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German coronavirus smartphone tracing app goes live

Germany sought to mobilize the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app that seeks to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps in Europe that governments hope will revive travel and tourism.

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel and tourism safely.

Factbox: AstraZeneca's potential coronavirus vaccine

British drugmaker AstraZeneca's latest agreement to manufacture its potential COVID-19 vaccine, with Cobra Biologics, aims for first delivery of the candidate shot to the UK in September.

As coronavirus returns, Beijingers face disruption, anxiety

Beijing's scramble to contain a coronavirus outbreak, just over a week after containment measures had been eased and life had returned to near-normal, is disrupting activity for many residents and fueling concerns of further tightening.

Lighting maker Signify: UV light 'degrades' coronavirus quickly

Signify, the world's largest lighting manufacturer, said on Tuesday researchers at Boston University had confirmed an ultraviolet light made by the company works to degrade most coronavirus in a laboratory setting in a matter of seconds.

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