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US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants Texas Covid Biden Merrick Garland Rio Grande Valley

US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants Texas Covid Biden Merrick Garland Rio Grande Valley US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants Texas Covid Biden Merrick Garland Rio Grande Valley The Biden administration sued Texas on Friday to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread COVID-19, warning …

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U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer That decision does not mean the F.D.A. has broadly authorized Johnson & Johnson to distribute doses made by Emergent on an emergency basis. The F.D.A. signed off on previous batches of vaccine made at the Baltimore factory but with a warning that …

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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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Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion

Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion

Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion BRUSSELS — For people living on the margins of society, from the homeless to undocumented workers, the coronavirus has long posed a heightened risk. Yet here in the European Union’s de facto capital, many are terrified of getting vaccinated. “People …

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Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60 Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60 JERUSALEM — Israel will begin administering a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine those 60 and older, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Thursday, citing the rising risk of a virus surge fueled by the Delta variant. …

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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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Covid Variant Adds to Worker Anxieties

Covid Variant Adds to Worker Anxieties

Covid Variant Adds to Worker Anxieties Covid Variant Adds to Worker Anxieties For much of the pandemic, Amazon has offered free on-site Covid testing for employees. It incorporated a variety of design features into warehouses to promote social distancing. But a worker at an Amazon warehouse in Oregon, who did not want to be named for fear of retribution, said …

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Travelers’ Frustration Mounts at ‘Confusing’ British Covid Restrictions

Travelers' Frustration Mounts at 'Confusing' British Covid Restrictions

Travelers’ Frustration Mounts at ‘Confusing’ British Covid Restrictions Travelers’ Frustration Mounts at ‘Confusing’ British Covid Restrictions For the government’s last assessment, on July 14, industry experts had expected countries such as Italy, Germany and Canada to be moved to the “green list,” and Turkey and the United Arab Emirates to be upgraded to “amber” from “red,” based on the countries’ …

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Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates

Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates

Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates Dr. Anthony S. Fauci warned on Sunday that the coronavirus pandemic is now “going in the wrong direction” in the United States because too many Americans are still choosing not to get vaccinated. Asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” program about projections in …

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Debate Continues Across U.S. About Requiring Covid Vaccinations

Debate Continues Across U.S. About Requiring Covid Vaccinations

Debate Continues Across U.S. About Requiring Covid Vaccinations Debate Continues Across U.S. About Requiring Covid Vaccinations A day earlier, Mr. de Blasio said that he was not planning to mandate masks, noting that they were already required in many public areas, like schools, hospitals and the subway. “People need to get vaccinated, period,” Mr. de Blasio said. “Nothing will do …

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