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COVID-19 Scan for Jul 15, 2021

Early monoclonal antibody combo for COVID-19 cuts hospital, death ratesYesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine results from a phase 3 trial...

Mixed messages mean a face mask muddle when law is lifted in England | Coronavirus

No wonder people are confused. When England takes the final step in the roadmap out of lockdown on Monday, wearing masks will cease...

Surge in alcohol-related deaths during England lockdown, report finds | Alcohol

Increased drinking during the Covid pandemic may have fuelled a sharp rise in deaths from diseases caused by alcohol, data for England suggests.Hospitality...

Data officers raid two properties over Matt Hancock CCTV footage leak | Matt Hancock

Two residential properties in the south of England have been raided by data protection officers, as part of their investigation into who leaked...

Tesco and John Lewis will ask customers and staff to wear face masks | Retail industry

Tesco and John Lewis have joined Waterstones and Sainsbury’s in recommending that customers and staff continue to wear face masks in their shops...

Asos sales rise but CEO warns of more short-term Covid volatility | Asos

Sales at Asos climbed by almost a fifth in the last quarter but the online fast-fashion retailer has warned that there is still...

Tweaks to make NHS Covid app less sensitive being delayed for weeks | Coronavirus

Plans to tweak the NHS Covid app to make its alerts less sensitive and avoid mass disruption to people’s lives will not be...

UK politics live: minister suggests government will reject plan for £3bn sugar and salt tax | Politics

Good morning. As Patrick Butler and Damian Carrington report, this morning an independent review commissioned...

Rishi Sunak says UK is bouncing back as payrolls soar in June | Economic recovery

Rishi Sunak said Britain’s economy was bouncing back after the latest official figures showed the number of workers on payrolls surged in June...

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