Giving low doses of the generic steroid drug dexamethasone to patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 reduced death rates by around a third among those with the most severe cases of infection, trial data showed on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will provide a summer food fund for struggling families in England, bowing to pressure from England forward Marcus Rashford and his campaign to prevent children from going hungry during the coronavirus pandemic.
福利网站The number of people on British employers' payrolls fell by more than 600,000 in April and May as the coronavirus lockdown hit the labour market, and vacancies plunged by the most on record, data showed on Tuesday.
Britain will merge the Foreign Office and its international development ministry while retaining a commitment to spend 0.7% of gross national income on development aid, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.
福利网站England's Chief Medical Officer has hailed a finding that steroid drug dexamethasone can save the lives of those severely ill with COVID-19 as the most important trial result so far, as scientists seek effective treatments for the new disease.
Cobra Biologics on Tuesday said it had signed a supply agreement with AstraZeneca to manufacture its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, with a view to a first delivery of the potential vaccine to Britain in September.
福利网站Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev said he planned to launch an online Russian-language edition of British newspaper The Independent starting this month, Russia's RBC media portal reported on Tuesday.