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Sri Lanka replaces health minister as COVID outbreak worsens | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Pavithra Wanniarachchi, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to battle the virus, axed as infections and deaths hit record highs. Sri Lanka’s president has demoted his health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to battle COVID-19, as infections and deaths hit record highs. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s …

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Devastated Indonesian parents mourn children lost to COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Paga / Jakarta, Indonesia – At a hospital in Indonesia’s Sikka regency, funeral workers have come to collect a small coffin left outside the emergency ward. It is light enough for the two workers to carry with ease. Inside is the body of a two-month-old baby. Her name was …

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New York’s new COVID-19 cases steady

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[ad_1] COVID-19 numbers across New York state on Sunday remained similar to the numbers reported on Saturday as officials continue to urge all New Yorkers to get vaccinated. There were just under 4,500 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The seven-day average positivity rate has dipped a little, …

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Kentucky congressman highlights importance of COVID shots

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[ad_1] FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Republican Kentucky congressman who holds a key assignment over health policy has highlighted the importance of getting the COVID-19 shots as the delta variant spreads through communities. U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie emphasized that COVID-19 vaccines work. His statement on Friday came on the same day …

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COVID-19 resurgence puts Philippine health workers under strain | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] The Philippines’s already stretched healthcare system is under more strain as the country reports its second-largest daily increase in COVID-19 infections since the pandemic, providing more evidence of how the virulent Delta variant may be spreading. Hundreds of hospitals in the country were again nearing full capacity as of …

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Those with HIV/AIDS could benefit from third COVID-19 shot

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[ad_1] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations for people with compromised or weakened immune systems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that organ transplant recipients, certain cancer patients and people diagnosed with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) are …

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Moore County Surpasses 10,000 Cases of COVID-19 | Coronavirus News

[ad_1] Moore County has surpassed 10,000 total cases of COVID-19, a milestone that seemed remote when summer began. The local health department was seeing an average of only four new infections a day on June 20, the first day of summer. At that rate, the county would not have reached …

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3,225 new COVID-19 cases, 23 more deaths reported in Arizona | Coronavirus in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 3,225 new coronavirus cases on Friday. According to Arizona’s Family records, the last time the state topped 3,000 was on Feb. 9, when health officials reported 4,381 new cases. ADHS also reported 23 additional deaths linked to the virus. …

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3,225 new COVID-19 cases, 23 more deaths reported in Arizona | Coronavirus in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 3,225 new coronavirus cases on Friday. According to Arizona’s Family records, the last time the state topped 3,000 was on Feb. 9, when health officials reported 4,381 new cases. ADHS also reported 23 additional deaths linked to the virus. …

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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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