Coronavirus: Evening update as minister resigns over Cummings row
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Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Tuesday evening. We'll have another update for you on Wednesday.1. Junior minister resigns over Cummings rowDouglas Ross has resigned as a government minister after Dominic Cummings' defence of his trip to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown. The Scotland Office minister's decision to…
Remdesivir, an anti-viral medicine that appears to reduce healing time for individuals with coronavirus, will be offered on the NHS Speaking at the day-to-day No 10 briefing, Health Secretary Matt Hancock stated it is “probably the biggest step forward in the treatment of coronavirus given that the crisis began”. However specialists have warned the drug, previously utilized against Ebola, shouldn’t be seen as a “magic bullet”.