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    Russia develops seven vaccine prototypes against coronavirus

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 03:16pm on March 28, 2020

    Russia’s Federal Medical Biological Agency has developed seven vaccine prototypes against the novel coronavirus, the agency’s head, Veronika Skvortsova, said on Friday...

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    South America ‘a new epicentre’ of COVID-19: WHO

    Agence France-Presse .Geneva | Updated at 11:38am on May 23, 2020

    South America has become ‘a new epicentre’ of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, following a surge in the number of...

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    Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection: studies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:08pm on May 21, 2020

    Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the journal Science, looked at...

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    Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:48pm on May 20, 2020

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had already been hit by changing consumer habits and fears that the product causes cancer...

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    WHO warns world may have to learn to live with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:40am on May 14, 2020

    The new coronavirus may never go away and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it, the World Health Organisation warned on Wednesday...

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    Frozen chicken wing tests positive for COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:02pm on August 14, 2020

    Chinese authorities say a sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus in Shenzhen. The sample was tested during screening...

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    Mexico, Argentina aim to roll out vaccine early next year

    Agence France-Presse. Mexico City | Updated at 10:36am on August 14, 2020

    Mexico and Argentina aim to have a coronavirus vaccine available for Latin America early next year under a production agreement with drugs giant AstraZeneca, the...

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    Brazil state signs deal to make Russian vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Brasília | Updated at 10:36am on August 13, 2020

    The Brazilian state of Parana signed a deal Wednesday to test and produce Russia's new coronavirus vaccine, though officials stressed they would have to be...

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    WHO wants to review Russian vaccine safety data

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:31am on August 12, 2020

    The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced...

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    Masks help reduce COVID-19 transmission: Study

    Xinhua/UNB. Washington | Updated at 01:26pm on August 04, 2020

    A new study says US communities that made using masks in public compulsory saw a decline in the spread of coronavirus. After five days of...