Day: May 6, 2020

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Coronavirus vaccine: Italy boasts finding ‘world’s first vaccine’ but UK tests weeks ahead | World | News

Scientists at the Rome-based Takis Biotech have tested the jab on mice and took the antibodies they made in response. The early results from the lab tests show the antibodies created could stop human cells being infected with COVID-19. Luigi Aurisicchio, chief executive at Takis Biotech, wants trials to begin in the autumn. He said: […]

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Iran’s president says an end to UN arms embargo is a ‘right’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Iranian president said Wednesday that lifting a U.N. arms embargo on Tehran would be an “obvious right” and added a veiled warning of unspecified steps Iran could take if the embargo is extended, as the United States wants. Hassan Rouhani’s remarks were in response to a push by the U.S., […]

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Australia, New Zealand Float Coronavirus Travel Bubble

Earlier on Tuesday, Ardern addressed reporters in Wellington, New Zealand, explaining mandatory quarantine at either end of a trans-Tasman domestic tourism market would defeat the purpose of the bubble. “People wouldn’t travel if they had to stay on either side in quarantine for a two-week period,” Ardern said. “I think everyone would acknowledge it would […]

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