patients and staff had been identified as having the v...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, France, World news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Poland, Boris Johnson, Lampedusa, Danang, north west England, Stepping Hill Hospital, Martello


Coronavirus live news: England rocked by easing u-turn as Australia cases mount

Almost 300,000 new infections on Friday, led by US, Brazil and India; Boris Johnson warns of second lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 7.20am BST A week is a long time in a coronavirus pandemic – a fact the UK government has learned all too painfully. Avoiding a one-week delay to lockdown in March would potentially have halved the death toll, it has previously emerged....
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Australia, India, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Victoria, US Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record global daily cases as Victoria announces 397 new cases and three deaths

Almost 300,000 new infections on Friday, led by US, Brazil and India; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearThe week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 3.11am BST The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has faced a grilling over reports that the families of people in aged care homes stricken by the coronavirus are unable to find out which hospitals their loves ones have been moved to. Andrews said the federal go...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Boris Johnson, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Andrews, US Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record global daily cases as easing on hold in England

Almost 300,000 new infections on Friday, led by US, Brazil and India; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown; Victoria braced for more restrictions in Australia. Follow all the developments liveThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this year 1.10am BST In Australia, the state of Victoria is mulling further restrictions to curb the rise in case numbers. The state has recorded more than 1,300 new infections over the past two days, including a record ...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, India, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Who, Boris Johnson, Victoria, GlaxoSmithKline, Trump, Sanofi, US Brazil


Baldness and rashes? Experts split over unusual Covid-19 risk factors and symptoms

Academics analyse whether hair and hearing loss may also be linked to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom hearing loss and rashes, to being tall and bald, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, a host of new symptoms and risk factors are being linked to the virus. We take a look at the evidence. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Science, Biology, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Disability, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Beauty, Microbiology, Deafness And Hearing Impairment, Hair Loss, Coronavirus outbreak


Parts of northern England face new restrictions – as it happened

Spain reports 1,229 new infections; France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a row. This blog is now closed. Stay up to date on our new blog belowCoronavirus – live updates 12.23am BST We closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on all of the latest global coronavirus news on our new blog below. Related: Coronavirus live news: England tightens restrictions, WHO says 'young people' behind some spikes 12.00am BS...
Tags: Japan, England, Science, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Department Of Health, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: parts of northern England face ban on indoor meetings between households

Spain reports 1,229 new infections, France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a rowAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST Under two hours before the new lockdown restrictions are due to kick in, people are still waitng for clarity from the government on the exact details of the restrictions.MP for Wigan and shadow...
Tags: Japan, England, Science, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Leicester, Wigan, Lisa Nandy, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain reports biggest rise in daily infections since lockdown lifted in June

Spain reports 1,229 new infections on Thursday, France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a rowAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.07pm BST Nepal will reopen its Himalayan mountains including Mount Everest to climbers for the autumn season, officials said on Thursday, to boost the touri...
Tags: Japan, Science, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Nepal, Mount Everest, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Spain


Coronavirus live news: France rules out lockdown despite infections rise; Japan reports second day of record new cases

French prime minister says full lockdown must be avoided; Japan records 1,274 new cases on Thursday; number of global cases passes 17mAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.21pm BST Libya’s internationally recognised government in Tripoli will impose a full lockdown in areas of the country it controls, it said on Thursday, after a sharp rise in coronaviru...
Tags: Japan, Science, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Libya, Tripoli, Government of National Accord GNA, Caroline Davies, Coronavirus outbreak


Nasa launches Mars mission in search of evidence of ancient life

Perseverance rover will also trial technologies for future expeditions including oxygen productionNasa’s new car-sized robotic spacecraft is on its way to Mars in a mission to search for evidence of ancient life.The Perseverance rover successfully blasted off from the Cape Canaveral air force station in Florida on Thursday at 12.50pm UK time, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: France rules out 'catastrophic' second national lockdown despite rise in infections

French prime minister says full lockdown must be avoided; number of global cases passes 17m; Japan to lift ban on re-entry of some foreign residents starting next weekAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.32am BST Authorities imposed travel restictions on Thursday on people coming in and out of Urumqi, the capital of China’s western Xinjiang region, see...
Tags: Japan, Science, France, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Prague, Infectious Diseases, Xinjiang, Urumqi, Reuters, Coronavirus outbreak



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