November 24, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: Oxford vaccine trial on hold; new cases in Portugal and Netherlands highest since April

Vaccine trial paused again; 1,140 new cases in the Netherlands; Portugal reports 646 new cases; climate change ‘unabated by lockdowns

6.03pm BST

The governor of Brazil’s São Paulo state said today that phase 3 clinical trials of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd have shown promising results and it may be available to Brazilians as early as December.

Governor João Dória added that phase 2 trials of the potential vaccine had shown an immune response of 98% in the elderly.

5.49pm BST

Here is a picture of Pope Francis wearing a mask in public today – the first time he had done so, according to Reuters. You can find details of what he said at his weekly general audience in an earlier blogpost.

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