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Covid: Bigger Manchester to switch to tier 3 restrictions from Friday

Publishedduration7 hours agomedia captionBoris Johnson says Greater Manchester will move into Tier 3Greater Manchester will move to England's highest tier of coronavirus restrictions from Friday at 00:01 BST, the prime…

Covid: Recent year firebreak lockdown ‘can’t be ruled out’

Publishedduration8 hours agomedia captionStay at home urged amid new year lockdown warningWelsh ministers say they cannot rule out imposing another firebreak lockdown early in 2021 if Covid-19 starts spreading quickly…

UK Plans COVID-19 ‘Sing’ Trials That Deliberately Infect Volunteers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will help to fund trials using a manufactured COVID-19 virus to deliberately infect young healthy volunteers with the hope of accelerating the development of vaccines against…

NYS COVID-19 take a look at positivity rates building blended: governor

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 test positivity rates in New York State trended mixed on Monday, as the rate in the "Red Zone" focus areas, where the…

Covid vaccine won’t be on hand in UK till spring, says Vallance

A vaccine against coronavirus will not eradicate the disease or be widely available before the spring, the government’s chief scientific adviser has cautioned, following reports that a jab could be…

Covid: Better Manchester restrictions lengthen ‘puts lives at possibility’

Publishedduration11 hours agoimage copyrightPeter Byrne/PA Wireimage captionLocal leaders say more financial support is needed for Greater Manchester's businesses if tighter restrictions are to be imposedFurther delays to a decision on…

Covid-19: First UK airport coronavirus checking out begins

By Tom BurridgeTransport correspondent, BBC NewsPublishedduration2 hours agoPassengers flying from Heathrow to Hong Kong and Italy on Tuesday will be the first to have the option of paying for a…

As Covid-19 Roars Succor in Europe, Governments Procure More challenging on Rule Breakers

When coronavirus hit last winter, most Europeans followed strict lockdowns to stanch the pandemic. Fearful and united in their fight, people in countries from Italy to the U.K. managed by…

Can smartly-liked Covid sufferers gain the Trump medicine? It be OK to be pushy

When Terry Mutter woke up with a headache and sore muscles on a recent Wednesday, the competitive weightlifter chalked it up to a hard workout.By that evening, though, he had…

Covid-19: Firms warn of ‘catastrophic’ impact of most modern coronavirus principles

Publishedduration12 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesFirms are calling for more financial support to avoid "catastrophic consequences" from tougher coronavirus restrictions.Without more help there could be mass redundancies and business failures, the…