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CDC warns of high virus risks in northeastern US

[ad_1] BOSTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that every county in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts are the site of high or substantial transmission of the coronavirus. The rise of transmission in the two states mirrors a nationwide and regional trend. Some health …

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Coronavirus has created the perfect conditions for a full-scale war on truth

[ad_1] The Covid-19 pandemic has presented a golden window to undermine confidence in the media and, in some cases, for world leaders to launch outright assaults on some of the most respected and important journalistic institutions in their countries. Earlier this week, the Polish parliament passed a bill that could …

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Italy reports 34 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 7,188 new cases

[ad_1] ROME, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Italy reported 34 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 45 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections declined to 7,188 from 7,409. Italy has registered 128,413 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, …

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Protesters in France denounce COVID-19 health pass

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people, from families to far-right sympathizers, marched in cities across France for a fifth straight Saturday to denounce a COVID-19 health pass that is now needed to enter French restaurants, bars and sports arenas or use long-distance trains, planes or buses. Some 1,600 police …

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Bucharest gay pride march resumes after coronavirus pause

[ad_1] BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Several thousand LGBT supporters took to the streets in the Romanian capital of Bucharest Saturday for a gay pride parade that resumed after a year’s pause due to the pandemic. Marchers young and old walked through the capital’s streets, with many waving colorful flags and …

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Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 5,644 – RKI

[ad_1] BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 5,644 to 3,816,285, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Saturday. The reported death toll rose by 11 to 91,864, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by …

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Moscow reports surge in deaths last month due to coronavirus

[ad_1] MOSCOW (AP) — Deaths in Moscow increased 60% in July compared to the same month a year earlier, health officials in Russia’s capital said as the country reported a new daily record for COVID-19 fatalities. Moscow’s Health Department said Friday that 17,237 people died of all causes last month. …

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Japan races to vaccinate as coronavirus surges

[ad_1] TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but cases are still rising amid calls to limit gatherings. On Friday, Tokyo reported 5,773 new cases, surpassing the previous record of 5,042 set last week. Yet many people are ignoring government requests to avoid travel and are gathering at bars and …

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Russia reports record-high COVID-19 deaths | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] New figures bring Russia’s total fatalities from COVID-19 to 168,864 – the highest toll in Europe. Russia has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll for a second day running, as a third wave of infections persists despite efforts from authorities to boost vaccinations. A government tally on Friday …

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WHO urges China to share raw data on early COVID cases | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged China to share the raw data from its earliest cases of the coronavirus, which first emerged in its central city of Wuhan, saying on Thursday it was “vitally important” to understand the virus’s origins to prevent future pandemics. More than 4.3 million …

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