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It comes as scientists working on the Covid vaccine raise the prospect of having a booster dose available by the autumn.
Here's what we know about the president's health.
The ‘new normal’ following lockdown is going to see you having to wear a face mask. Here’s all you need to know about what types of face masks there are and the protection they can offer.
A total of 16,060 patients have so far died in hospital after testing positive for the illness in the UK.
Supermarkets have been hit with empty shelves, as fears growing over coronavirus cause shoppers to panic-buy. Essentials like toilet roll and hand wash are in short supply, despite the government saying there is no need to stockpile - so why are people doing it? We spoke to consumer psychologist Dimitrios Tsivrikos to find out why we’re feeling the urge to stockpile.
Italy has imposed a quarantine on the entire country in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus, telling its some 60 million residents to stay at home as travel restrictions are put in place and public gatherings are banned. We spoke to residents to find out what life is like under lockdown.
Health experts explain transmission and infection, plus how you can protect yourself against the disease.
A child is among five Britons diagnosed with coronavirus while staying at a ski resort in France.
But leader Carrie Lam refused to give in to calls from striking medical workers to close the border completely.
Hundreds of millions of people are expected to travel both domestically and abroad for Lunar New Year, prompting fears the coronavirus could spread quickly.