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As it happened: US protesters should 'highly consider' virus tests

   

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Malaria drug 'does not save lives' from coronavirus

   

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Vaccine summit exceeds target to raise almost £7bn

   

   At the UK-hosted summit, Boris Johnson said up to eight millions lives will be saved by the funding.
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   Rafatou holds her son while waiting for him to be vaccinated, at Gamkalé health centre, Niger
   

Stalled vaccine schemes 'put young lives at risk'

   

   Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.
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   A nurse preparing a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine at a community healthcare centre in China.
   

Drugs firm to begin making potential virus vaccine

   

   AstraZeneca says it could provide two billion doses of a potential vaccine, helped by backing from Bill Gates.
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Influential study on coronavirus drug withdrawn

   

   Researchers flagged concerns with data after suggesting hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death.
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   New York protest
   

As it happened: US protesters should 'highly consider' virus tests

   

   Officials advise Covid-19 tests for those protesting against George Floyd's killing in virus-hit cities.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * World

   Anti-malarial drugs
   

Malaria drug 'does not save lives' from coronavirus

   

   Hydroxychloroquine has become controversial but it is not a treatment for Covid, say Oxford researchers.
     * 15h15 hours ago
     * Health
     * Comments

   A health worker gives a vaccine to a child in Indonesia
   

Vaccine summit exceeds target to raise almost £7bn

   

   At the UK-hosted summit, Boris Johnson said up to eight millions lives will be saved by the funding.
     * 24ha day ago
     * Health

   Rafatou holds her son while waiting for him to be vaccinated, at Gamkalé health centre, Niger
   

Stalled vaccine schemes 'put young lives at risk'

   

   Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * Health

   A nurse preparing a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine at a community healthcare centre in China.
   

Drugs firm to begin making potential virus vaccine

   

   AstraZeneca says it could provide two billion doses of a potential vaccine, helped by backing from Bill Gates.
     * 22ha day ago
     * Business

   Anti-malarial drugs
   

Influential study on coronavirus drug withdrawn

   

   Researchers flagged concerns with data after suggesting hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death.
     * 1da day ago
     * Health

   Market stall
   

How dangerous is lifting lockdown?

   

   Why is lifting restrictions being described as a "dangerous moment"?
     * 4d4 days ago
     * Health
     * Comments

   Anti-malarial drugs
   

Malaria drug 'does not save lives' from coronavirus

   

   Hydroxychloroquine has become controversial but it is not a treatment for Covid, say Oxford researchers.
     * 15h15 hours ago
     * Health
     * Comments

   A health worker gives a vaccine to a child in Indonesia
   

Vaccine summit exceeds target to raise almost £7bn

   

   At the UK-hosted summit, Boris Johnson said up to eight millions lives will be saved by the funding.
     * 24ha day ago
     * Health

   Rafatou holds her son while waiting for him to be vaccinated, at Gamkalé health centre, Niger
   

Stalled vaccine schemes 'put young lives at risk'

   

   Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * Health

   A nurse preparing a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine at a community healthcare centre in China.
   

Drugs firm to begin making potential virus vaccine

   
   Anti-malarial drugs
   

Influential study on coronavirus drug withdrawn

   
   Market stall
   

How dangerous is lifting lockdown?

   

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Fergus Walsh: The mystery of early 'Covid' cases

   
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Is R number balanced on knife edge?

   
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   James Gallagher

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   There are concerns coronavirus might be starting to spread in parts of England again.
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   Protests following the death of George Floyd have brought some important phrases into the spotlight.
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Brain injury patient cycling for NHS 'heroes'

   
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   Tim Harthill is yet to walk but his team hope to clock up the equivalent of Land's End to John O'Groats and back.
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Olympian Nile Wilson on mental health struggles

   Nile Wilson opens up on the mental health struggles he has faced.
The Rio Olympian says he found himself in a "difficult spot" and wants to help others.

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'Unscrupulous' firms targeting key workers

   
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   The companies promise big tax savings, but some NHS staff could end up severely out of pocket.
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How Bill Gates became 'voodoo doll' of Covid-19

   
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   The ex-Microsoft head is currently the target of all kinds of outlandish theories and false claims.
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   Alex Wright from Leicester takes us through his weekly spending during the coronavirus pandemic.
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