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US to share tens of millions more Covid-19 vaccines this summer

[ad_1] “Just as our work to vaccinate Americans does not stop on July Fourth, our work to help vaccinate the world does not stop at these 80 million doses,” Zients told reporters at a White House Covid-19 briefing. “We will continue to share tens of millions more US doses over …

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Understaffed Tunisian hospital battles coronavirus spike

[ad_1] KAIROUAN – A man wearing a protective suit quickly yet carefully places a black sheet over a COVID-19 victim laid out in a coffin in a courtyard at Ibn Jazzar Hospital in the Tunisian town of Kairouan. He then folds a white sheet on top and sprinkles the body …

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Governor extends Indiana COVID-19 emergency declaration through July | Govt-and-politics

[ad_1] Gov. Eric Holcomb signs an executive order declaring a state public health emergency March 6, 2020 after an adult male in Indianapolis tested positive for COVID-19. On Wednesday, Holcomb signed the 16th renewal of that order which now is slated to run through July 31. Provided Gov. Eric Holcomb …

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Sen. Rand Paul bashes coronavirus restrictions

[ad_1] GREENSBURG, Ky. — Longhunters Coffee shop in Greensburg is at full capacity, no masks in sight on anyone there to see Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speak.  What You Need To Know Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Greensburg Tuesday, one of several stops in Kentucky this week Kentucky’s …

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Supreme Court allows coronavirus eviction moratorium to remain in place

[ad_1] Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined with the court’s three liberals to keep the moratorium in place. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett said they would have granted the request to lift it. The current moratorium was set to expire Wednesday, …

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Puerto Rico to receive nearly $4B in U.S. pandemic funds

A woman waves the flag of Puerto Rico on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

[ad_1] U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Monday that Puerto Rico will receive nearly $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds to help boost the U.S. territory’s fight against COVID-19. What You Need To Know Puerto Rico will receive nearly $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds to …

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WHO says variant is the fastest and fittest and will ‘pick off’ most vulnerable

[ad_1] The highly contagious delta variant is the fastest and fittest coronavirus strain yet, and it will “pick off” the most vulnerable people, especially in places with low Covid-19 vaccination rates, World Health Organization officials warned Monday. Delta, first identified in India, has the potential “to be more lethal because …

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Delta Variant of Covid-19 Surges Across Unvaccinated Africa

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG—The more-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus is surging across Africa, the continent with the least vaccines and weakest healthcare systems, feeding fears among epidemiologists and political leaders of a public-health disaster that could echo the tragedy that unfolded in India in the spring. The speed of the takeover …

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New coronavirus rules enacted for Moscow restaurants

[ad_1] MOSCOW – Restaurants and cafes in Moscow on Monday began requesting that patrons provide proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test as the Russian capital faces a surge of new infections. According to a decision by city authorities last week, all Moscow restaurants, cafes and bars must only …

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Delta Coronavirus Variant Prompts Limits in Australia, Israel, as India Warns of New Mutation

[ad_1] Authorities in Israel and Australia imposed new Covid-19 restrictions in response to the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, while India warned of a worrying new mutation, emphasizing how the morphing pathogen continues to challenge a return to pre-pandemic life world-wide. The Delta variant is …

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