Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.57 million globally and 178,574 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 1400 GMT on Wednesday.
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* The US House of Representatives will pass Congress’ latest coronavirus aid bill on Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, paving the way for additional $500 billion in economic relief.
* An old malaria drug touted by President Trump as a “game changer” provided no benefit and potentially higher risk of death for patients at US veterans hospitals, according to an analysis submitted for expert review.
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Source:: Independent Online