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Covid: Raab defends ‘targeted’ new coronavirus measures

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has defended the “balanced, targeted and proportionate” new coronavirus measures amid criticism from some scientists. In England, people are being told to work from home if they can and rules on face coverings have been expanded. The measures have exposed a split among scientists. Prof John Edmunds, who advises the government,… Read More »

Norwegian CEO sees lower 2021 bookings, hopes for an ‘OK’ year, as cruises try to resume despite coronavirus

Cruise bookings for 2021 are down, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Lines Frank Del Rio told CNBC on Tuesday, acknowledging the sustained impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on global travel and the industry.  Cruise executives have previously painted a rosier picture of future bookings, touting pent-up demand as the pandemic has left ships stationed in… Read More »

England’s coronavirus outbreak has DOUBLED in a week, official estimates show

The numbers behind new lockdowns: Covid hospitalisations could reach levels seen in the first wave by OCTOBER, experts warn as ONS estimates England’s outbreak has DOUBLED in a week Office for National Statistics estimates of daily new cases has risen from 3,200 to 6,000 in the past week The body estimates there are a total… Read More »

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year and have enough to inoculate every American by April. “Hundreds of millions of doses will be available every month, and we expect to have enough vaccines for every American by April, and again… Read More »