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UPDATE 1-Swiss report record 6,634 new COVID infections, 10 deaths

ZURICH, Oct 23 Switzerland set a record for new COVID-19 infections on Friday, joining around 50 other nations where total cases exceed 100,000 as a second coronavirus wave engulfs the country of 8.6 million people and stretches testing and tracing to their limits.

1:24pm BST

Sri Lankan shares end flat as materials, consumer staples drag

BENGALURU, Oct 23 Sri Lankan shares shed early gains to end little changed on Friday, dragged by losses in materials and consumer staples stocks, while government bonds fell after the United States asked the country to review its China ties.

Bonds, Regulatory News 1:19pm BST

UPDATE 1-Positive pre-clinical data for CureVac's COVID-19 vaccine

BERLIN, Oct 23 German biotech company CureVac said on Friday its potential vaccine against the coronavirus triggered an immune response in pre-clinical animal studies.

1:05pm BST

CureVac posts positive pre-clinical data for COVID-19 vaccine

BERLIN, Oct 23 German biotech company CureVac said on Friday its potential vaccine against the coronavirus induced an immune response in pre-clinical animal studies.

12:47pm BST

UPDATE 4-S.Korea presses on with flu vaccination programme amid concerns about deaths

* Programme aims to head off COVID-19 complications (Updates with agency's decision not to halt vaccination programme)

12:44pm BST
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