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

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 it’s …

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Expert on U.S.-China competition in vaccine diplomacy

Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport on April 24, 2021, in the Syrian capital. Loua Beshara | AFP | Getty Images U.S.-China competition may be heating up on another front: Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy. China has been a major Covid vaccine …

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Fauci’s 2,000 emails a day show how little U.S. officials knew in the early days of the Covid pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases attends a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the COVID-19 response, focusing on an update from federal officials, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 18, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Pool | Reuters …

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WHO is closely monitoring 10 Covid variants as virus mutates around the world

Mukesh Bhardwaj cries as he sits next to his wife, who receives oxygen support for free for people suffering from breathing problems, outside a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, India, May 3, 2021. Adnan Abidi | Reuters The World Health Organization is …

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Southern California, San Joaquin Valley trigger stay-at-home order

A waitress serves guests as people dine outdoors in Pasadena, California, the only city in Los Angeles County still allowing that service on December 2, 2020. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Two regions in California, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California, have triggered the state’s new stay-at-home …

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