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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

[ad_1] People queue at the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand opens walk-in for first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccination scheme for elders, people with a minimum weight of 100 kilograms and pregnant women amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun LONDON, Aug 2 …

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New York Officials Recommend Masks Indoors as Covid-19 Cases Rise

[ad_1] Elected officials in New York said they strongly recommend people wear masks in public indoor settings but stopped short of mandating it, in response to rising Covid-19 case counts. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said officials in the nation’s largest city considered the difficulty of enforcing a mandate …

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Concerns grow for kids as COVID-19 delta variant continues to spread and hospitalizations rise

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. — “They are exposed to the virus everywhere because now it is everywhere,” said Dr. Claudia Espinosa, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of South Florida. The continued rapid rise of the COVID-19 delta variant in Florida is causing pediatricians to …

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England changes COVID-19 app so fewer people need to isolate

[ad_1] The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contact tracing smartphone app of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is displayed on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Keele, Britain, September 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine/Illustration/File Photo LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – England’s COVID-19 mobile phone app will be tweaked so that fewer …

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Coronavirus likely to lock India’s women out of job market for years

[ad_1] Employees work at a diamond jewellery manufacturing factory in Mumbai, India, August 7, 2020. Picture taken August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani/Files NEW DELHI, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Savitri Devi has been searching for work since she lost her job at a garment factory in New Delhi, along with half …

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Serbia benefits from COVID-19 ‘quarantine tourism’ as Indians visit

[ad_1] BELGRADE, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Serbia is benefiting from COVID-19 ‘quarantine tourism’ as thousands of Indians make a two-week stopover on the way to other countries. India has registered more coronavirus cases than any other country except the United States. Its citizens are barred from entering many countries during …

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BYU swimmer spent Olympics in ‘COVID jail’ despite never testing positive for the coronavirus

[ad_1] Josue Dominguez was negative. Again and again and again and again. Through 15 saliva tests and nearly 10 nose-violating PCR swabs, not once did the BYU swimmer test positive for COVID-19. Yet, he couldn’t go to the dining hall. He couldn’t train in a gym or a pool. He …

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Malaysia reports record 219 COVID-19 deaths on Monday

[ad_1] A cemetery worker wearing protective suit rests on a coffin for a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim at a cemetery in Klang, Malaysia July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s health ministry reported 219 coronavirus deaths on Monday, a daily record, bringing the Southeast …

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Vietnam health ministry reports 7,455 coronavirus infections on Monday

[ad_1] People sit in a restaurant behind plastic dividers as a measure against the sread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 18, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo HANOI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Vietnam reported 7,455 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, down from 8,620 cases on Sunday. Most of …

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India reports 40,134 new coronavirus cases

[ad_1] MUMBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – India reported 40,134 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a government statement said on Monday. Deaths rose by 422 in the same period, according to the federal health ministry. Reporting by Shilpa Jamkhandikar; Editing by Tom Hogue Our Standards: The …

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