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Merkel urges Germans to get vaccinated as coronavirus cases rise

[ad_1] German Chancellor Angela Merkel wears her protective mask after a news conference following a meeting with the leaders of the country’s 16 federal states to discuss COVID-19 measurements in Berlin, Germany, June 10, 2021. Michael Kappeler/Pool via REUTERS BERLIN, July 22 (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday …

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Gamma coronavirus variant detected in Russia, Ifax reports

[ad_1] A view shows vials containing Russian-made vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a demonstration at a regional clinical medical and rehabilitation centre in Tver, Russia May 24, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo MOSCOW, July 22 (Reuters) – The Gamma variant of the novel coronavirus, first found in Brazil, has …

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Daily coronavirus cases in Tokyo total 1,979, most since January

[ad_1] Commuters wearing masks leave a train station during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su TOKYO, July 22 (Reuters) – Daily coronavirus infections in Tokyo rose to 1,979 cases on Thursday, the city said, the highest level since January, as Japan’s capital readied …

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YouTube says it pulled Bolsonaro videos for COVID-19 misinformation

[ad_1] Flags with the image of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro are seen displayed for sale during a protest in support of him, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Brasilia, Brazil, June 27, 2021. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO, July 21 (Reuters) – YouTube said on Wednesday it had …

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Australian PM apologises for COVID-19 vaccine delays as cases spike

[ad_1] A pedestrian crosses an almost empty street in the City Centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sydney, Australia, July 21, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott NSW reports 124 new cases, from 110 a day earlier Victoria reports 26 cases, up from 22 …

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Thailand reports daily record of 13,655 coronavirus cases

[ad_1] Public health officers Charoenrat Chaibut and Jurairat Tasom travel by boat to bring coronavirus disease (COVID-19) swab testing to residents living in remote communities, amid the rise of coronavirus disease infections, in Samut Prakan, near Bangkok, Thailand, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun BANGKOK, July 22 (Reuters) – Thailand …

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Brazil sees 54,517 new coronavirus cases, 1,424 deaths

[ad_1] Residents line up in front of the “Busao da Vacina” or Big bus of the vaccine, a project of the Brazilian Red Cross, in partnership with the Minas Gerais state government to vaccinate people against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ouro Branco, Brazil, July 19, 2021. Picture taken July …

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Swimming-Borodin out of Games after testing positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] TOKYO, July 22 (Reuters) – Swimmer Ilya Borodin will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, the Russian Swimming Federation said on Wednesday. The 18-year-old, the 2020 European champion in the men’s 400 metre individual medley, tested positive for the coronavirus during a training camp in the …

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Delta variant is the majority COVID-19 variant in France, PM says

[ad_1] https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/vaccination-rollout-and-access/ https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/ PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – The Delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is now the majority variant of the virus circulating in France, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday. Castex told TF1 television that the major steps taken to tackle fourth wave of …

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Indonesia to expand coronavirus testing in urban areas before easing curbs

[ad_1] Children gather at a street-food shop at the Muara Baru neighborhood, amid the the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) disease in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan JAKARTA, July 21 (Reuters) – Indonesia will increase coronavirus testing in densely populated urban areas to prevent more major COVID-19 outbreaks, …

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