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 2021-11-28 18:16 

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Thousands protest coronavirus restrictions in Czech capital...

PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands rallied in the Czech capital of Prague on Sunday to protest the government's restrictive measures to......

 2021-11-27 21:09 

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Virus-hit Portuguese team plays soccer with 9 men...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese club Belenenses started a match against Benfica with just nine players after an outbreak of......

 2021-11-27 16:02 

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COVID-19 positive Czech president discharged from hospital...

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milo Zeman was discharged Saturday from the capital's military hospital after testing positive for the......

 2021-11-27 14:10 

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UK health secretary says that 2 cases of new coronavirus variant omicron identified in Britain, says they are linked...

LONDON (AP) — UK health secretary says that 2 cases of new coronavirus variant omicron identified in Britain, says they......

 2021-11-27 13:33 

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Barbarians-Samoa rugby match off due to 6 coronavirus cases...

LONDON (AP) — The rugby international between the Barbarians and Samoa was called off only 90 minutes before kickoff at......

 2021-11-27 09:38 

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61 arrivals from South Africa test positive for COVID-19...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A total of 61 people who arrived in the Netherlands on two flights from South......

 2021-11-27 05:08 

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New COVID variant threat causes worldwide scramble...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is racing to contain a new coronavirus variant......

 2021-11-27 02:34 

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Shoppers return to DC-area malls in droves...

At shopping malls around the D.C. region, people were shopping like it was Black Friday 2019 — before the coronavirus and its impact figured into the everyday lives of Americans....

 2021-11-27 01:29 

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Will flight restrictions help as new virus variant emerges?...

A new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease....

 2021-11-26 18:41 

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday...

Stocks ended with scant gains after another wobbly day of trading on Wall Street Wednesday as the market Stocks closed......

 2021-11-26 17:24 

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New virus variant emerges in Africa, stokes worldwide fears...

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown....

 2021-11-26 17:21 

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6 more positive COVID-19 cases at Leipzig, 9 in quarantine...

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — German soccer club Leipzig reported six more positive coronavirus cases on Friday following its Champions League......

 2021-11-26 17:12 

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Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 950 points...

Stocks fell sharply Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 1,000 points, as a new coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. It added to investor uncertainty about potentially reversing months of...

 2021-11-26 15:23 

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India's Serum Institute resumes vaccine exports to COVAX...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, resumed exports of coronavirus vaccines to......

 2021-11-26 13:30 

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Czech infections hit new record high, president going home...

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic jumped to a new record high Friday, a surge that hit......

 2021-11-26 12:35 

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EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?...

LONDON (AP) — WHAT IS THIS NEW COVID-19 VARIANT IN SOUTH AFRICA? South African scientists have identified a new version......

 2021-11-26 08:54 

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Israel detects its first case of new coronavirus variant...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Health Ministry says it has detected the country's first case of a new coronavirus variant......

 2021-11-26 08:48 

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Israeli Health Ministry says new coronavirus variant detected in traveler who returned from Malawi...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Health Ministry says new coronavirus variant detected in traveler who returned from Malawi....

 2021-11-26 08:22 

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Cases soar but Swiss eschew lockdown as COVID law vote looms...

GENEVA (AP) — Like many others in Europe, Switzerland is facing a steep rise in coronavirus cases. But its federal......

 2021-11-26 06:09 

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Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering COVID vaccinations...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has significantly recovered from a mid-year spike in coronavirus cases and deaths that was one......

 2021-11-26 05:08 

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Asian stock markets sink as traders watch Europe virus cases...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday after some European countries tightened curbs on travel and business following a......

 2021-11-25 21:25 

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South African scientists detect new virus variant amid spike...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because......

 2021-11-25 19:44 

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Spanish team member tests positive at Davis Cup Finals...

MADRID (AP) — A member of Spain's Davis Cup team has tested positive for the coronavirus and was put in......

 2021-11-25 17:15 

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Biden wishes Americans happy, closer-to-normal Thanksgiving...

President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions in many homes....

 2021-11-25 14:33 

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Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings...

Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning Thursday in full albeit with precautions....

 2021-11-25 11:54 

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EU regulator authorizes Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids 5-11...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drugs regulator authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for use on children aged from......

 2021-11-25 09:15 

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Leipzig in empty stadium as virus bites back in Bundesliga...

