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Paraguay publishes names of the vaccinated to stop COVID cheaters | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] The South American nation’s public database lists each person’s name, place of vaccination, type of vaccine and number of doses so citizens can see if someone skipped the line. Low on shots and overwhelmed by the coronavirus, a country with one of the highest Covid-19 death rates is taking …

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Thai lawmakers approve $16B in borrowing to fight COVID-19

[ad_1] Thailand’s House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing the government to borrow up to $16 billion to deal with the economic fallout and medical costs of the coronavirus By CHALIDA EKVITTAYAVECHNUKUL Associated Press June 10, 2021, 1:55 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

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Texas unemployment benefits no longer have COVID-19 fear exemption

[ad_1] Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t be able to receive unemployment benefits as of June 26, the …

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Fear of coronavirus will no longer be acceptable reason for Texans on unemployment to turn down job offers

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[ad_1] Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t be able to receive unemployment benefits as of June 26, the …

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Australia consumer sentiment slugged by Victoria coronavirus shutdown

[ad_1] SYDNEY (Reuters) – A measure of Australian consumer sentiment fell for a second month in June as a coronavirus lockdown in Victoria state darkened the mood despite signs of strength across the economy. FILE PHOTO: Shops available for lease are seen in an empty shopping arcade on the first …

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India orders 300m COVID shots as court demands vaccine ‘roadmap’ | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] In a first, India places order for yet-to-be approved vaccine amid criticism of the government’s handling of the vaccination programme. India’s government has signed its first purchase order for unapproved COVID-19 vaccines, a day after it faced criticism from the top court about an “arbitrary and irrational” vaccine rollout …

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Brazil to host 2021 Copa America after Argentina ruled out | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Postponed South American football tournament scheduled to be played between June 13 and July 10. Brazil will host the 2021 Copa America after Argentina was ruled out amid an increase in COVID-19 cases in the country. Argentina made the surprise announcement on Sunday night and South American football confederation …

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Top Thai meat producer shuts factory over coronavirus outbreak | Business and Economy

[ad_1] Southeast Asia’s second-biggest economy is battling a new wave of COVID infections that have spread into prisons, lower socioeconomic status regions and factories. By Anuchit NguyenBloomberg Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl, Thailand’s biggest meat producer, will close its factory in Saraburi province for five days to stem the novel coronavirus outbreak, …

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Argentina battles health and economic crises as COVID cases soar | Coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] Buenos Aires, Argentina – The streets of Buenos Aires belong to people like Gabriel Martinez these days, as he searches high and low for scrap pieces of cardboard to turn into cash in the dog days of the pandemic. His nine-year-old son, Benjamin, dangles his legs over the edge of …

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