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Need for strong independent broadband sector highlighted by Public Accounts Committee report

London, UK, 8 January – Today’s report by the Public Accounts Committee highlights the challenges involved in meeting the Government’s gigabit broadband ambitions. Replacing the copper phone network with the full fibre and high-speed wireless infrastructure of the future is a big project requiring co-ordination between government, industry, local authorities and other stakeholders. The fast-growing… Read More »

Europe, North America have a ‘really clear’ need for Covid vaccine, says expert

With cases of the coronavirus disease still surging in the West, countries in Europe and North America have a “really clear” need for a vaccine, a medical expert said on Friday. Several European countries — including France, Germany and the U.K. — have had to reinstate lockdown measures to stem a resurgence in Covid-19. Over… Read More »

What you need to know about coronavirus today

[unable to retrieve full-text content]More than half a million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section

No need to panic about COVID-19 trial halts, FDA chief says. They show the system is working

Headlines about COVID-19 vaccine and drug trial pauses may ring alarm bells for millions of people watching their progress, but FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, M.D., has another point of view. The breaks in the action actually show the development process is working as intended, Hahn told Bloomberg. “The system was designed to identify safety issues,” he… Read More »