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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer at PMQs | Politics

The results come amid growing fears that the variant, dubbed B117, has mutations that may reduce the effectiveness of the vaccines designed to protect against Covid-19. In a new study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, researchers from BioNTech collected blood samples from 16 people who had received the Pfizer vaccine in previous clinical trials. They found that a lab-made version of the virus - with all the mutations resembling the B117 variant - was neutralised by antibodies. The researchers said their results indicate its is “unlikely that the B117...
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Coronavirus live news: Beijing fights biggest outbreak for weeks; UK suffers record daily deaths

Germany extends lockdown to 14 February and tightens restrictions; US deaths pass 400,000; Beijing steps up Covid measures in response to biggest outbreak since DecemberBiden holds memorial for 400,000 Americans who have died of Covid-19Israel warns single Covid jab ‘less effective than we thought’Germany extends lockdown amid concern over variantsJapan’s hospitals close to collapse as serious Covid cases soarSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.49am GMT More on vaccinations in India now: Indian authorities hope to give vaccines to 300 million people. The recipients are to include 30 million doctors, nurses...
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Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria records 14 days with no local Covid cases as two tennis players test positive | Australia news

I think it’s a fair comment and that’s what was really disappointing. But there’s some very good people in that administration - I particularly worked closely with the vice-president ... and secretary Pompeo - I had the chance to talk to them in the last 48 hours and thanked them for that and wished them well. But it’s been very disturbing what we’ve seen particularly around Capitol Hill. But it had been a year full of violence, you know, in many ways last year in the United States. And I’m...
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West Ham v West Brom: Premier League – live! | Football

72 mins: West Ham win a free-kick on the left, which Cresswell sends infield. It comes off a defender and drops to nobody in particular. Soucek sees it, decides that maybe he can poke it, fall over and win a penalty. So he pokes it, falls over, and doesn’t win a penalty. He was on his way down before he was kicked, but I do think he was kicked. Source link...
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