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Coronavirus live updates: Global deaths rising; how pandemic affects energy markets

Global deaths from Covid-19 are accelerating, as the worldwide death toll approaches 1 million. The World Health Organization reported deaths rose by 8% last week compared to the week before, with more than 40,600 fatalities recorded. The U.S., Brazil and India account for the largest shares of that cumulative total, with the U.S. alone accounting… Read More »

Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university… Read More »

AstraZeneca begins final trials of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine enrolling 50,000 people

AstraZeneca begins final trials of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine enrolling 50,000 people worldwide and 30,000 in the US as company signs £15million manufacturing deal Thousands volunteers already being injected with jab in UK, Brazil, South Africa Preliminary data from phase 3 trials expected ‘soon’, said lead jab researcher  Developers say they hope to deliver the… Read More »