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Covid update: USA ‘not controlling’ pandemic; India 90% milestone; vaccine trial

Oct 26, 2020 00:57 IST
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From India reaching an important milestone regarding recovery rate, to a controversial statement by a top aide of US President Donald Trump - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. India’s recovery rate touched 90%. This is the total number of recovered patients compared to total infections. The government said that 10 states account for 80% of latest deaths. US expert Anthony Fauci said that it might be known by December 2020 whether a vaccine is safe and effective. However, he added that widespread vaccination would happen only by 2021. Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows reportedly said that the US administration is not going to control the pandemic and instead strategise to control the fact that it gets vaccines, therapeutics etc. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

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