Coronavirus live news: EMA denies establishing link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots

Europe’s drug regulator denies finding connection between the AstraZeneca jab and rare blood clotting syndrome despite official’s claims earlier

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Coronavirus live news: Brazil sets new grim record with 1,910 deaths in 24 hours; Greece extends lockdown

Brazil suffers another day of record Covid losses; Greece prolongs lockdown to 16 March

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Coronavirus live news: ‘Highly likely’ BioNTech vaccine works against new variant; Taiwan confirms first local case since April

BioNTech’s CEO says tests being run on mutant strain; US could require negative Covid-19 tests for passengers from Britain

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Coronavirus live news: China confirms 137 local cases as Spain enters state of emergency

Restrictions eased in Australian state of Victoria; WHO warns against ‘vaccine nationalism’; Israel to begin first vaccine clinical trials next month. Follow the latest updates

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Coronavirus live news: Belgium PM warns country could go into second ‘complete lockdown’

Europe braces for second wave; Spain’s Covid-19 deaths could be 60% higher; global deaths near 650,000

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Coronavirus live news: Beijing says outbreak ‘extremely severe’ as dozens more cases emerge

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updates

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Coronavirus live news: cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany lifts travel warning for Europe

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks

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