Coronavirus live news: no widespread vaccination until mid-2021, says WHO; cases rise across Europe

‘We need to see how safe it is,’ WHO stresses; Italy reports biggest rise since 2 May while Spain and France both report thousands of new cases

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Coronavirus live news: US deaths near 150,000 as Hong Kong warns hospitals could collapse

Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system; pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj begins; WHO warns pandemic is ‘one big wave’

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Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong and California see record daily cases; ‘huge discrepancy’ in South Africa death toll

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15m

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