Coronavirus: Vaccine trial resumes and divorce ‘blossom’

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday. We’ll have another update for you on Monday morning.

1. The University of Oxford to resume the vaccine trial after a hiatus

Covid-19 vaccine trials are being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford You will resume after being temporarily discontinued due to side effects reported in a patient in the UK. Health Secretary Matt Hancock welcomed the news. at the same time, Who will get the vaccine first?

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2. “Working from home” is a long-standing ambition

Almost a third of the people in Wales He must work in or near the homeThe Welsh government said, even as coronavirus restrictions have been eased. Ministers suggested that this step could reduce overcrowding and pollution and improve work-life balance. If you have to go back to the officeFind out what your boss has to do to keep you safe.

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3. Expectations of a “divorce boom” as the closure leads to an increase in counseling inquiries

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a “tremendous strain” on relationships, a charity has warned, With the family attorney anticipating a “post-lockdown divorce boom”. Citizens Advice said views on their divorce webpage on the first weekend of September were up 25% compared to the same date in 2019.

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4. Stifling proms end after rule, Britannia! Row

An abridged version of BBC Symphony Orchestra It played in an empty Royal Albert Hall on Saturday the last night of the Proms. The 2020 Proms season has been drastically curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic, as the usual six-week season has been curtailed to two weeks of live shows, which are performed without an audience.

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5. Virtual Great North Run in 57 countries

Although this year’s official Great North Run event had to be canceled, Approximately 17,000 people will participate Across 57 countries and six continents, the organizers said.

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