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Iran virus deaths top 24,000: ministry

Deaths in Iran from the novel coronavirus have topped 24,000, the health ministry said Saturday, blaming reduced use of face masks by the public.

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Trump touts swift vaccine as Europe battles virus second wave

US President Donald Trump said Friday he expects enough COVID-19 vaccines "for every American" will be produced by next April, as a host of European countries imposed new local restrictions to reduce their spiralling case ...

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Dublin tightens virus curbs for second time this week

Coronavirus restrictions were tightened in Dublin for the second time in a week on Friday, as Ireland's capital becomes the epicentre of a fresh wave of infections countrywide.

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COVID-19 death toll unacceptably high: WHO

The COVID-19 weekly death toll of around 50,000 lives is unacceptably high, the World Health Organization said Friday as the one million fatalities landmark approaches.

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Drug shows promise in 1st largely minority COVID-19 study

A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics ...

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Another rapid COVID-19 test shows promise

(HealthDay)—Yet another rapid COVID-19 test has proven its mettle in spotting infection with the new coronavirus, this time in a British study.

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