Tag Archives: EMRG

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City extends coronavirus lockdown

[ad_1] HANOI, July 23 (Reuters) – Vietnam will extend a strict lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City until Aug. 1, its health ministry said on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country battles one of its most challenging and unpredictable COVID-19 outbreaks to date. After successfully containing the virus for much …

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Taiwan to ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases drop

[ad_1] TAIPEI, July 23 (Reuters) – Taiwan will ease its COVID-19 restrictions next week, the government said on Friday, as rapidly falling case numbers give authorities confidence to further lower the coronavirus alert level. Taiwan imposed restrictions on gatherings, including closing entertainment venues and limiting restaurants to take-out service, in …

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China reports more local COVID-19 cases in eastern province of Jiangsu

[ad_1] People wearing face masks walk on a street market, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING, July 23 (Reuters) – China’s eastern province of Jiangsu found 12 new domestically-transmitted COVID-19 patients on Thursday, taking to 23 …

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Thailand reports new daily record of 14,575 coronavirus cases

[ad_1] People wearing protective masks queue outside the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand opens walk-in first dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination scheme for elders, people with a minimum weight of 100 kilograms and pregnant women amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, July 22, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa …

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Turkey’s coronavirus cases back up to mid-May levels

[ad_1] People wearing protective masks stroll at Eminonu district, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Istanbul, Turkey April 5, 2021. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo ISTANBUL, July 22 (Reuters) – Turkey’s new coronavirus cases have doubled in just over two weeks to 9,586 on Thursday, its highest since May 19, with …

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Israel to reimpose coronavirus ‘Green Pass’ as Delta variant hits

[ad_1] An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man wearing a face mask, carries his luggage at the arrivals terminal in Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, amid the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), near Tel Aviv, Israel July 8, 2021. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo TEL AVIV, July 22 (Reuters) – …

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Vietnam in talks with U.S. for local production of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

[ad_1] A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic HANOI, July 22 (Reuters) – Vietnam is in talks with the United States on domestic production of mRNA vaccines, its foreign ministry said …

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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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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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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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