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A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

Coronavirus Global Update BBC

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A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

    Trump: "We did something that was a medical miracle"

    Trump: "We did something that was a medical miracle"

    Donald Trump leaves the White House saying the vaccine was one of the great achievements of his presidency. Also: how doctors in Venezuela are struggling to treat Covid patients without PPE and running water, and the smart watches that may be able to detect if you have the virus.

    • 4 min
    Biden dismisses Trump decree on Covid visiting rules

    Biden dismisses Trump decree on Covid visiting rules

    Joe Biden says he'll overturn an attempt by President Trump to end travel bans for visitors from some countries. Also, India's mass vaccination programme is halted in some states because of issues with the app, and more tennis players test positive for Covid 19 at the Australian Open.

    • 4 min
    Unfair distribution of vaccine risks 'catastrophic moral failure' says WHO

    Unfair distribution of vaccine risks 'catastrophic moral failure' says WHO

    Rich countries are accused of hogging vaccines while poorest countries suffer. Also: Australia says its international border could be closed all year, and how wearing a mask incorrectly in Japan can affect your education.

    • 4 min
    Pakistan's drug regulators approve the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

    Pakistan's drug regulators approve the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

    Pakistan's neighbour, India, launched its own mass immunisation programme on Saturday. Also: the head of Britain's National Health Service says they have new coronavirus hospital cases "every thirty seconds", and Australian Open players hit out at Covid-19 isolation.

    • 4 min
    India begins world's biggest Covid vaccine drive

    India begins world's biggest Covid vaccine drive

    India aims to vaccinate more than 1.3 billion people against Covid-19. Also: US expects 'rapid growth' of virus variant; and getting the jab in UK while listening to Handel's Largo.

    • 4 min
    Biden reveals plan to tackle US Covid-19 pandemic

    Biden reveals plan to tackle US Covid-19 pandemic

    The US president-elect says the nationwide vaccine rollout so far has been a 'dismal failure'. Also: France to extend a six pm curfew across the country, and fake news 'causing UK South Asians to reject jab'.

    • 4 min

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