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Indonesia surpasses 100,000 deaths amid new virus wave
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Indonesia surpasses 100,000 deaths amid new virus wave

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia surpassed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, a grim milestone in a country struggling with…
Providing a 3rd coronavirus vaccine booster dose in Egypt still undecided: Official
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Providing a 3rd coronavirus vaccine booster dose in Egypt still undecided: Official

Providing a third coronavirus vaccine dose in Egypt has not been decided yet, said advisor to the Minister of Health…
US hits 70 percent vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge
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US hits 70 percent vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

The US on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden’s goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot into 70 percent…
China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreads
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China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreads

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced Tuesday mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks…
Pizza for shots: UK targets young with vaccine incentives
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Pizza for shots: UK targets young with vaccine incentives

LONDON (AP) — Restaurants, ride-hailing apps and food delivery services are backing Britain’s COVID-19 vaccination drive, offering discounts and even…
Delta spreads ‘like wildfire’ as doctors study whether it makes patients sicker
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Delta spreads ‘like wildfire’ as doctors study whether it makes patients sicker

LOS ANGELES, Aug 2 (Reuters) – With a new wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant striking countries…
Fauci: More ‘pain and suffering’ ahead as COVID cases rise
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Fauci: More ‘pain and suffering’ ahead as COVID cases rise

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and…
Refugees pushed to back of the line amid vaccine shortages
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Refugees pushed to back of the line amid vaccine shortages

NEW DELHI (AP) — Salimullah, a Rohingya refugee, has been living in the Indian capital of New Delhi since 2013…
Republican report says coronavirus leaked from China lab; scientists still probing origins
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Republican report says coronavirus leaked from China lab; scientists still probing origins

WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a…
Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends
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Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends

BOSTON (AP) — Evictions, which have mostly been on pause during the pandemic, are expected to ramp up on Monday…
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