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7.12pm GMT Here is a quick re-cap of the recent Covid news from around the world: 6.43pm GMT Stricter lockdown rules are being enacted in Portugal to try and contain the spread of Covid-19 which is pushing hospitals to their full capacities (see earlier posts). Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2021/jan/18/coronavirus-live-news-brazil-approves-two-covid-vaccines-for-emergency-use-as-us-nears-400000-deaths
Author : Yohannes Lowe (now); Ben Quinn, Caroline Davies and Helen Sullivan (earlier)
Publish date : 2021-01-18 19:14:46
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