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Full list of countries on the UK’s new quarantine ‘red list’

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Whole-town study reveals more than 40% of COVID-19 infections had no symptoms

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Full list of countries on the UK’s new quarantine ‘red list’  The UK government has published a full list of countries A new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries has been laid out by Downing Street, in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus at bay. UK nationals and residents returning from these destinations will …

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The UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk next week. The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), ahead of decisions by the …

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A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research, from the University of Padova and at Imperial College London, published today in Nature, suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19. They also argue …

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The Africa Cup has been postponed by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic and is now to be held in Cameroon in January 2022. The African football confederation (CAF) said on Tuesday. “After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022,” the CAF …

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