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UK approves dexamethasone for COVID-19 treatment

The United Kingdom government has approved the use of a widely-available steroid drug dexamethasone for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. According to the UK Health Ministry, the government-funded UK trial showed drug saved lives by …

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World's oldest man passes away

The world's oldest man has died at the age of 112. Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, became the oldest man in February following the death of Chitetsu Watanabe of Japan, who was also 112. Weighton was born in …

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UK to allocate $922 million to fight COVID-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confirm Britain's pledge of £388 million for vaccine research, tests and treatments, which is part of a wider £744 million ($922 million) towards the global effort against the …

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Oxford dictionary revised to record impact of Covid-19

With terms such as WFH, social distancing and self-isolation now in common parlance, the Oxford English Dictionary has made an extraordinary update to include Covid-19 and words related to the pandemic in its definitive record of the English …

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Prince Harry drops his royal surname

Prince Harry has dropped his royal surname while registering his eco-friendly tourism firm Travalyst, according to Daily Mail. In documents filed to register his new eco-friendly tourism initiative, Travalyst, Harry seems to have done …

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Boris Johnson leaves intensive care

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson left intensive care on Thursday evening as he continues to recover from COVID-19, but he remains under close observation in hospital, his office said. Johnson was admitted to St …

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