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India asked to provide more vaccines to Africa

Third World countries are having difficulties getting enough COVID-19 vaccines, as initial distributions have favored wealthier nations. African CDC official John Nkengasong is speaking...

Covid-19: Quebec imposes earlier curfew for Montreal

Covid-19: Quebec imposes earlier curfew for Montreal MONTREAL —- The Quebec government is imposing an earlier curfew for Montreal and the suburb of Laval as...

India sees another record rise in virus cases

COVID-19 cases are surging again in India, which experts say is due to growing disregard for social distancing and mask-wearing in public spaces. As...

Biden: Vaccines for all adults now April 19

President Biden is speeding up the availability of coronavirus vaccines for everyone by about two weeks. They will be available for all adults by...

Cruise industry opening up in Italy despite lockdown

Hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the cruise industry is finally beginning to rebound. In Italy, people are excited to leave the nation's lockdown...

WHO concerned about Europe’s slow immunization rate

COVID-19 immunization shots have only reached about 5.6% of people in the European Union. Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO's regional director for Europe, is concerned...

COVID-19 closes Westminster dog show to spectators

COVID-19 continues to affect large events, as the famed Westminster Kennel Club dog show decides to disallow fans at the event. It also will...

WHO-Chinese study says bats likely behind COVID-19

A study released by both the World Health Organization and China found that COVID-19 most likely spread to humans from bats through another animal,...

COVID-19 ban on evictions extended

Just before it would have expired, the CDC decided to renew a COVID-19 ban on evicting tenants during the pandemic. There are limits on...

Ex-vaccine chief fired for sexual harassment

Moncef Slaoui, who headed the U.S. effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, has been fired from the board of a medical research company. Old...

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