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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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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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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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Coronavirus surge pushes Cuba’s healthcare system to brink

[ad_1] FILE PHOTPO: A nurse asks a family to get vaccination at a vaccination center amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Havana, Cuba, June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini HAVANA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Cuba is bringing back hundreds of doctors working abroad and converting hotels …

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Hawaii to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions as Delta variant surges

[ad_1] A surfboard concession stand is closed on Waikiki Beach due to the business downturn caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. April 28, 2020. Picture taken April 28, 2020. REUTERS/Marco Garcia Aug 11 (Reuters) – Hawaii will re-impose COVID-19 restrictions limiting social gatherings to avert straining …

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Turkey’s daily coronavirus cases close to three month-high

[ad_1] A medic prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in an ambulance parked on a main street as her colleagues make public announcement from it to convince people to get vaccinated amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Diyarbakir, Turkey July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar ISTANBUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) …

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID-19 vaccine trial next month – CEO

[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 Aug 10 (Reuters) – Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate next month, …

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Nine Russian coronavirus patients die after oxygen malfunction

[ad_1] MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Nine coronavirus patients died in a Russian hospital in the southern city of Vladikavkaz after an oxygen pipe burst underground, cutting supply to an intensive care ward, Russian news agencies reported on Monday. “Nine patients with coronavirus died due to a lack of oxygen,” …

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