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Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash Delta outbreak
World

Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash Delta outbreak

SYDNEY, July 30 (Reuters) – Sydney’s poorest neighborhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city’s toughest and longest…
Biden encourages cash vaccine incentives in US
World

Biden encourages cash vaccine incentives in US

US President Joe Biden on Thursday told states and towns that they could offer residents $100 (roughly €84) to get vaccinated against…
Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games
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Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday…
UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines
Egypt

UNICEF grants Egypt 63 refrigerators to store Pfizer vaccines

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced that UNICEF has granted Egypt 63 refrigerators in which it can store doses of…
Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border
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Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand raced to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building…
Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown
Middle East

Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown

DUBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Oman on Thursday extended a nightly lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, with…
England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated EU, US visitors
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England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated EU, US visitors

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – England will allow fully vaccinated visitors from the European Union and United States to arrive…
Tunisia’s Saied moves on economy and COVID-19 after dismissing govt
Middle East

Tunisia’s Saied moves on economy and COVID-19 after dismissing govt

TUNIS, July 28 (Reuters) – Tunisia’s president said on Wednesday he was addressing the dire economic and COVID-19 situation and…
COVID-19 in Egypt: 31 new cases, 4 deaths on Tuesday
Egypt

COVID-19 in Egypt: 31 new cases, 4 deaths on Tuesday

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported on Tuesday 31 new coronavirus cases, four deaths, and 654 recovered cases.…
Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from travelling abroad
Middle East

Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from travelling abroad

CAIRO, July 27 (Reuters) – Kuwait on Tuesday said only citizens who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus will be…
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