Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 9 July 2020

Vaccine trials, 380 new UAE cases, Oman and Egypt ease restrictions - The Daily Update

The UAE begins the world's first Phase III clinical trial of inactivated Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE has started the world's first Phase III clinical trial of inactivated Covid-19 vaccine.

The Emirates 380 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday took the country’s total number of infections to 45,683. The global caseload has moved to 9.1 million.

Meanwhile, the first healthy volunteer received a dose of a potential Covid-19 vaccine from researchers in the UK. Abu Dhabi authorities say Mussaffah cases are fully contained. Egypt and Oman to ease coronavirus restrictions.

In non-coronavirus news, more than 1,000 legislators from across Europe signed a letter strongly opposing plans by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

Updated: June 24, 2020 03:30 PM

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