Covid live: UK minister not ruling out ‘circuit breaker’ before Christmas; Netherlands lockdown begins

Health secretary says government keeping ‘everything under review’; shops closed and Christmas plans in disarray as lockdown comes into force

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Coronavirus live news: Germany may use Russian and Chinese vaccines; Pfizer pledge for 75m extra doses to EU

Debate around other vaccines highlights depth of vaccine crisis in Germany; Pfizer/BioNTech to ramp up production

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Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 490,000; soldiers sent to Italian town amid tension over new outbreak

WHO needs $31.3bn over 12 months for vaccines; France plans 1.3m tests to find ‘hidden clusters’; Mike Pence to hold first taskforce briefing in weeks

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