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South Africa battles rapid rise of COVID-19 in Johannesburg

A rapid resurgence of COVID-19 is slamming South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, and threatens to overwhelm its hospitals. Johannesburg, a…

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Some COVID shots may be linked to rare heart problems in teens: CDC

The FDA on Wednesday said it plans to add a warning to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines after a CDC advisory…

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Unvaccinated Russians will have limited work options, Kremlin says

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday said that Russians who do not get COVID-19 vaccinations will have limited work options.…

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US surpasses 600,000 deaths from the coronavirus

The U.S. surpassed 600,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, a stark reminder of the pandemic’s enduring toll even as the nation…

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World Bank supports Ghana with $200 million to procure Covid-19 Vaccines

The World Bank has approved a $200 million Ghana COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project Second Additional Financing, to procure…

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‘No going back to normal’: 43,000 US kids lost a parent to COVID

Ebony James’s 20-year-old son sometimes sits in his car for hours after he parks inside the family’s garage. Her eight-year-old…

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‘Time has come’ for pandemic treaty as part of bold reforms – WHO’s Tedros

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called on Monday for launching negotiations this year on an international treaty…

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First man in world to get Covid-19 vaccine dies

The first man in the world to be given the Covid-19 vaccine has died. Tributes have been paid to 81-year-old…

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Germany declares U.K. a virus variant region

Germany’s public health institute on Friday declared Britain and Northern Ireland a virus variant region, requiring anyone entering the country…

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sounds Alarm on COVID Crisis, Says Country Is ‘on War Footing’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sounding the alarm on the country’s worsening COVID-19 crisis as another 4,000 people died…

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WHO ‘Hindered’ by World Leaders from Responding to COVID Pandemic, Panel Says

A panel of independent experts on Wednesday released a report that faulted countries for their sluggish response to COVID-19 as…

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Indian states impose stricter lockdowns as COVID deaths hit record high

India on Saturday reported its highest ever single-day COVID-19 death toll, as cases continued to rise and states imposed stricter…

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