Coronavirus live news: WHO mission will fly directly to Wuhan; US CDC expands pre-flight Covid testing squib

Coronavac less effective than previously thought; US coronavirus testing requirements expanded to most international air travellers; WHO investigation team will fly directly to Wuhan

Here are the key developments from the last few hours:

The president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, has said preparations for the summer Olympics will continue, despite growing doubts that the Games can be held while the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage.

Mori, a former Japanese prime minister, said postponing the Games a second time would be “absolutely impossible”.

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