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August 4, 2020
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NHS contact tracing app almost ready

(Technology) – The British National Health Service’s (NHS) track and trace smartphone app will launch by July. The app is meant to help keep the coronavirus outbreak under control and will be out in time for the next lifting of lockdown restrictions. In late May, Britain revealed that it was dealing with the app’s technical […]
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Fitness challenge from Strava raises 440,000 pounds for NHS

(UK) – Social distancing protocols may have limited outdoor exercise on a daily basis but more than 130,000 people took part in Strava’s fitness challenge to raise more than 440,000 pounds ($545,468) for Britain’s NHS in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Dubbed the ‘NHS Active Challenge’, users were asked to upload their numbers from
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INEOS shall be delivering hand sanitisers to NHS hospitals

(Business) – Chemical company INEOS, sponsoring the Tour de France-winning cycling team, shall deliver hand sanitisers to NHS hospitals in efforts to aid Britain containing the coronavirus outbreak. “INEOS has today announced that it has started delivering a million bottles of hand sanitiser a month to NHS hospitals across the UK. The project brought together
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Britain to build two further temporary coronavirus hospitals

LONDON (UK) – Britain will build a further two temporary hospitals to treat coronavirus patients, the National Health Service (NHS) said on Friday as its first field hospital prepares to open in London. Britain is bracing itself for the peak of a virus outbreak which has claimed nearly 3,000 lives domestically and more than 48,000 […]