UK sees 100,000 sign up for COVID-19 vaccine tests

More Britons are being urged to contribute to future vaccine trials after an initial 100,000 volunteers signed up.

Those who add themselves to the registry can be contacted by researchers organising large-scale clinical trials of coronavirus vaccines.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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