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Second case of rare blood clots identified

Health authorities are grappling with the nation's first coronavirus death for the year as a second case of a rare blood clot believed to be linked to the AstraZeneca jab is recorded.

US breaks daily vaccine record with 4.6m

The US continues to make rapid strides with its vaccination programme, announcing that health care workers have carried out more than 4.6 million vaccinations in one day.