Sky News Breakfast: The latest in Gaza and impact of second COVID wave in Nepal

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    On the menu for Sunday:

    – Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he is “increasingly confident” England is on track for the government’s coronavirus roadmap after a new study saw a vaccine after two dose mean it is 88% effective.

    – Mount Nyiragongo in the DRC has erupted for the first time in nearly two decades.

    – Nepal is suffering a wave of coronavirus as the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital tries to cope with a lack of key equipment.

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