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 2021-11-29 04:34 

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Japan bans entry of foreign visitors as omicron spreads...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is suspending the entry of all foreign visitors from around the world as a new coronavirus variant spreads. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says the measure will take effect Tuesday. The decision means Japan will restore border contr...

 2021-11-28 00:01 

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Lo que significa la nueva variante micron para el futuro de la pandemia de covid-19...

Alejandra Ramos Barreda (CNN) — La aparicin de la variante del coronavirus micron recientemente identificada se siente como una prueba de nuestro instinto pandmico. Los cientficos saben desde hace mucho tiempo que el mundo vera emerger variantes de ...

 2021-11-27 21:09 

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

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese club Belenenses has started a match against Benfica with just nine players after an outbreak of coronavirus in its squad. Saturday's Portuguese league game was not called off by authorities. Playing with two fe...

 2021-11-26 21:44 

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Official: WTO delays key meeting amid COVID variant concerns...

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization is postponing its conference set to open Tuesday after Switzerland initiated new travel restrictions following the emergence of a worrying new coronavirus variant, a Geneva-...

 2021-11-26 21:31 

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Official: WTO delays key meeting amid COVID variant concerns...

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization is postponing its conference set to open Tuesday after Switzerland initiated new travel restrictions following the emergence of a worrying new coronavirus variant, a Geneva-...

 2021-11-26 19:09 

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Biden to restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday...

By Kaitlan Collins, CNN President Joe Biden will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday as a new coronavirus variant has emerged, administration officials told CNN. Acting on advice from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the CDC, ...

 2021-11-26 18:41 

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday...

The Associated Press Stocks closed sharply lower after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 905 points. The S&P 500 index fell 2.3%, its worst day since February and the N...

 2021-11-26 18:07 

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

By MARIA CHENG and HALELUYA HADERO A coronavirus variant recently identified in South Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease. The risks of the new variant are largely unknown, but governments around ...

 2021-11-26 18:07 

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

By MARIA CHENG and HALELUYA HADERO A coronavirus variant recently identified in South Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease. The risks of the new variant are largely unknown, but governments around ...

 2021-11-26 14:01 

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A new Covid-19 variant with high number of mutations sparks travel bans and worries scientists...

By David McKenzie, Ghazi Balkiz and Ivana Kottasov, CNN The discovery of a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant by South African health authorities has sparked a forceful reaction across the world with a number of countries banning t...

 2021-11-26 13:55 

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

By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL AP Science Writer NEW DELHI (AP) — The Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, has resumed exports of coronavirus vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX distribution program after halting most overseas sales i...

 2021-11-26 13:55 

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

By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL AP Science Writer NEW DELHI (AP) — The Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, has resumed exports of coronavirus vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX distribution program after halting most overseas sales i...

 2021-11-26 00:02 

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A new Covid-19 variant could show immune evasion and enhanced transmissibility, South African scientists warn...

By David McKenzie and Ghazi Balkiz, CNN South Africa's health minister announced Thursday the discovery of a new coronavirus variant that appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of the country. "Initially it looked like some cluster outbreaks, bu...

 2021-11-25 08:01 

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

By DAVID McHUGH, EMILY SCHULTHEIS and JUSTIN SPIKE Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Some of Europe's Christmas markets are warily opening amid surging coronavirus infections. In Germany, the picturesque Frankfurt market is open over a ...

 2021-11-24 16:51 

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Judge convicts 2 Rotterdam rioters, sentences them to prison...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A judge has convicted a man and a woman of involvement in rioting in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam last week and sentenced both to prison terms, prosecutors said. A demonstration against government coronavirus restri...

 2021-11-24 14:01 

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Europe braces for another deadly Covid surge as some countries go back into lockdown...

World Health Organization Europe director Dr. Hans Kluge says vaccines alone will not be enough to protect the continent from a new wave of coronavirus cases this winter. The post Europe braces for another deadly Covid surge as some countries go back into...

 2021-11-24 13:06 

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Man sentenced for sending bomb hoax to UK vaccine plant...

