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Death rate ‘back to normal’ in UK

Image copyright Getty Images The number of deaths registered in the UK over one week has fallen below the five-year average for the first time since mid-March. More than 80% of local authorities in Great Britain have also seen death rates fall to normal levels. The decrease reflects a decline …

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Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial to restart

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trials will discover whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent coronavirus infection Trials of the controversial anti-malarial drug taken by US President Donald Trump to try to prevent catching coronavirus are to be resumed. UK regulators say hydroxychloroquine and a similar drug chloroquine can be given to …

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