Coronavirus blog as it happened: surge testing to begin in east London after variants detected; WHO approves Moderna vaccine

Saturday’s news on Covid developments around the world

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Coronavirus live: US expected to announce new travel rules for India; record daily deaths in Turkey – as it happened

Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine has been approved for use on pregnant women in South Africa

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Coronavirus live news: India’s cases surging as deadly second wave spreads, Iran imposes 10-day lockdown

India records 145,384 new Covid-19 cases and 794 deaths, the highest number of fatalities in more than five months; lockdown ordered in Iran

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Prince Philip: tributes paid to Duke of Edinburgh after death aged 99

Prince Philip has died at 99. Follow the latest updates as the royal family and people around the world react to his death

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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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