LONDON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for sending a bomb hoax to a U.K. coronavirus vaccine factory and similar parcels elsewhere including a laboratory in Wuhan. About 120 people had to be evacuated from a plant in...

 2021-11-24 12:35 

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

By MIKE CORDER Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Social distancing has became mandatory again across the Netherlands as coronavirus infections continue to soar. Meanwhile, the head of the country's leading intensive care physician i...

 2021-11-24 12:32 

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

By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press ROME (AP) — Twenty small towns in northern Italy's autonomous South Tyrol province have imposed new anti-coronavirus restrictions. The partial lockdown is aimed at containing rising coronavirus infections and ...

 2021-11-23 14:21 

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Slovakia proposes lockdown amid record infection surge...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — 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. Inspired by neighboring Austria, the governme...

 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 League game at Brugge after they contracted the coronavirus. Marsch is in isolation after testing posit...

 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 produce their coronavirus antibody test, a move that could significantly boost testing in poor countries with limited COVID-19 surveillance. In a statement on T...

 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 due to the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total. WHO Europe is based in Copenhag...

 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 due to the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total. WHO Europe is based in Copenhag...

 2021-11-22 15:02 

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

By LAURA UNGAR AP Medical Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging. Each new infection brings another opportun...

 2021-11-22 14:59 

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Navajo officials urge COVID-19 safety as holiday nears...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation officials are urging residents on the vast reservation to limit in-person gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus around the holidays. The tribe reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and...

 2021-11-22 05:09 

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Austria enters nationwide lockdown to fight soaring cases...

VIENNA (AP) — Austria has gone into a nationwide lockdown in a desperate effort to contain skyrocketing coronavirus infections. The lockdown in the Alpine nation comes as average daily deaths have tripled in recent weeks and some hospitals have warn...

 2021-11-22 04:46 

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Asian shares mixed after China warning on risks, stagflation...

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer Stocks are mixed in Asia after closing mostly lower on Wall Street Friday, despite the Nasdaq's first close above 16,000. A resurgence of coronavirus outbreaks in the U.S., Europe and some other regions is weigh...

 2021-11-22 04:46 

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Asian shares mixed after China warning on risks, stagflation...

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer Stocks are mixed in Asia after closing mostly lower on Wall Street Friday, despite the Nasdaq's first close above 16,000. A resurgence of coronavirus outbreaks in the U.S., Europe and some other regions is weigh...

 2021-11-21 10:43 

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Austrians enjoy final day before impending lockdown...

By EMILY SCHULTHEIS Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — Austrians are enjoying a last day out in coffeehouses and at Christmas markets before the government will impose a nationwide lockdown to combat a growing fourth wave of coronavirus infections. The ...

 2021-11-20 11:35 

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Russia's record virus death toll persists...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's record high coronavirus death toll persisted for a second straight day on Saturday, as the number of new infections declined. The state coronavirus task force reported 1,254 COVID-19 deaths, matching Friday's tally. Th...

 2021-11-20 10:36 

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Thousands expected to protest upcoming lockdown in Vienna...

VIENNA (AP) — Thousands of protesters are expected to gather in Vienna after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown to contain the quickly rising coronavirus infection rate in the country. Among others, the far-right opposition Free...

 2021-11-20 09:18 

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Coronavirus infections soar to new record in Czech Republic...

PRAGUE (AP) — Soaring coronavirus infection rates in the Czech Republic have hit a new record for the second time this week. The Health Ministry says the daily tally jumped to 22,936 on Friday, almost 500 more than the previous record set on Tuesday...

 2021-11-20 07:36 

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Europe's COVID crisis pits vaccinated against unvaccinated...

By RAF CASERT and KAREL JANICEK Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — With coronavirus infections spiking again across Europe despite nearly two years of restrictions, the health crisis increasingly is pitting citizen against citizen — the vaccinat...

 2021-11-19 18:36 

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Prince Charles ends first tour since start of pandemic...

CAIRO (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, have concluded their first foreign tour since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The prince of Wales and the duchess of Cornwall have been on a four-day trip to Jordan and Egypt me...

 2021-11-19 13:29 

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Police in Spain search for isolation-skipping Dutch tourists...

