Coronavirus: UK secures early access to 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

The UK has secured early access to 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses through partnerships with pharmaceutical companies.Included in the figure are 30 million doses of a vaccine being developed by BioNTech and Pfizer, the first agreement the two compa

Coronavirus: UK secures early access to 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

Coronavirus: WHO reports record increase in global cases for second day in a row

The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases for the second day in a row on Saturday as the total rose by 259,848 in 24 hours.The biggest increases were in the US, Brazil, India and South Africa, according to a

Coronavirus: WHO reports record increase in global cases for second day in a row

Coronavirus: 85 babies test positive for COVID-19 in Texas

85 babies under the age of one have tested positive for coronavirus in Texas.More than 10,000 new cases were reported for a fifth consecutive day on Saturday, and another 130 people died after testing positive for COVID-19. "Please help us to s

Coronavirus: Donald Trump says he will not order all Americans to wear masks

Donald Trump has said he will not consider a national mandate requiring people to wear masks to combat the spread of coronavirus.Asked in an interview on Fox News to be broadcast on Sunday if he would consider the move, the US president said: "No, I

Coronavirus: Donald Trump says he will not order all Americans to wear masks

Coronavirus: Trump says he'll be 'right eventually' that COVID-19 will 'disappear'

Donald Trump has said he will "be right eventually" that coronavirus will "disappear" - as he insisted a surge in cases in the US would be brought under control.The president made the statements in a wide-ranging interview in which he also refused to

Coronavirus: Trump says he'll be 'right eventually' that COVID-19 will 'disappear'

Coronavirus: Shango the gorilla given COVID-19 test after fever

A gorilla at a zoo in Florida has been tested for COVID-19 after he was taken to an animal hospital to receive treatment following a fight with his younger brother.Zoo Miami says 31-year-old Shango - who weighs 433lbs - and Barney, 26, got into a fig

Coronavirus: Shango the gorilla given COVID-19 test after fever

Coronavirus: British pilot returns home after 65 days on life support in Vietnam

A Scottish pilot who was on life support for more than two months in Vietnam is returning home. Stephen Cameron, 42, was once Vietnam's most critical COVID-19 patient but has now been told he is virus-free and healthy enough to travel back to Scotlan

Coronavirus: British pilot returns home after 65 days on life support in Vietnam

Coronavirus: Vaccine could be available in first half of next year, says Imperial College expert

A COVID-19 vaccine could be rolled out across the country in the first half of next year if trials are successful, according to a leading UK scientist.Professor Robin Shattock, who heads a team developing a coronavirus vaccine at Imperial College Lon

Coronavirus: Vaccine could be available in first half of next year, says Imperial College expert

Coronavirus: Primark refuses £30m government bonus for bringing back furloughed workers

Primark will not take advantage of a £30m bonus offered by the government for bringing its staff back from furlough, the retailer has announced.The budget fashion brand has already brought back almost all 30,000 members of staff it furloughed in Marc

Coronavirus: Primark refuses £30m government bonus for bringing back furloughed workers

Coronavirus lockdown rules continue to ease in England, Scotland and Wales

Lockdown rules continue to be eased in England, Scotland and Wales as the three nations continue the long journey back to normal life.The latest changes include: England: Beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo parlours are allowed to open, as are

Coronavirus lockdown rules continue to ease in England, Scotland and Wales