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Top US virus expert warns on fast-tracking vaccine

The top US virus expert has warned against rushing out a Covid-19 vaccine before it has been proven to be safe and effective. Speaking to Reuters news agency, Dr Anthony Fauci also said doing so could hurt the development of other vaccines. US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering plans to put out a vaccine […]

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UN chief warns COVID-19 pandemic risks new conflicts

Antonio Guterres says without concerted action, inequality, global poverty and violence could rise for years. The coronavirus pandemic not only threatens gains in fighting global poverty and building peace but risks exacerbating existing conflicts and generating new ones, the UN chief warned. Speaking at a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) video conference on Wednesday on […]

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China warns UK over 'interference' in Hong Kong

UK rejects allegations of ‘gross interference’ over response to China’s imposition of new security law in Hong Kong. China’s ambassador to London has accused the United Kingdom of gross interference in Beijing’s imposition of new security legislation in Hong Kong, as a pro-democracy activist appeared in court and called for international support. The UK has […]