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 2021-11-28 23:21 

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Canada reports first 2 cases of omicron COVID-19 variant in Ottawa...

Health officials in Canada on Sunday confirmed that two cases of the mutated new coronavirus variant discovered in southern Africa have been confirmed in Canada....

 2021-11-28 18:11 

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Coronavirus: Morocco suspends incoming international flights amid omicron variant concerns...

Morocco's foreign ministry has announced that it is temporarily suspending incoming international flights amid concerns about a new coronavirus variant, omicron....

 2021-11-28 16:46 

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Essex County sheriff to require employee vaccinations...

A Massachusetts sheriff is requiring proof of coronavirus vaccination for all employees, vendors, and contractors at the jail his office oversees....

 2021-11-27 23:52 

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Coronavirus: Fauci says he ‘would not be surprised’ to find omicron variant in US...

The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said Saturday that he "would not be surprised" if the recently identified omicron variant of COVID-19 was already circulating in the U.S....

 2021-11-27 21:47 

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Reports; Italy, Germany report cases of omicron COVID-19 variant...

Cases of the mutated new coronavirus variant discovered in southern Africa have been confirmed in Italy and Germany, according to reports....

 2021-11-27 15:41 

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Coronavirus: US to restrict travel from southern African countries...

The United States announced that it would restrict travel from eight southern African countries beginning Monday as the Biden administration responded to reports of a new COVID-19 variant....

 2021-11-27 15:01 

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Coronavirus: UK health secretary says 2 cases of omicron identified, linked...

Two cases of the mutated new coronavirus variant discovered in southern Africa have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, the country's health secretary confirmed Saturday....

 2021-11-26 17:59 

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BioNTech will know soon if its COVID-19 vaccine works against new coronavirus variant; J&J testing...

The BioNTech pharmaceutical company says it will know in two weeks whether the novel coronavirus vaccine it developed with Pfizer will work against a new COVID-19 variant that has scientist concerned....

 2021-11-26 15:25 

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FDA says Merck COVID-19 pill is effective, needs more input on potential issues...

The Food and Drug Administration has determined that Merck's COVID-19 pill is effective in treating the coronavirus, but more research on potential issues is needed....

 2021-11-26 13:49 

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Israel warns of ‘emergency’ after detecting new virus strain...

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province....

 2021-11-26 01:54 

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Coronavirus: Total US COVID-19 cases top 48 million...

By Thursday night, U.S. COVID-19 cases totaled 48,126,373, and the nationwide death toll neared 776,000, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally....

 2021-11-25 23:10 

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Coronavirus: WHO monitoring new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa...

South African scientists studying the new variant have detected more than 30 mutations to the spike protein, the part of the virus that binds to cells in the body....

 2021-11-25 19:25 

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

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province...

 2021-11-25 17:40 

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Families struggle with how to hold 2nd pandemic Thanksgiving...

The Thanksgiving dilemma that families across America are facing as the gatherings become burdened with the same political and coronavirus debates consuming other arenas....

 2021-11-25 17:25 

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021: 10 photos, videos shared by spectators...

Spectators lined the New York City streets again Thursday as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returned with some precautions to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Social media users are sharing their photos with the hashtags #MacysParade2021 and #M...

 2021-11-25 16:40 

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

President Joe Biden is wishing Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving. It's the second Thanksgiving celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-11-25 13:57 

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Coronavirus: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is back -- with precautions...

It is not quite the miracle on 34th Street, but traditionalists can take heart -- the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning in 2021....

 2021-11-25 12:35 

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

The European Union drug regulator has authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old...

 2021-11-25 12:30 

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

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning in full, after being crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year...

 2021-11-25 08:05 

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Europe's Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise...

Some of Europe's Christmas markets are warily opening amid surging coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-24 20:10 

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Italy targets unvaccinated with restrictions as cases rise...

The Italian government is targeting unvaccinated people in its latest effort to contain rising coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-24 17:55 

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Slovakia approves 2-week nationwide lockdown infection surge...

The Slovak government has approved a two-week national lockdown amid a record surge of coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-24 17:20 

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot, as Russia faces its worst surge of infections and deaths since the pandemic began...

 2021-11-24 16:25 

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Denmark seeks support to reintroduce face mask use...

Denmark's government says it will seek support in parliament to reintroduce mandates for wearing face masks in public places amid a rise in coronavirus cases...