By ALBERTO ARCE Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities are trying to locate a group of Dutch tourists who left a hotel where they were quarantined after testing positive for coronavirus. Seven of nine of the infected tourists vanished, a...

 2021-11-19 13:25 

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Macy's stock, once left for dead, is roaring back to life...

CNN, KGO, KTRK, WCPO, KCAL, KCBS, KYW By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business In spring 2020, in the depths of coronavirus lockdowns, investors couldn't dump Macy's stock fast enough. Shares fell as low as $4.38 apiece. That was then. On Thursday, Macy...

 2021-11-19 13:25 

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Macy's stock, once left for dead, is roaring back to life...

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business In spring 2020, in the depths of coronavirus lockdowns, investors couldn't dump Macy's stock fast enough. Shares fell as low as $4.38 apiece. That was then. On Thursday, Macy's stock jumped 21% after the company...

 2021-11-19 00:31 

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Navajo Nation reports 99 more COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Thursday reported 99 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three additional coronavirus-related deaths. The latest numbers pushed the tribe's total to 38,616 cases since the pandemic started and 1,51...

 2021-11-18 21:26 

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Florida Gov DeSantis signs bill limiting vaccine mandates...

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Private businesses in Florida will be forced to let workers opt out of coronavirus vaccine mandates after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a sweeping legislative package to combat federal requir...

 2021-11-18 19:44 

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El coronavirus se propaga en ciervos y otros animales. Los cientficos estn preocupados por lo que eso significa para las personas...

Melissa Velsquez Loaiza (CNN) — Cientficos han descubierto que el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 se propaga entre los ciervos de cola blanca y otros animales salvajes en Estados Unidos. Las personas son la fuente probable, pero eso no significa que el virus...

 2021-11-18 14:17 

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Cathay Pacific fires three pilots who caught Covid-19 in Germany...

By Duarte Mendonca, CNN Cathay Pacific has fired three pilots after they were infected with coronavirus in the German city of Frankfurt. The Hong Kong airline said in a statement that an internal investigation had found that the pilots were involved in a ...

 2021-11-18 00:18 

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Florida GOP limits vaccine mandates, flouting White House...

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans have approved a sweeping bill to hobble coronavirus vaccine mandates in businesses. They rejected claims they were sacrificing public health to hand Gov. Ron DeSantis...

 2021-11-17 19:07 

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Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battery-powered vehicles will get top billing at the Los Angeles Auto Show opening this week after a year's hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Subaru will unveil its first all-electric vehicle, a smallish SUV named the So...

 2021-11-17 19:07 

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Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battery-powered vehicles will get top billing at the Los Angeles Auto Show opening this week after a year's hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Subaru will unveil its first all-electric vehicle, a smallish SUV named the So...

 2021-11-17 02:05 

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South Korea pushes booster shots as COVID-19 spread worsens...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 3,187 new cases of the coronavirus, nearly matching a one-day record set in September, a worrisome development in a country that eased social distancing rules in recent weeks to lessen the pandemic&...

 2021-11-16 12:09 

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Britain's Prince Charles pays royal visit to Jordan...

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Jordan as part of the first royal tour since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The British royals were greeted on the ta...

 2021-11-16 00:33 

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Audit: Governor improperly used COVID funds for salaries...

By DAVID PITT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new state audit report on government spending accuses Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds of using nearly $450,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds to pay salaries for 21 members of her staff for three ...

 2021-11-15 23:00 

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Preguntas de la audiencia sobre el coronavirus: Se puede donar sangre tras vacunarse contra el covid-19?...

Marysabel E. Huston-Crespo (CNN Espaol) Esta semana, en nuestro episodio de preguntas y respuestas, el Dr. Elmer Huerta resuelve varias dudas sobre las vacunas peditricas contra el covid-19. Tambin, hablamos de las vacunas que se pueden mezclar para las d...

 2021-11-15 19:54 

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Florida GOP moves to combat vaccine mandates, virus rules...

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers have begun debating a package of bills to combat coronavirus vaccine mandates, continuing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' fight against virus rules. The weeklong spec...

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