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Passengers stranded overnight at Birkenhead after ferry coronavirus outbreak | World news

More than 300 passengers were stranded on a ferry overnight in Birkenhead after six crew members tested positive for Covid-19. The Belfast-bound Stena Line ferry at the company’s terminal on the River Mersey was advised by port health authorities not to let passengers disembark or to leave Birkenhead after the …

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Chinese county preparing to offer coronavirus vaccine to residents

BEIJING (Reuters) – A small county in China has said it is preparing to offer novel coronavirus vaccinations to residents for about $65, one of a handful of places in China considering inoculation for members of the general public. A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 …

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Inmates in Colorado, across the U.S. facing big coronavirus risks are not atop vaccine lists – The Colorado Sun

By Colleen Slevin and Patty Nieberg, The Associated Press/Report for America Amber Johnson is terrified her 63-year-old father will get the coronavirus. He has high blood pressure, asthma and is pre-diabetic, and she worries he’s especially vulnerable as an inmate in Colorado, where outbreaks in prisons are raging. Prisons across …

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German coronavirus deaths hit new high as lockdown starts

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany entered a strict lockdown on Wednesday in an attempt to bring soaring coronavirus cases under control as the number of registered deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 952, the highest daily increase yet. The previous record daily death toll was 598 on Friday. However, the figures reported …

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Japan PM under fire over year-end dinners as coronavirus cases mount

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has drawn criticism for joining year-end get-togethers after begging the public to avoid parties as the country grapples with record numbers of coronavirus cases. FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga looks on during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan December 4, 2020. …

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Japan PM under fire over year-end dinners as coronavirus cases mount

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has drawn criticism for joining year-end get-togethers after begging the public to avoid parties as the country grapples with record numbers of coronavirus cases. FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga looks on during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan December 4, 2020. …

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German coronavirus deaths hit new high as lockdown starts

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany entered a strict lockdown on Wednesday in an attempt to bring soaring coronavirus cases under control as the number of registered deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 952, the highest daily increase yet. The previous record daily death toll was 598 on Friday. However, the figures reported …

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After eliminating COVID-19, New Zealand PM says flattening curve wasn’t enough

New Zealand this year pulled off a moonshot that remains the envy of most other nations: It eliminated the coronavirus. But the goal was driven as much by fear as it was ambition, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press. She said the target …

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Chinese county preparing to offer coronavirus vaccine to residents

BEIJING (Reuters) – A small county in China has said it is preparing to offer novel coronavirus vaccinations to residents for about $65, one of a handful of places in China considering inoculation for members of the general public. A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 …

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