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Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news

[ad_1] The Delhi government said it has just four days’ worth of Covid-19 vaccines left. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia made the announcement during a virtual news conference on Monday, saying the central government has refused to provide the union territory, which includes the capital New Delhi, additional vaccines this month. …

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Taiwan will temporarily ban entry to foreign nationals following record Covid-19 day

[ad_1] Relatives carry a body past shallow graves of suspected Covid-19 vicitims near a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges River in Shringverpur village, India, on May 15.  Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images  The Indian government has described the discovery of bodies of suspected Covid-19 victims dumped in the Ganges …

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New data gives “degree of confidence” vaccines work against Covid-19 variant first identified in India, UK health secretary says

[ad_1] UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said “new, very early data” from Oxford University gives “a degree of confidence” that vaccines work against the Covid-19 variant first spotted in India. Hancock told Sky News on Sunday that variant, called B.1.617.2, was now the dominant strain of coronavirus some parts of the …

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Taiwan reports 207 new coronavirus cases, highest since the pandemic began

[ad_1] Taiwan reported 207 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Health Minister Chen She-Chung said, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began. All but one of those cases were locally transmitted. The democratic island of 23 million has had one of the world’s most effective responses to the coronavirus pandemic, …

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May 12, 2021 coronavirus news

[ad_1] People who got mixed doses of coronavirus vaccines — receiving a different vaccine type as a second dose than the first dose — appear to be more likely to experience mild side effects, such as fever, chills, fatigue or headache, researchers in the UK reported Wednesday. But the side effects following mix-and-match vaccinations were short-lived …

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April 19, 2021, coronavirus news

[ad_1] People register to receive a coronavirus vaccine at the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, India, on April 12. Indranil Mukherjeee/AFP/Getty Images Indian citizens who are 18 years or older will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines starting May 1, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Health and Family …

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How do you feel about the CDC’s new mask guidance?

[ad_1] White House senior Covid-19 adviser Andy Slavitt defended the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s decision to revise its mask guidance for vaccinated individuals, saying the change was based in science and not influenced by politics. Responding to criticism that the guidance change appeared sudden, Slavitt said the …

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