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Second UK lockdown? COVID hospital admissions doubling every eight days – Reuters

Britain’s health minister said on Friday that the novel coronavirus was accelerating across the country, with hospital admissions doubling every eight days, but refused to say if another national lockdown would be imposed next month.

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britains health minister said on Friday that the novel coronavirus was accelerating across the country, with hospital admissions doubling every eight days, but refused to say if another national lockdown would be imposed next month.
FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen in a drive-in coronavirus testing centre amid an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Twickenham in London, Britain September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville
The United Kingdom has reported the fifth larg…

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NSW records no new community transmission for third consecutive day – 9News

New South Wales has recorded no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 in NSW for third day in row.

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MS lifeline as drug that can slow disease listed – Chinchilla News

Patients who develop the second progressive stage of Multiple Sclerosis will only have to pay $41 for a drug that helps slow down the disease.

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Patients living with multiple sclerosis have been granted a lifeline with the federal government listing a drug that can help slow down the progression of the disease.
The move will mean all patients who might benefit from “Mayzent” will only have to pay $41 per script rather than the estimated $25,000 yearly cost.
Multiple sclerosis, known as MS, is the most commonly acquired neurological disease in younger adults with more than 25,600 Australians living with the condition.
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Rush for results could lead to inferior Covid vaccine, say scientists – The Guardian

Push to roll out injections may see elderly miss out on effective coronavirus inoculations

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Scientists have warned that early adoption of a Covid vaccine with only moderate effectiveness could disrupt efforts to test and create improved versions. Immunising against the disease is not going to be a simple business of turning off the virus once the first vaccine appears, they say. In fact, there could be considerable confusion as researchers struggle to pinpoint the best versions for different vulnerable groups, such as the elderly.
The vaccines coming through fastest are the most experimental….

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