Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

After a Year of Denying Covid-19, Tanzania Orders Vaccines

[ad_1] Tanzania has lodged an order for coronavirus vaccines, the country’s presidency said Thursday, after the East African nation’s government spent a year denying the existence of the virus within its borders and becoming a magnet for Covid-19 skeptics from around the globe. Tanzania’s request for vaccines from the World …

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Italy reports 37 coronavirus deaths on Thursday, 1,325 new cases

[ad_1] MILAN, June 17 (Reuters) – Italy reported 37 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday against 52 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 1,325 from 1,400. Italy has registered 127,190 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, …

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CORRECTED-Hundreds of Indonesian healthcare workers contract COVID-19 despite vaccination, dozens hospitalised

[ad_1] (Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to doctors and healthcare workers) JAKARTA, June 17 (Reuters) – More than 350 Indonesian doctors and healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19 despite being vaccinated with Sinovac and dozens have been hospitalised, officials said, as concerns rise about the efficacy of some vaccines against more …

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Slovakia’s Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020

[ad_1] Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic says defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer June 17, 2021, 12:17 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to …

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Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 1,330 – RKI

[ad_1] BERLIN, June 17 (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,330 to 3,718,955, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Thursday. The reported death toll rose by 105 to 90,179, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by …

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Americans Welcomed Back to Europe as Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

[ad_1] The European Union agreed to open the door to American tourists for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, giving a boost to the continent’s crucial tourism industry and Americans’ summer travel options. The EU on Wednesday added the U.S. to the bloc’s list of countries from which …

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The Latest: COVID-19 cases rise in Missouri tourist areas

[ad_1] O’FALLON, Mo. — A swath of southern Missouri is seeing a big rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations at just the wrong time — as tourists eager to get out after being cooped up for a year make their way to popular destinations like Branson and Lake of the …

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Top Trump officials pushed the coronavirus ‘lab leak’ theory. Investigators had doubts. – POLITICO

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Senior Trump administration officials decided in the spring of 2020 to strongly imply that COVID-19 came from a Chinese lab, even though intelligence officials investigating the pandemic’s origins did not have conclusive evidence supporting that hypothesis. The messaging campaign began as a concerted effort to push back …

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Moscow city orders compulsory COVID-19 shots for 2 million workers

[ad_1] MOSCOW (Reuters) -Moscow city authorities ordered all workers with public facing roles to be vaccinated against COVID-19, one of the most forceful steps taken anywhere in the world to compel employees to get shots. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside a vaccination centre in the State …

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