German soccer fans thought they'd put the days of empty stadiums behind them, but the coronavirus pandemic isn't letting up.......

 2021-11-24 18:10 

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Over 1,000 anti-vaccine protesters rally in Ukraine capital...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than 1,000 anti-vaccine demonstrators rallied in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday to denounce coronavirus restrictions, in......

 2021-11-24 16:36 

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Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19...

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days......

 2021-11-24 15:59 

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Bayern striker Choupo-Moting tests positive for coronavirus...

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting tested positive for the coronavirus, the club said Wednesday, depriving the......

 2021-11-24 12:35 

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Dutch ICU boss calls for tough lockdown to rein in virus...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Social distancing became mandatory again across the Netherlands on Wednesday as coronavirus infections soared and......

 2021-11-24 12:32 

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Italy towns under new restrictions amid COVID infection rise...

ROME (AP) — Twenty small towns in northern Italy's autonomous South Tyrol province went into a partial lockdown Wednesday to......

 2021-11-24 11:43 

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Slovakia mulls lockdown amid record surge of infections...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia set another record for coronavirus infections as the government on Wednesday was discussing whether to......

 2021-11-24 11:16 

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German business confidence drops for 5th consecutive month...

BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence has dropped for the fifth consecutive month amid persistent supply-chain bottlenecks and a resurgence......

 2021-11-24 10:25 

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Coronavirus infections hit new record high in Czech Republic...

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic soared to a new record high, reaching almost 26,000 daily cases,......

 2021-11-24 09:49 

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Europe is only region with more COVID, with 11% case rise...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said that coronavirus cases jumped by 11% in Europe in the last week,......

 2021-11-24 03:48 

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South Korea sets pandemic high with 4,000 new virus cases...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New coronavirus infections in South Korea exceeded 4,000 in a day for the first time......

 2021-11-23 17:34 

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Merck asks EU regulator to authorize its COVID-19 pill...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Medicines Agency said it has received a request from Merck to authorize its coronavirus antiviral,......

 2021-11-23 14:03 

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Leipzig coach Marsch and goalkeeper positive for coronavirus...

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig will be without American coach Jesse Marsch and first-choice goalkeeper Pter Gulcsi for Wednesday's Champions......

 2021-11-23 12:15 

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Spanish researchers allow others to make their COVID test...

GENEVA (AP) — Spanish government researchers have agreed to allow other manufacturers to make their coronavirus antibody test, in a......

 2021-11-23 12:14 

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WHO Europe warns of possible surge in COVID deaths ahead...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths......

 2021-11-23 10:51 

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German soldiers face vaccine mandate as COVID cases rise...

BERLIN (AP) — The German military is poised to make coronavirus vaccines mandatory for troops as COVID-19 infections continue to......

 2021-11-23 08:19 

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Israel begins giving COVID shots to children age 5 to 11...

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel on Tuesday began administering the coronavirus vaccine to children age 5 to 11. The......

 2021-11-22 15:39 

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Harris to announce $1.5B investment in health care workforce...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will announce Monday that the Biden administration is investing $1.5 billion from the......

 2021-11-22 12:51 

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German sport facing disruption as 4th coronavirus wave hits...

BERLIN (AP) — Canceled games, players in quarantine and arguments over vaccine mandates. Sports in Germany are facing a winter......

 2021-11-22 10:14 

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Health minister tells Germans: Get vaccinated or get COVID...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister said Monday that the rapid rise in coronavirus cases means it's likely everyone in......

 2021-11-22 09:58 

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Russia's coronavirus deaths still hover near all-time highs...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's coronavirus death toll was still hovering near all-time highs Monday, but the number of new infections......

 2021-11-22 05:09 

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Austria enters nationwide lockdown to fight soaring cases...

VIENNA (AP) — Austria went into a nationwide lockdown early Monday in a desperate effort to contain spiraling coronavirus infections.......

 2021-11-21 15:32 

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GOP embraces natural immunity as substitute for vaccines...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republicans fighting President Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandates are wielding a new weapon against the White......

 2021-11-21 07:19 

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Ukraine's doctors pushed to the limit by COVID-19 wave...

KAKHOVKA, Ukraine (AP) — As coronavirus infections hit Ukraine, a single shift for Dr. Oleksandr Molchanov now stretches to 42......

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