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What Joe Biden’s inauguration will look like
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What Joe Biden’s inauguration will look like

Covid restrictions and fears of further violence have forced changes to ceremony
18 Jan 2021
Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse
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Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse

Political crisis triggered as ex-PM withdraws party from governing coalition
14 Jan 2021
What we know about the Brazilian Covid strain
Mass graves dug for Covid victims in Manaus
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What we know about the Brazilian Covid strain

Government imposes travel ban in response to mutation that may evade antibodies
14 Jan 2021
Will Mitch McConnell be Donald Trump’s judge and jury?
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell arrives at the US Capitol
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Will Mitch McConnell be Donald Trump’s judge and jury?

Influential Republican senator gives nod to his party over impeachment proceedings
13 Jan 2021
Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?
Donald Trump pockets his phone
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Should Twitter have the power to ban Trump?

Critics describe the move as ‘censorship’ based on ‘political preferences’
12 Jan 2021
How Janssen’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine works
A researcher sorts samples during phase three trials of the vaccine in Colombia
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How Janssen’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine works

The US-developed jab may get green-light for use in UK within weeks
11 Jan 2021
The South African coronavirus mutation
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The South African coronavirus mutation

Scientists fear that the new mutation may be less susceptible to vaccines
5 Jan 2021

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Four key facts about the UK’s new year Covid spike
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Four key facts about the UK’s new year Covid spike

Almost 25,000 people in hospital with the virus as infections continue to climb nationwide
4 Jan 2021
Mutant Covid: how dangerous is it?
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Mutant Covid: how dangerous is it?

A mutation first detected in Kent is far more infectious - but scientists hope that vaccines will still work against it.
22 Dec 2020
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