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Virus outbreak in Fiji batters economy, tests health system

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — A growing coronavirus outbreak in Fiji is stretching the health system and devastating the economy. It has even prompted the government to offer jobless people tools and cash to become farmers. The Pacific nation got through the first year of the pandemic without any significant outbreaks …

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Nearly 800 Line 3 pipeline workers tested positive for COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

A total of 788 workers building Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline through the US state of Minnesota have tested positive for COVID-19, according to data obtained by Al Jazeera from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The project, the largest in Enbridge history, would replace a 1,700-kilometre (1,000-mile) oil pipeline that …

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