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Covid 19 coronavirus: Global cases top 20 million as Russia registers vaccineCovid 19 coronavirus: Global cases top 20 million as Russia registers vaccine

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to register a vaccine against the virus.Russian... »more

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NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand locks down Auckland after first local coronavirus COVID-19 case in 102 days

New Zealand retirement village in Christchurch, in the South Island, has also gone into lockdown after residents displayed symptoms of respiratory illness.
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RUSSIAN

Coronavirus: Philippine president Duterte offers to be 'injected in public' with Russian vaccine to dispel safety concerns

'Experiment on me first, that's fine with me'
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VLADIMIR PUTIN

Russia becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess. The development paves the way for the mass..
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SPANISH FLU / DONALD TRUMP

Donald Trump claims the '1917' Spanish flu 'ended World War II'

US President Donald Trump has been roasted online for a weird gaffe he committed during today's White House media briefing.It came during a bungled attempt to compare the current coronavirus pandemic to the horrors wrought by the...
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AUCKLAND
New cases end New Zealand's 'COVID-free' status; Auckland back in lockdown
New Zealand announced on Tuesday it was shutting down its largest city, Auckland, after four new cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the city, the first evidence of…
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LITHUANIA / BELARUS
Belarus presidential challenger flees to Lithuania amid protests
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya insists she won but says she wanted to be with her kids. Belarus was hit with two nights of mass protests over the supposed election results.
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KAMALA HARRIS
News24.com | Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate
US Presidential hopeful Joe Biden has selected Kamala Harris as his running mate. She is the first black woman to serve in the role.
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HARRIS
Kamala Harris: Former prosecutor who skewered Biden in the debates built her career on being first
California senator could become the first woman of colour to run as vice president on a major political party's ticket
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