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Is it better to wear an N95 or cloth mask right now?
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Is it better to wear an N95 or cloth mask right now?

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it better to wear an N95 or cloth mask right now? Health experts suggest stepping…
US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say
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US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the US are climbing and…
Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19
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Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Tickets for the Winter Olympics set to begin on Feb. 4 will be distributed to…
Analysis: With Omicron, global economy spots chance to push past COVID
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Analysis: With Omicron, global economy spots chance to push past COVID

Jan 18 (Reuters) – Governments worldwide are easing quarantine rules, reviewing coronavirus curbs and dialling back pandemic-era emergency support as…
Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19
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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 small animals, including hamsters after…
Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention
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Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention

BEIJING (AP) — A 26-year-old woman in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron strain of COVID-19 has drawn national…
Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe’s public hospitals
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Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe’s public hospitals

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A World Health Organization official warned last week of a “closing window of opportunity” for European…
COVID program delivers 1 billion doses to poorer countries
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COVID program delivers 1 billion doses to poorer countries

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization said Sunday that a U.N.-backed program shipping coronavirus vaccines to many poor countries…
Beijing tightens rules for entering city after Omicron case
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Beijing tightens rules for entering city after Omicron case

BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Beijing will require travelers to get a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival in…
Iran reports its first three deaths from Omicron coronavirus variant
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Iran reports its first three deaths from Omicron coronavirus variant

DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Iran’s health ministry reported the country’s first three deaths from the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus…
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