Tag Archives: EMRG

Delta COVID-19 variant starting to dominate in S.Africa, scientists say

[ad_1] S.Africa recorded over 18,000 new cases on Friday Third wave now expected to surpass peak of second Scientists say Delta variant spreading fast Vaccine rollout has been slow President to address nation on Sunday JOHANNESBURG, June 26 (Reuters) – New coronavirus infections in South Africa appear to be dominated …

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Indonesia reports record 21,095 coronavirus cases – health ministry

[ad_1] A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries an oxygen tube outside the emergency ward of a government hospital, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Bekasi, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, June 25, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan JAKARTA, June 26 (Reuters) – Indonesia recorded its biggest daily …

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Russian regions run low on vaccines as COVID-19 cases jump

[ad_1] MOSCOW, June 26 (Reuters) – A central Russian region on Saturday suspended COVID-19 vaccinations for two days due to a shortage of doses, local officials said, as the country reported its highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since mid-January. Russia is facing a surge in new cases that authorities …

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Brazil reports 79,277 new coronavirus cases, 2,001 deaths

[ad_1] A Brazilian national flag is seen amidst red flowers placed by Rio de Paz NGO on Copacabana beach to pay tribute to the Brazil’s half a million COVID-19 deaths in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 20, 2021. REUTERS/Lucas Landau BRASILIA, June 25 (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 79,277 new confirmed …

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Mexico’s coronavirus death toll rises to 232,346

[ad_1] A woman visits a memorial dedicated to COVID-19 victims and other deaths in Mexico City, Mexico, April 25, 2021. Hundreds of candles, photographs, flowers and papers with messages have been placed in an area of the Basilica of Guadalupe as the outbreak continues. REUTERS/Henry Romero MEXICO CITY, June 25 …

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Pride parade fills Tel Aviv streets as COVID-19 curbs creep back

[ad_1] TEL AVIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Rainbow flags billowed in the Mediterranean breeze as revellers poured onto Tel Aviv’s streets on Friday for the city’s annual Pride parade, though some voiced concerns over a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Israel’s rapid vaccination drive enabled the sea-side march to go …

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Iran’s leader gets locally made coronavirus vaccine shot

[ad_1] DUBAI, June 25 (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei received his first dose of a homegrown COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, state television reported, amid an effort by the country to speed up its vaccination rollout. TV showed Khamenei, 82, receiving what it said was the COVIran Barakat …

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South Africa aims to more than double daily COVID-19 vaccinations over next month

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG, June 25 (Reuters) – South Africa aims to more than double the rate of daily COVID-19 vaccinations over the next month to more than 200,000 as more Pfizer (PFE.N) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) shots arrive, health officials said on Friday. The country’s vaccination campaign has started slowly, …

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Bhutan king treks across mountains to hold down COVID-19 fatality count

[ad_1] KATHMANDU, June 25 (Reuters) – Wearing a baseball cap and knee-length traditional Gho robe, carrying a backpack, Bhutan’s king has walked through jungles infested with leeches and snakes, trekked mountains and quarantined several times in a hotel in the capital. For 14 months, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, has …

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First COVID-19 case could have emerged in China in Oct 2019 – study

[ad_1] Workers in PPE spray the ground with diinfectant in Baishazhou market during a visit of World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI, June 25 (Reuters) – The virus that causes …

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