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UK, which has the world's fifth highest Covid death toll, intends to commit $432 million to WHO as PM Johnson pushes for global network of research hubs to spot dangerous pathogens.
As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
The two cases, found in Shandong province’s Qingdao city during routine testing of port workers, will intensify concern in China over whether imported products are infectious.
The idea of challenge trials has gained momentum as the pathogen has spread around the world, but such tests exposing healthy people to the coronavirus also raise ethical questions.
About 700 million vaccine doses should be available by April. The vaccine candidates that are furthest along in development will need a two-dose regimen, CDC chief Redfield said.
The restrictions mark a reversal of UK govt's efforts to re-open the economy after the first national lockdown in March sparked the country’s deepest recession in over 100 years.
The grant was in response to request made by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to PM Narendra Modi to overcome the difficult economic situation in Maldives.
Of the roughly 320 vaccines being developed against COVID-19, one that favours a strong T cell response may be the key to long-lasting immunity.
The govt said the 85-year-old Australian Associated Press (AAP) was critical to media diversity and has been commitment to accurate, fact-based journalism and independent.
Trump’s own health experts have said they expect a vaccine at the earliest by November or December, if everything goes perfectly.