The number of cornonavirus cases around the world has topped 17 million.
It’s now been exactly six months since the World Health Organisation declared the pandemic a global health emergency.
The United States still has the highest figure in the world with the numbers rising at their fastest rate in two months.
It comes as Russia claims it will have a vaccine for Covid 19 next month.
Professor Luke O’Neill from Trinity College is cautious about the claims.
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