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Russia marks another record number of daily COVID-19 cases

Russia has reported another daily record of confirmed coronavirus cases as a surge in infections has prompted the Kremlin to…

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African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms,…

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Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia

Serbia is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections as countries…

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Covid vaccine boosters are now available. Here’s who’s eligible for Pfizer, Moderna and J&J’s shots

A patient receives their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine booster during a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., September 29,…

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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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Romania revives restrictions as hospitals struggle, jabs lag

BUCHAREST, Romania — Doctor Petruta Filip is working 100-hour weeks at a Bucharest hospital which, like hospitals throughout Romania, is…

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U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and…

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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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Amnesty seeks COVID-19 inquiry into Italian nursing homes

Amnesty International is calling for an independent parliamentary inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in Italian nursing homes and reports of retaliation…

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German governors press to keep nationwide pandemic rules

Germany’s state governors are pressing for a nationwide legal framework for coronavirus rules to be kept in place, after the…

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