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Workers try to flee Vietnam’s biggest city as coronavirus crisis worsens

[ad_1] Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo HANOI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of jobless workers in Vietnam’s biggest city are trying to flee to their hometowns, many on …

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Hong Kong reclassifies 15 countries as ‘high risk’ for COVID-19

[ad_1] HONG KONG, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s government said it would upgrade 15 overseas places including the United States, Spain and France to “high risk” from “medium risk” by Aug. 20, meaning international arrivals from those countries will face lengthened quarantine due to a resurgence of the coronavirus. …

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China’s new local COVID-19 infections fall for sixth day

[ad_1] A thermal imaging camera is seen, following new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China, August 10, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING, Aug 16 (Reuters) – New local COVID-19 infections in China declined for a sixth day, official data showed on Monday, as most regions pulled the latest outbreak …

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India reports 32,937 new coronavirus infections

[ad_1] People wait in a queue to receive the vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a shopping mall in Mumbai, India, August 11, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas MUMBAI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – India reported 32,937 fresh infections of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking its total caseload to 32.23 …

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Indonesia animal-lovers help pets left behind by coronavirus

[ad_1] BOGOR, Indonesia, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Four-year-old Indonesian pitbull Gledis was home alone for two days without food when a group of volunteers found her. She is among many pets left behind when their owners tested positive for COVID-19 and were hospitalised or placed in isolation. With more than …

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Russia reports 21,624 new COVID-19 cases, 816 deaths

[ad_1] Medical specialists are seen outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva MOSCOW, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Russia reported 21,624 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 1,954 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since …

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Films set in coronavirus pandemic to open Sarajevo Film Festival

[ad_1] SARAJEVO, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Two feature films dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on peoples’ lives and economy will on Friday open the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), the largest film showcase in a region spreading from Vienna to Istanbul. Last year’s festival was pushed online due …

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Thailand reports second day of record coronavirus cases

[ad_1] People queue for free coronavirus tests in Bangkok, Thailand, July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo BANGKOK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Thailand reported on Friday 23,418 new coronavirus infections, a record increase for a second day in a row, bringing the total accumulated cases to 863,189, as the country deals …

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Mexico posts record number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases

[ad_1] People walk along a crowded street at a commercial area in Mexico City, Mexico July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan MEXICO CITY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Mexico on Thursday posted a record 24,975 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, bringing the total number of cases to 3,045,571, according to …

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Brazil Senate approves bill that could allow coronavirus vaccine patents to be broken

[ad_1] BRASILIA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday approved a bill authorizing the president to temporarily break patents for vaccines and their ingredients in health or public emergencies, such as the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, having already passed in the lower house, will go to President Jair Bolsonaro …

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