 2021-11-24 14:25 

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US jobless claims hit 52-year low after seasonal adjustments...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century, another sign that the U.S. job market is rebounding rapidly from last year's coronavirus recession...

 2021-11-24 13:55 

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot, as Russia faces its worst surge of infections and deaths since the pandemic began...

 2021-11-24 12:35 

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

Twenty small towns in northern Italy's autonomous South Tyrol province have imposed new anti-coronavirus restrictions...

 2021-11-24 10:30 

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

Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic have soared to a new record high, reaching almost 26,000 daily cases...

 2021-11-24 10:20 

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

The World Health Organization says coronavirus cases jumped by 11% in Europe in the last week, the only region in the world where COVID-19 has continued to increase since mid-October...

 2021-11-23 18:45 

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Slovakia proposes lockdown amid record infection surge...

Slovakia's leaders have proposed a national lockdown as hospitals across the European Union country are hitting their limits amid a record surge of coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-23 17:35 

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

The European Medicines Agency says it has received a request from Merck to authorize its coronavirus antiviral, the first pill shown to treat COVID-19...

 2021-11-23 16:15 

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Social distancing mandatory as Dutch COVID infections spike...

The Dutch government is making social distancing mandatory again for all adults after coronavirus infection numbers hit a new weekly record...

 2021-11-23 15:10 

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Dutch COVID infections hit weekly record; Hospitals stressed...

Dutch coronavirus infection numbers have hit a new weekly record, climbing 39% while hospital and intensive care unit admissions also rose sharply...

 2021-11-23 14:25 

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Slovakia proposes lockdown amid record infection surge...

Slovakia's leaders have proposed a national lockdown as hospitals across the European Union country are hitting their limits amid a record surge of coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-23 12:20 

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

The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total...

 2021-11-23 12:20 

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

Spanish government researchers have agreed to allow other manufacturers to produce their coronavirus antibody test, a move that could significantly boost testing in poor countries with limited COVID-19 surveillance...

 2021-11-23 11:05 

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

The German military is poised to make coronavirus vaccines mandatory for troops as COVID-19 infections continue to rise across the country...

 2021-11-23 08:00 

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

Israel has begun administering the coronavirus vaccine to children age 5 to 11...

 2021-11-23 02:34 

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Coronavirus: Uptick in COVID-19 cases reported as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving travel...

With more than 53 million Americans projected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, public health officials are eyeing upticks in COVID-19 infections, especially across the Northeast and Upper Midwest....

 2021-11-22 15:40 

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

Vice President Kamala Harris will announce the Biden administration is investing $1.5 billion from the coronavirus aid package to address the health care worker shortage in underserved communities...

 2021-11-22 15:15 

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How COVID shots for kids help prevent dangerous new variants...

Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging...

 2021-11-22 14:50 

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Coronavirus: Over 90% of federal workers received at least 1 vaccine dose by deadline...

At least 90% of federal employees are partially vaccinated against COVID-19, an official said Monday as a key deadline arrived....

 2021-11-22 14:35 

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

Germany's health minister says the rapid rise in coronavirus cases means it's likely everyone in the country who isn't vaccinated will have caught COVID-19 by the end of the winter, and some of those will die...

 2021-11-22 10:00 

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

Russia's coronavirus death toll continues to hover near all-time highs, but the number of new infections has continued to decline...

 2021-11-22 09:20 

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Report: Democracy backsliding across the world amid pandemic...

Democracy is deteriorating across the world, with countries notably taking undemocratic and unnecessary actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic, an intergovernmental body said in its new report Monday...

 2021-11-22 07:30 

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Austria enters nationwide lockdown to fight soaring cases...

Austria has gone into a nationwide lockdown in a desperate effort to contain skyrocketing coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-22 00:25 

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Austria begins national lockdown to fight surging infections...

Austria has gone into a nationwide lockdown to combat skyrocketing coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-21 17:00 

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Mulled wine, Xmas vibes: Austrians enjoy day before lockdown...

Austrians are enjoying a last day out in coffeehouses and at Christmas markets before the government imposes a nationwide lockdown to combat a fourth surge of coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-21 16:10 

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GOP embraces natural immunity as substitute for vaccines...

Republicans fighting President Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandates are wielding a new weapon against the White House rules: natural immunity...

 2021-11-21 16:05 

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Tens of thousands protest Belgium's tighter COVID-19 rules...

Ten of thousands of people have marched through central Brussels to protest reinforced COVID-19 restrictions that the Belgian government has imposed to counter the latest spike in coronavirus cases...

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