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 coverage6.49amBSTBritish tourists cancelling trips toFrance because they may have to quarantine for 14 days on their return might be upset, but the owners – often British too – of the places they had booked to stay are losing more than just a holiday.“For every potential visitor, there’s an owner who depends on that rental for their livelihood,” said Gavin Quinney, who runs a largefarmhouse g îte in Cr éon near Bordeaux and is now staring at a blank late August and a very shaky September.Related:British holiday home owners in France tell of quarantine worries6.36amBSTNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said Auckland ’s Covid-19 outbreak will get worse before it gets better, and warned of extended lockdowns after the country reported the first new cases in 102 days without community transmission.Ardern stressed New Zealand ’s approach of going hard early remained their best chance of slowing the spread and urged caution over growing misinform...
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Global initiative will supply 120m rapid antigen tests to low- and middle-income countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTests for Covid-19 that show on-the-spot results in 15 to 30 minutes are about to be rolled out across the world, potentially saving many thousands of lives and slowing the pandemic in both poor and rich countries.In a triumph for a global initiative to get vital drugs and vaccines to fight the virus, 120m rapid antigen tests from two companies will be supplied to low- and middle-income countries for $5 ( £3.90) each or even less.Continue reading...
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Substance has had promising results in ferrets, with hopes it may reduce transmissionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA nasal spray is under development that could nip a coronavirus infection in the bud, with promising results already seen in ferrets, researchers have revealed.With coronavirus infections surging around the world, the race is on to develop a vaccine. But researchers are also looking for other ways to tackle Covid-19.Continue reading...
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More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Here is their progressResearchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, withmore than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO).Continue reading...
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Jenny Mikakos quits in wake of inquiry into hotel quarantine;Madrid braces for lockdown as Spain reaches 716,481 total infections;surge in cases in AthensFigures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and row in SpainUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhat lessons can Europe learn from Sweden ’s experience?Why dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friend1.37amBSTThis blog is closing now but thanks for reading. You can keep following developments in the pandemic at our new live blog with Melissa Davey here:Related:Coronavirus live news: WHO warns 2m could die before vaccine; Victoria's health min...
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WHO warns death tollcould be higher than 2 million without concerted action;Madrid braces for lockdown as Spain reaches 716,481 total infections;surge in cases in AthensFigures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and row in SpainUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhat lessons can Europe learn from Sweden ’s experience?Why dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friend7.50pmBSTOfficials have stopped a Covid-19 testing study in theUSafter multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were threatened and face racial slurs.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled f...
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Authors: Mishra VN, Kumari N, Pathak A, Chaturvedi RK, Gupta AK, Chaurasia RN Abstract An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first reported in Wuhan City, China, in December 2019. Since then, the outbreak has grown into a global pandemic, and neither a vaccine nor a treatment for the disease, termed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is currently available. The slow translational progress in the field of research suggests that a large number of studies are urgently required. In this context, this review explores the impact of bacteriophages on SARS-CoV-2, especially conce...
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Authors: Madubueze CE, Dachollom S, Onwubuya IO Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2). It was declared on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization as pandemic disease. The disease has neither approved medicine nor vaccine and has made governments and scholars search for drastic measures in combating the pandemic. Regrettably, the spread of the virus and mortality due to COVID-19 has continued to increase daily. Hence, it is imperative to control the spread of the disease particularly using nonpharmacological strategie...
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When a contagious, deadly pandemic sweeps around the globe, people look to the World Health Organization (WHO) for guidance. It’s not easy to be the person in charge under those circumstances, but as director-general of the WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has led the way. Tedros, as he likes to be called, is one of the TIME100 honorees for 2020. During a TIME100 Talks interview with Senior Correspondent Alice Park, he discussed the WHO’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the dangers of politicizing a virus that knows no boundaries. March 11, 2020—the day the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic&mda...
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AbstractThe whole world is currently facing a pandemic of an infectious disease known as novel coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)  . This outbreak emerged unexpectedly and imposed a potential threat to humans, associated with the social and economic burden on the individual and federal governments. COVID-19, which initially started in Wuhan City of China and then spread to the whole world, has been declared a Public Health Em ergency of International Concern. The continuous increase in the number of confirmed cases leads to high mortality across t...
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Researchers hope to begin world ’s first human challenge trials at east London quarantine facility in JanuaryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHealthy volunteers in the UK could soon be deliberately infected with coronavirus in the world ’s first human challenge trial to find out which Covid vaccines work.Government-funded studies, which it is believed will be announced next week, could begin in January in London,the Financial Times has reported. Volunteers exposed to Covid-19 would be closely monitored in strict quarantine for as long as a month.Continue reading...
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