Monday, 23rd November Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
Britain’s Princess Michael, the wife of Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, is recovering from severe fevers and fatigue after testing positive for COVID-19, her spokesman said.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out new measures to replace a national lockdown to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in England on Dec. 2, strengthening a tiered regional approach to reflect differences in infection rates.
British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was “fantastic news” that data showed that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca with Oxford University could be up to 90% effective and reduce its transmission.
President-elect Joe Biden named the key members of his foreign policy team, tapping Antony Blinken as the next US secretary of state, Jake Sullivan as national security adviser and Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the US ambassador to the UN.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu travelled to Saudi Arabia and met its crown prince, an Israeli official said, in what would be the first publicly confirmed visit there by an Israeli leader as the countries close ranks against Iran.
South Korea reported another daily rise of more than 200 new coronavirus cases, a day before tighter social distancing rules to blunt a third wave of infections take effect.
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