Frontrunners in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine pledged to avoid shortcuts on science as they face pressure to rush a shot to market.
Europe’s fears of a virus resurgence are becoming reality with France hitting a new peak and infections rising in Germany. In the U.K., officials are drawing up tighter rules on home gatherings, while the central bank’s chief economist backed a plan to wean people off state support. Lockdowns and business closures caused consumer spending in the euro area to plunge in the second quarter.
Meanwhile, China’s President Xi Jinping took a victory lap in a ceremony hailing his country’s success in suppressing the pandemic first discovered on its soil, and Hong Kong took steps to ease restrictions. For Covid apps, a tug of war between privacy and efficiency
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Subscribe to a daily update on the virus from Bloomberg’s Prognosis team here . Click CVID on the terminal for global data on coronavirus cases and deaths. India’s virus cases pass Brazil to make it world’s second-worst hit country Boris Johnson’s officials are drawing up tighter rules on home gatherings in England to stop the spread of coronavirus, as the government’s pandemic strategy comes under renewed pressure from a surge in cases. The prime minister’s team is looking at measures to cut the legal maximum number of people who can meet inside a private home from the current 30, a senior government official said.
With the coronavirus’s next wave in full swing in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor […]