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The results suggest a new treatment reduces the number of patients needing intensive care, according to the UK company that developed it. The treatment uses a protein called interferon beta which the body produces when it gets a viral infection. Also we hear about Gaza’s disturbing cases of suicide, and Kanye West launches his 2020 presidential campaign.


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Donald Trump says US coronavirus mortality rate is among the lowest in the world
EU leaders hope fresh proposals can end deadlock over covid recovery package
Donald Trump has vowed not to order Americans to wear masks
The country's Coronavirus case-load has doubled in last three weeks
Moscow has denied responsibility
Ms Begum left London as a schoolgirl in 2015 to join the Islamic State group in Syria.
The US president insisted he had a "good relationship" with Dr Fauci
Beijing criticises recent commercial restrictions imposed by Washington and London
Ms Maxwell will go on trial in July 2021
The reversal comes after the US threatened Britain with intelligence-sharing sanctions
It says the pandemic will get far worse unless governments do more to stop it
Among those targeted are US senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, both outspoken critics
The move is to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to cope with a surge in cases
Present and former world leaders address the ceremonies
President Erdogan signed decree after court ruling allowing the move
Sergei Lavrov's warning came in an address to an international conference
But the court ruled this information did not have to be shared with Congress
Disruptions caused by the pandemic may lead to malnutrition in the poorest countries
Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to reopen schools