Preliminary data from a study conducted at the University of Oxford indicates that the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca is effective against the Brazilian variant of the disease. Colette Luke has more.
An individual infected with the Brazil variant of coronavirus has been found, Public Health England has confirmed. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The decline was the worst in decades but beat forecasts from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, which estimated that Brazil’s 2020 GDP would shrink by 8 percent and 9.1 percent, respectively.
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The United States Congress is scrambling to complete work on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill before some existing pandemic-related benefits are due to expire. Freddie Joyner has more.
Six cases of a highly transmissible variant of coronavirus first identified in the Brazilian city of Manaus have been detected in Britain, English health officials said on Sunday. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Officials have identified the first UK cases of the Manaus variant of coronavirus, a new strain that may spread more rapidly and respond less well to existing vaccines.Public Health England (PHE) said on Sunday that six cases of the concerning P.1 variant first detected in the Brazilian city have been confirmed in Britain, three in England and three in Scotland.
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