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Brazil Senate approves bill that could allow coronavirus vaccine patents to be broken

[ad_1] BRASILIA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday approved a bill authorizing the president to temporarily break patents for vaccines and their ingredients in health or public emergencies, such as the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, having already passed in the lower house, will go to President Jair Bolsonaro …

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South Korea opens COVID-19 vaccine reservations for all adults

[ad_1] A health worker gets a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo/File Photo SEOUL, Aug 9 (Reuters) – South Korea begins opening COVID-19 vaccine reservations for all adults over 18 for the first …

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Early signs COVID-19 vaccines may not stop Delta transmission, England says

[ad_1] LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – There are early signs that people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 may be able to transmit the Delta variant of the virus as easily as those who have not, scientists at Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday. The findings chime with those …

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Barbie debuts doll in likeness of British COVID-19 vaccine developer

[ad_1] LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – British coronavirus vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert has many science accolades to her credit but now shares an honor with Beyonce, Marilyn Monroe and Eleanor Roosevelt: a Barbie doll in her likeness. Gilbert, a 59-year-old professor at Oxford University and co-developer of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, …

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S.Korea on alert for new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant

[ad_1] A woman gets a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea, July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Only one contact of man with Delta Plus tests positive One Delta Plus case recently returned from United States South Korea reports 1,202 new COVID-19 cases SEOUL, …

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England changes COVID-19 app so fewer people need to isolate

[ad_1] The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contact tracing smartphone app of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is displayed on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Keele, Britain, September 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine/Illustration/File Photo LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – England’s COVID-19 mobile phone app will be tweaked so that fewer …

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U.S. Republican report says coronavirus leaked from Chinese lab; scientists still probing origins

[ad_1] A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – A preponderance …

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How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus

[ad_1] July 26 (Reuters) – The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. Vaccine protection …

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S.Korea starts vaccination for 55-59 age group as COVID-19 caseloads remain high

[ad_1] People wait in line for a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a testing site which is temporarily set up at a public health center in Seoul, South Korea, July 9, 2021. REUTERS/ Heo Ran SEOUL, July 26 (Reuters) – South Korea kicked off COVID-19 vaccinations for people ages 55-59 …

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Some Americans could need COVID-19 vaccine booster -Fauci

[ad_1] People wear masks around Times Square, as cases of the infectious coronavirus Delta variant continue to rise in New York City, New York, U.S., July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – Top infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that Americans who are immune compromised …

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