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Coronavirus live news: China reports highest cases since January; India reports lowest infections since March | World news

[ad_1] School districts in Florida and Texas are bucking their Republican governors’ bans on requiring masks for children and teachers as coronavirus cases soar in conservative areas with low vaccination rates, Reuters reports. The Broward County school board in Florida on Tuesday became the latest major district to flout an …

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Coronavirus live news: UK reports a further 29,520 cases; Carrie Johnson urges pregnant women to get jab – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] In late June alone, the initiative known as Covax sent some 530,000 doses to Britain more than double the amount sent that month to the entire continent of Africa. Under Covax, countries were supposed to give money so vaccines could be set aside, both as donations to poor countries …

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Coronavirus live: one Covid death every two minutes in Iran, reports say; anger at PCR test chaos in UK | World news

[ad_1] US firm Pfizer and BioNTech got a head start over rivals as they were the first in the western world to announce positive results from clinical trials of their vaccine last year. They were also first to get authorisation from US and European Union regulators to sell their shot. …

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Bangladesh vaccinating Rohingya refugees amid virus surge

[ad_1] DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s government and aid agencies started vaccinating Rohingya refugees Tuesday as a virus surge raises health risks in the sprawling, cramped camps where more than 1 million people who fled Myanmar are sheltering. The highly transmissible delta variant is driving an infection surge across Bangladesh, with …

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France’s virus pass now required in restaurants, trains

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — France took a big step Monday into a post-pandemic future by requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel by plane, train or bus across the country. The measure is part …

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Coronavirus live: China facing worst outbreak in months – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 6.59pm EDT 18:59 A summary of today’s developments Brazil has registered 37,582 new cases of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, reaching 19.92 million cases. The country had 910 new Covid-19 deaths in the period and the pandemic death toll total reached 556,370, Reuters reports. Ireland’s premier Micheal Martin …

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Coronavirus live news: thousands protest against German Covid measures; Fauci rules out new US lockdowns – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 6.29pm EDT 18:29 Mexico’s health ministry has reported 6,740 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 128 more fatalities, Reuters reports. It brings its total to 2,854,992 infections and 241,034 deaths. 6.27pm EDT 18:27 Brazil death toll rises by 464 Brazil had 20,503 new cases of coronavirus reported in the …

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Coronavirus live: efforts to trace Covid origin ‘not blame game’ says WHO – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 7.19pm EDT 19:19 A summary of today’s developments The number of people in hospital with coronavirus in England has risen to its highest level in four months, data shows. The latest figures from NHS England show that 4,401 hospital beds were occupied by confirmed Covid-19 cases on Friday, the …

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For South Sudan mothers, COVID-19 shook a fragile foundation

[ad_1] Associated Press July 22, 2021 GMT https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-business-health-government-and-politics-coronavirus-pandemic-2d88a1d68bf58e08777952e32503fa3d JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Paska Itwari Beda knows hunger all too well. The young mother of five children — all of them under age 10 — sometimes survives on one bowl of porridge a day, and her entire family is lucky …

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Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe. Overflowing hospitals in Malaysia had to resort to treating patients on the floor. And in Myanmar’s largest city, graveyard workers have been …

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