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Coronavirus vaccine by Oxford-AstraZeneca produces immune response among adults.

If it works, a vaccine would allow the world to return to some measure of normality after the tumult of the pandemic.

U.S. election: Surge in coronavirus cases shapes final days of campaigning

A record of more than 83,000 infections were reported on Friday alone.

Colombia becomes second Latin American country to diagnose over 1M coronavirus cases.

The nation of 50 million saw cases peak in August and has seen a decline since but still continues to register around 8,000 new infections a day.

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Iran’s supreme leader urges authorities to prioritize fighting coronavirus.

Iran's death toll from the global pandemic topped 32,000 this week.

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Polish president becomes latest world leader to test positive for coronavirus.

Duda's infection comes as the country faces a surge in the COVID-19 epidemic, with new infections hitting a daily record of more than 13,600 on Friday.

North Korea claims dust from China carries coronavirus, warns people to stay inside.

The North Korean newspaper said citizens should refrain from outdoor activities and must follow prevention guidelines such as wearing masks when they go outside.

U.S. shatters record with over 84,000 new coronavirus cases in single day

Sixteen U.S. states also hit one-day records for new infections of the virus that causes COVID-19 on Friday, including five considered key in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

U.S. election: Biden, Trump lawyer up for potential court battle over the White House

The race is already thought to be the most litigated in American history, with some 260 lawsuits arising from the coronavirus by one tally.

World breaks record of daily coronavirus cases several times as 2nd surge grows.

The world is inching ever closer to reporting half a million cases in a single day, setting two new records within three days.

FDA approves first coronavirus drug, may help recovery.

The drug, which California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. is calling Veklury, cut the time to recovery by five days — from 15 days to 10 on average — in a large study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Coronavirus: Curfews, restrictions expand across Europe as cases rise.

Italy, Greece and France have all placed curfews amid the pandemic.

Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, breaking gov’t pledges.

The measures include limits on free movement and the closure of many stores, shopping malls and hotels, which will remain in place until at least Nov 3.

Growing deaths in South Korea spark fears over safety of flu vaccine program.

At least 13 vaccinated people have died, yet officials say they will not cancel the program, citing a "low possibility that the deaths resulted from the shots."

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Puerto Rico closes 911 call centres after employees test positive for coronavirus.

It's unclear how many employees tested positive.

CDC redefines what counts as close contact for coronavirus, adds short encounters.

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.

WestJet to start refunding flights cancelled amid COVID-19 pandemic.

WestJet is the first Canadian airline to provide cash refunds for all flights cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro rejects announcement coronavirus vaccine purchased from China.

Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello had announced the purchase Tuesday in a meeting with Sao Paulo Gov. Joo Doria, a foe of Bolsonaro's whose state is participating in the vaccine's development through its Butantan Institute.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro rejects announcement coronavirus vaccine purchased from China.

Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello had announced the purchase Tuesday in a meeting with Sao Paulo Gov. Joo Doria, a foe of Bolsonaro's whose state is participating in the vaccine's development through its Butantan Institute.

Melania Trump cancels campaign trip due to ‘lingering cough’ from coronavirus.

It was to be Mrs. Trump's first public appearance since recovering from the coronavirus, as well as her first time out on the campaign trail in more than a year.

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Ireland reimposes lockdown measures as coronavirus cases surge.

Unlike the first lockdown, this time, schools will stay open and essential services such as construction are allowed to continue.

Argentina becomes 5th country to surpass 1 million coronavirus cases.

Across Latin America, three other nations are expected to reach the 1 million case milestone in the coming weeks — Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

EU launches system that will link national coronavirus tracing apps together.

Tracing apps have been developed to break contagion chains by alerting people if they've been near someone who has been infected.

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Countries zero in on coronavirus hot spots as cases rise again globally.

The concept of containing hot spots isn't new, but it's being tested under new pressures as authorities try to avoid a resurgence, this time with weakened economies.

Coronavirus vaccine storage issues could leave 3 billion without access.

From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need non-stop sterile refrigeration to stay potent and safe.

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Global coronavirus cases pass 40 million as nations struggle with 2nd wave.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic.

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