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RT News - August 1 2020 (17:00 MSK)

The World Health Organization says the coronavirus is not a seasonal disease but occurring as 'one big wave' - and warns the pandemic is accelerating. We hear from their representative. A leading care home provider in the UK claims regular COVID testing promised by the government for the sector, won’t take place until September. We get reaction. England delays the easing of COVID restrictions, citing a growth in new cases. A study in the country finds that most people are puzzled by the lockdown rules. Donald Trump says the Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is to be banned in the US. It comes as fellow Republicans allege that Beijing could use it to meddle in America's upcoming presidential election.