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    Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

    Two drug companies released comprehensive road maps of how they are evaluating their vaccines.

    Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

    A pharmaceutical company announced a potential treatment for patients with mild or moderate Covid-19.

    Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

    Who should get vaccines first? Bill Gates says deaths would be halved if rich countries didn’t get first dibs.

    Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

    Experts are urging drug companies to be more transparent about how they’re testing vaccines.

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    Stranded seafarers, refugee camp fire, Boeing: Here’s what you need to know.
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    30,380,034
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 18, 2020 11:00 am
    Italy
    293,025
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 18, 2020 11:00 am
    Spain
    625,651
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 18, 2020 11:00 am
    Iran
    416,198
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 18, 2020 11:00 am
    Germany
    269,298
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 18, 2020 11:00 am

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