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Coronavirus updates: Greece restarts tourism; European vaccine deal totals $843 million

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in a handful of U.S. states, prompting warnings from some health officials that greater precautions might be necessary to keep the health systems from being overwhelmed. As people grow fatigued from social distancing and other precautions, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are racing forward to develop treatments and […]

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Coronavirus updates: Germany’s contact tracing app to go live, France to reopen Paris restaurants

With multiple drugmakers in a push for a Covid-19 vaccine, countries are preparing for when it is finally available and putting deals in place with companies to prepare for the eventual distribution. AstraZeneca, which has a vaccine under development at Oxford and is expected to complete the experimental phase by the fall, agreed to deals with […]

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Coronavirus updates: Europeans sign deal with AstraZeneca for 400 million vaccine doses

As many U.S. states continue to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some are pausing their reopenings in the face of worrisome data around new cases and hospitalizations. States like Texas, Arizona and Arkansas have seen a surge in infections, calling into question aggressive reopening strategies.  Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday […]

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Coronavirus updates: WHO warns of ‘hotspots’ in Africa; Regeneron tests its potential therapy on humans

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. topped two million as the virus begins to spread more rapidly in some states that aggressively reopened, such as Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and others. While health officials expected cases to rise as states reopened, the focus now is on ensuring that surges don’t boil over into uncontrolled outbreaks.  […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Italian PM says ‘worst is behind us;’ Elvis Presley’s Graceland to reopen

Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world passed 5 million early Thursday as infections continue to accelerate in the Americas. Drugmaker AstraZeneca said it received more than $ 1 billion from the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, to develop a vaccine in partnership with the University […]

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Coronavirus live updates: India’s cases top 90,000; Brazil’s outbreak surpasses Spain and Italy

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.6 million Global deaths: At least 311,821 Most cases reported: United States (more than 1.4 million), Russia (272,043), United Kingdom, (241,461), Brazil (233,511) and Spain (230,698) The […]

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Coronavirus live updates: India surpasses China as cases spike; Italy eases travel restrictions

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.5 million Global deaths: At least 307,159 Most cases reported: United States (More than 1.4 million), Russia (262,843), United Kingdom (238,004), Spain (230,183), Italy (223,885). The data above was […]

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Coronavirus updates: South Korea cases rise as it tests thousands of contacts linked to club cluster

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.2 million Global deaths: At least 291,366 Most cases reported: United States (1,369,314), Russia (232,243), Spain (228,030), United Kingdom (227,741), Italy (221,216)  The data above was compiled by Johns […]