Coronavirus disease 2019

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first case was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The disease has since spread worldwide, leading to an ongoing pandemic.

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Coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall across England, with one in 220 people testing positive for the virus outside of hospital, latest figures..
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Singer Ian Brown has pulled out of a music festival claiming the event was demanding COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of entry.
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Society will need to learn to live with a "substantial" degree of coronavirus mortality but the worst appears to be over, a government scientific adviser has..
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The Pope has arrived in Iraq for an historic weekend visit which carries both symbolism and risk.
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A 1% pay rise for NHS workers is "the most" the government can afford due to the economic cost of the COVID crisis, a health minister has told Sky News.
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President Jair Bolsonaro has told Brazil to stop "whining" about coronavirus and move on from the disease.
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Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Railways has termed the hike in platform ticket rates as a "temporary measure" in the interest of the safety..
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This is the 2nd Nordic country with which India is holding a virtual summit. Last year Indian PM held a virtual summit with Denmark's leadership.
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Cyprus will let British tourists who have had both COVID vaccination doses into the country without restrictions from 1 May.
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The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers (HCWs) getting inoculated and vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs)..
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French residents who travel to Germany daily for work have reacted angrily after being told they must now get COVID tests every two days in order to cross the..
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Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), led by prof Utpal Tatu of the Department of Biochemistry have found a set of new proteins unique to..
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Italy and the European Commission have blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine destined for Australia.
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Italy and the European Commission have blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine destined for Australia.
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The UK has reported 242 more coronavirus-related deaths and 6,573 new cases in the latest 24-hour period, government data shows.
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A number of great apes have been given an experimental COVID-19 vaccine following an outbreak of the virus at a zoo in California.
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Coronavirus vaccines that have been tweaked to deal with new variants of the disease will be fast-tracked for authorisation, the UK regulator has said.
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The chancellor has vowed to build a "fairer" country in the memory of those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic after he outlined his budget.
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The UK has recorded another 315 COVID-related deaths and 6,385 cases in the last 24 hours, according to government figures.
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Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has petitioned the Election Commission against the use of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on advertisements of various..
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Police have arrested 84 suspects and seized thousands of fake COVID-19 vaccines in raids in China and South Africa.
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Covaxin is one of two Covid vaccines that was granted emergency use approval in the country in early January.
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England batsman Tom Banton says he is "feeling OK" after testing positive for Covid-19 at the Pakistan Super League.
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Average daily new cases of Covid-19 have increased with the seven-day average on March 2 recorded at 12,286, up from 8,635 in first week of February. The trend..
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced several measures to support people affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out an extra £65bn in COVID support for employees and businesses - but announced a freeze on income tax thresholds and a rise in..
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Celebrities who own businesses in Texas aren't ditching mask mandates and COVID safety protocols just because Gov. Greg Abbott says it's now cool to do so .....
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