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Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide Confirmed coronavirus infections have jumped in much of the world, and deaths from the disease in Africa have increased by 80 percent over the last four weeks, the director-general of the World Health Organization said on Friday. The …

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As Covid Cases Hit Record High in Tokyo, Can the Olympic Bubble Hold?

As Covid Cases Hit Record High in Tokyo, Can the Olympic Bubble Hold?

As Covid Cases Hit Record High in Tokyo, Can the Olympic Bubble Hold? As Covid Cases Hit Record High in Tokyo, Can the Olympic Bubble Hold? TOKYO — Outside the Tokyo Olympics bubble, the coronavirus situation in Japan has never been worse. Both the city and the country reported record numbers of new infections on Thursday as the Delta variant …

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Nationals Postpone Game After a Dozen Positive Coronavirus Cases

Nationals Postpone Game After a Dozen Positive Coronavirus Cases

Nationals Postpone Game After a Dozen Positive Coronavirus Cases Nationals Postpone Game After a Dozen Positive Coronavirus Cases The Washington Nationals postponed their Wednesday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies after a dozen players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. In a statement, the Nationals said the game was postponed to “allow for continued testing and contact tracing …

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As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger

As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger

As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger As coronavirus cases resurge across the country, many inoculated Americans are losing patience with vaccine holdouts who, they say, are neglecting a civic duty or clinging to conspiracy theories and misinformation even as new patients arrive in emergency …

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U.S. Moves to Drop Cases Against Chinese Researchers

U.S. Moves to Drop Cases Against Chinese Researchers

U.S. Moves to Drop Cases Against Chinese Researchers U.S. Moves to Drop Cases Against Chinese Researchers WASHINGTON — The Justice Department moved this week to drop cases that it brought last year against five visiting researchers accused of hiding their ties to China’s military, prompting questions about the department’s efforts to combat Chinese national security threats. The department filed motions …

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Olympics Virus Cases Raise Tricky Questions About Testing

Olympics Virus Cases Raise Tricky Questions About Testing

Olympics Virus Cases Raise Tricky Questions About Testing Olympics Virus Cases Raise Tricky Questions About Testing Moreover, questions about transmission remain unsettled. Vaccinated people with asymptomatic or breakthrough infections may still be able to pass the virus on to others, but it is not yet clear how often that happens. Until that science is more definitive, or until vaccination rates …

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States and Cities Near Tentative $26 Billion Deal in Opioids Cases

States and Cities Near Tentative $26 Billion Deal in Opioids Cases

States and Cities Near Tentative $26 Billion Deal in Opioids Cases States and Cities Near Tentative $26 Billion Deal in Opioids Cases Johnson & Johnson, and other manufacturers, are on trial in California state court and just settled with the state of New York and two New York counties last month, on the eve of trial. The money for the …

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England’s Reopening Loosens Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rising Cases

England's Reopening Loosens Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rising Cases

England’s Reopening Loosens Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rising Cases England’s Reopening Loosens Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Rising Cases “Freedom Day” arrived in England on Monday with its chief architect, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, confined in quarantine, millions of Britons facing the same prospect and untold people more anxious about the risks of liberation. Such were the incongruities on the long-awaited day when …

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Says No Indoor Mask Mandate as Cases Rise

Mayor Bill de Blasio Says No Indoor Mask Mandate as Cases Rise

Mayor Bill de Blasio Says No Indoor Mask Mandate as Cases Rise Mayor Bill de Blasio Says No Indoor Mask Mandate as Cases Rise Though the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he would not issue an executive order mandating the use of masks indoors, instead doubling down on …

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With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village

With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes' Village

With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village With Tokyo Olympics Days Away, Officials Report First Covid Cases in Athletes’ Village In a statement on Sunday, the South African Football Association confirmed that three people associated with the men’s Olympic soccer team had tested positive: one official and two players, Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi. …

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