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The Pandemic – Week to Dec 15th

The United States gave the greenlight for the use of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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The Pandemic – Week to Dec 8th

Newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise globally. According to the World Health Organisation there were approximately 4 million new cases in the week to December 8th. Fortunately, after the steepest escalation in case rates through October and early-November since the pandemic began, daily case rates––though still marginally increasing––have stabilised in recent weeks.