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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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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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Australia extends COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne, reinstates night curfew

[ad_1] A lone woman, wearing a protective face mask, walks across an unusually quiet city centre bridge on the first day of a lockdown as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders/File Photo SYDNEY, …

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Main Cuban oxygen plant fails amid COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] People walk under a Cuban flag at a commercial area amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Havana, Cuba, August 3, 2021. Picture taken August 3, 2021. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini HAVANA, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Cuba’s public health minister said on Sunday efforts were underway to …

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Children hospitalized with COVID-19 in U.S. hits record number

[ad_1] Aug 14 (Reuters) – The number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the United States hit a record high of just over 1,900 on Saturday, as hospitals across the South were stretched to capacity fighting outbreaks caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant. The Delta variant, which is rapidly …

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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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Mississippi hospital puts beds in parking garage to cope with COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] Health care workers arrive for the morning shift at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, in the state capital of one of the first U.S. states to declare themselves fully open after a year of lockdowns, and closures during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. March …

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U.S. FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the immunocompromised

[ad_1] Aug 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) for people with compromised immune systems. A few other countries, such as Israel and Germany, plan to or have already administered the …

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Sydney to tighten COVID-19 curbs, Australian capital to enter lockdown

[ad_1] Sydney daily cases linger near record highs Canberra enacts one-week lockdown after 1st case in a year Several regional NSW towns in lockdown as virus spreads SYDNEY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Extra Australian military personnel may be called in to ensure compliance with lockdown rules in Sydney, the New …

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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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