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UK volunteers could be injected with coronavirus to test vaccines

London |Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST

The UK could be the first country in the world to carry out Covid 'challenge trials', where healthy volunteers would be deliberately infected with coronavirus to test possible vaccines, a report said.

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Israel tightens anti-coronavirus lockdown (Ld)

Tel Aviv |Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

The Israeli government on Thursday announced its decision to tighten the ongoing three-week anti-coronavirus lockdown as the number of new coronavirus cases in the country continued to increase in rec

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DMDK leader Vijayakant tests positive for coronavirus

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

Actor-turned politician and DMDK founder A.Vijayakant has tested positive for coronavirus and his condition is stable, said a private hospital where he has been admitted.

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Gujarat sees 1,372 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths

Gandhinagar |Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST

Gujarat on Wednesday saw 1,372 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,27,541, while the death toll rose to 3,370 as 15 more patients succumbed.

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Gujarat registers 1,402 more coronavirus cases, 16 deaths

Gandhinagar |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST

Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,402 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,26,169, while the death toll reached 3,355 as 16 more patients succumbed.

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Daily coronavirus cases in UK hit 4-month high

London |Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

With 4,422 fresh cases, the number of single-day coronavirus infections in the UK has hit a four-month record high since May, taking the overall tally to 390,358, official statistics showed.

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Second wave of coronavirus coming to UK: Boris Johnson

London |Saturday, 2020 9:45:06 AM IST

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of Covid-19 in Britain is "coming in", and his government may need to "intensify things to help bring the rate of infections do

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'Resurgence in nature due to coronavirus will push conservation' (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

Coronavirus might have given nature a break in the sense that people are increasingly staying at home, thus bringing down pollution levels, but sustainability needs to be ingrained into our planning D

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