• US buys most supplies of key coronavirus drug - BBC News
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    The United States has struck a deal to buy almost the entire world supply of a drug that’s known to help people recover from Covid-19. In trials carried out in the UK and elsewhere the medicine – Remdesivir – was found to reduce the time spent in hospital for seriously ill patients. It’s one of ...
  • Coronavirus: Six months that changed our world - BBC News
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    On December 31 last year, Chinese media reported for the first time on an outbreak of viral pneumonia in the city of Wuhan. Six months later, Covid-19 has changed the world. We look back at its spread across the globe. Produced and edited by Peter Ball Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
  • World marks 50 years of Pride - despite Covid-19 - BBC News
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    It is 50 years since the first Gay Pride march in New York, and 51 since the Stonewall riots in the city which helped energise the fight for gay equality. Most Pride events around the world have been cancelled or moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic. But over the weekend, reduced numbers of people ...
  • From coronavirus doctor to Mr Gay World - BBC News
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    Spanish doctor Fran Alvarado has had at least one thing to celebrate in the coronavirus pandemic – becoming the new Mr Gay World. The 30-year-old, who lives in Madrid, was last year’s runner-up. But when this year’s contest was postponed to 2021 because of lockdown, he took over the title – weeks after recovering from ...
  • UN urges police around the world to stop using facial recognition Tech in protests - BBC News
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    The United Nations says police forces around the world should stop using facial recognition technology on people attending peaceful protests. The technology is already being used in Cardiff and Hong Kong. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog The UN human rights chief called Thursday for a “moratorium” on the use of facial recognition technology during peaceful protests, ...