COVID-19 pandemic

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Disruptions to schooling fall hardest on vulnerable students

Even as schools have returned in full swing across the country, complications wrought by the pandemic persist, often falling hardest…

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Russian COVID spike persists, setting new death record

Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of…

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Austrian chancellor threatens lockdown for unvaccinated

Austria’s chancellor has warned that unvaccinated people could face new lockdown restrictions if coronavirus case numbers continue to rise ByThe…

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Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniors

Sri Lanka has announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation…

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FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

Federal scientists say kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections among elementary school children…

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Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

INDIANAPOLIS — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal…

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Judge: Certain California prison guards must be vaccinated

A judge in California has ruled that state prison guards who work in and around facilities’ health care settings must…

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Scientists urge UK to prep rapid return of COVID measures

The British government’s scientific advisers have urged the government to ensure coronavirus restrictions can be introduced rapidly, as the rate…

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Spanish govt returns fines for breaking virus lockdown rules

The Spanish government has ordered that all citizens who paid fines during a nearly 3-month state of emergency declared last…

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Belarus scraps short-lived mask mandates amid virus surge

Belarusian authorities have abolished mask mandates, less than two weeks after their introduction for the first time in the pandemic…

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