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Spain and Russia see infections spike

People crowded on the streets during the first regulated day of sports practice and walks due to the contagion of Covid-19. (Photo by Paco Freire/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Paco Freire |SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images Europe has recorded a sharp rise in the number of new Covid-19 …

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Health experts wary about a possible new wave

People watch a film at an outdoor cinema in Muzeon Park of Arts during the 2020 Cinema Night in Moscow. Anton Novoderezhkin | TASS via Getty Images Health experts are concerned about the potential for a new wave of Covid-19 infections over the winter period, identifying several factors that could …

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WHO says children do a play a role in coronavirus spread

Students wearing protective masks raise their hands in a classroom as a teacher gives a lesson remotely at a public charter school in Provo, Utah, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. George Frey | Bloomberg via Getty Images The World Health Organization warned on Thursday that an increasing body of …

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Russia coronavirus vaccine to be tested on 40,000 volunteers, research institute claims

An employee at work at the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Healthcare Ministry that produces a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is to be produced at the institute and other Russian pharmaceutical plants. It will be available to general public on January 1, 2021. Vyacheslav …

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Germany, Spain record highest daily cases since April

Citizens walk at the pedestrian zone in Guetersloh, western Germany. Ina Fassbender | AFP | Getty Images Germany and Spain have both recorded their highest respective daily coronavirus infection rate since April, with other countries in the region also reporting a sharp rise in new cases. Several European countries have …

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UK postpones easing of lockdown restrictions in England

Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a media briefing in Downing Street, London, on coronavirus (Covid-19). PA Video – PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced a delay to the further easing of coronavirus restrictions in England for at least two weeks. …

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Trump says U.S. would have half the number of coronavirus cases if it did half the testing

US President Donald Trump delivers a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 14, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump insisted again Tuesday that the U.S. would have fewer coronavirus cases if it conducted less testing — …

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U.S. reports record 67,400 single-day spike of new coronavirus cases

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) lift a patient that was identified to have coronavirus disease (COVID-19) into an ambulance while wearing protective gear, as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, New York, U.S., March 26, 2020. Stefan Jeremiah | Reuters The United States reported 67,417 new …

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