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Hydroxychloroquine trial halted after 'failure to reduce Covid-19 deaths'

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The World Health Organisation said the malaria drug produced little or no reduction in the morality of hospitalised Covid-19 patients, as a record number of coronavirus cases were reported
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Coronavirus warning as global cases see record rise of 212,326 in 24 hours

Coronavirus warning as global cases see record rise of 212,326 in 24 hours

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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World sees record rise of 212,326 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

World sees record rise of 212,326 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

1 month ago   |   By Metro

A record 212,326 new coronavirus cases have been detected across the world in the past 24 hours.
New figures from The World Health Organisation show this is the largest rise since records began - more than 20,000 higher than the previous record.
The previous highest daily figure for new cases was 189,077, which was reported on June 28.
The new cases bring the total of Covid-19 infections worldwide to 10,922,324, with 523,011 people losing their lives to the pandemic.
America, which has the world's highest death toll, saw the highest number of new infections, with 53,213 recorded in the...
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Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The world has seen a record rise in coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, the World Health Organisation has said.
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