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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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Sydney to tighten COVID-19 curbs, Australian capital to enter lockdown

[ad_1] Sydney daily cases linger near record highs Canberra enacts one-week lockdown after 1st case in a year Several regional NSW towns in lockdown as virus spreads SYDNEY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Extra Australian military personnel may be called in to ensure compliance with lockdown rules in Sydney, the New …

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Analysis: Debt in a warm climate: coronavirus and carbon set scene for default

[ad_1] As COVID fuels world debt, climate costs in focus Ratings downgrades linked to climate expected soon Major and developing economies viewed as vulnerable LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Where COVID-19 has precipitated unprecedented debts, climate change could trigger defaults across a planet which a United Nations panel says is …

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Sydney to tighten COVID-19 curbs, Australian capital to enter lockdown

[ad_1] Sydney daily cases linger near record highs Canberra enacts one-week lockdown after 1st case in a year Several regional NSW towns in lockdown as virus spreads SYDNEY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Extra Australian military personnel may be called in to ensure compliance with lockdown rules in Sydney, the New …

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Oil drops on China fuel demand concerns as Delta coronavirus surges

[ad_1] MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as analysts cut their forecasts for fuel demand in China following mobility curbs from the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, offsetting a bullish outlook for U.S. fuel demand. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude …

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China keeps guard up as COVID outbreak enters 4th week

[ad_1] BEIJING, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China is keeping its guard up as its latest surge of COVID-19 cases entered its fourth week, with calls from officials to close containment loopholes unlikely to see cities easing strict virus control measures. China reported 83 new locally transmitted cases for Aug. 10, …

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Melbourne extends COVID lockdown; ‘no jab, no job’ in Sydney

[ad_1] Healthcare workers administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at a drive-through testing centre on the first day of a seven-day lockdown, as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of an outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Melbourne to remain in lockdown until Aug 19 …

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South Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases top 2,200, hit record

[ad_1] SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – South Korea reported more than 2,200 new daily COVID-19 cases, a record since the pandemic began last January, Health Minister Kwon Deok-cheol said on Wednesday, as the country grapples with its most severe coronavirus outbreak. Despite having distancing measures in place for over a …

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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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Merkel prods Germans to get COVID-19 vaccine as 4th wave worries mount

[ad_1] Merkel urges Germans to get vaccinated Government to stop offering free tests from Oct. 11 Agrees measures aimed at increasing vaccination rate BERLIN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Germany’s coronavirus vaccination drive has slowed and those people who have not taken up the opportunity to have shots will have to …

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