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London/Sputnik: The United Kingdom registered 54,990 COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, a drop from 57,725 the day before, according to government figures. more
UK testing new drug to prevent COVID-19 development after Coronavirus contraction: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: UK scientists are testing a new drug to prevent people, who have been exposed to the coronavirus, from falling ill with COVID-19, media reported.

Panama bans entry of people who recently stayed or transited through UK, South Africa

Buenos Aires/Sputnik: Panama is temporarily prohibiting people who have recently been to the United Kingdom or South Africa from entering the country, the Ministry of Health said in a sta ...

New COVID-19 variants under the microscope as travel bans mount over UK mutation

New York: The UN health agency chief said on Monday that scientists have been working to understand new COVID-19 variants that have been reported in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Italy detects new mutated coronavirus strain in returnee from UK: Health Ministry

Rome/UNI: The new coronavirus strain with mutations has been detected in Italy in a person who recently returned from the United Kingdom, the Italian Health Ministry said on Sunday.

New COVID-19 virus: WHO maintaining 'close contact' with UK officials

London: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it is maintaining a 'close contact' with UK officials over the emergence of a new variant of coronavirus.

No indication new COVID-19 variant in UK interferes with vaccine effectiveness: WHO's Ryan

Moscow/Sputnik: The World Health Organization (WHO) is aware of reports that a new variant of COVID-19 has been identified in the United Kingdom, although there is no evidence to suggest ...

UK imposes restrictions on bird keepers after discovering more Avian Flu cases

Moscow/Sputnik: More cases of bird flu have been detected in the United Kingdom, prompting the authorities to obligate all bird keepers to keep them indoors at all times beginning from De ...

Covid-19: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for roll out

London: The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 for widespread use, media reports said.

UK to pilot revolutionary blood test potentially detecting 50 types of cancer

London/Sputnik: The United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) announced on Friday that trials of a revolutionary blood test developed by US company Grail to identify 50 types of ...