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Mexico to use Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on at-risk kids (nationalpost.com)

MEXICO CITY — The COVID-19 vaccine by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer will be the only one used in Mexico for at-risk children aged 12-17, Mexico Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez Gatell said on Friday. Mexico is expanding its vaccine campai ...

Published on 2021-09-24 12:18:35

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As queues form at gas stations, Britain vows to solve trucker shortage (nationalpost.com)

LONDON — Britain on Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has closed petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to breaking point but the haulage industry cautioned that there were no quick fixes. J ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:53:54

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Brazil agriculture minister tests positive for COVID-19 (nationalpost.com)

SAO PAULO — Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina has tested positive for COVID-19 and will remain isolated following medical guidance, she said in a Twitter post on Friday. The news comes three days after Health Minister Marcelo Queir ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:50:14

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‘I haven’t looked back’: the women who discovered cycling in lockdown (theguardian.com)

Quieter lockdown roads inspired a 50% rise in women trying cycling in England. For some riders it turned into more than a new hobbyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFiona Forster had never felt comfortable driving on the bus ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:44:49

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Booster doses just got approved in the US. At least 15 countries haven't vaccinated 3% of their people yet (cnn.com)

Health officials in the United States have said Covid-19 vaccine boosters can begin for older and higher-risk people there. But at least 15 countries around the world -- most of them in Africa -- have yet to give at least one vaccine dose to more tha ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:42:17

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Carer who spent 248 days in hospital with Covid and nearly died twice finally home (mirror.co.uk)

Alan Finch's partner was told twice he may not survive coronavirus as he spent 248 days on hospital wards struggling to breathe and battling multiple organ failure ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:15:24

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Clay Travis: America is safer when we trust the police (foxnews.com)

The COVID-19 virus has been deemed the greatest threat to our society by Democrats and activists of a similar priority. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:13:52

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US CDC backs COVID-19 boosters for at-risk workers, elderly (aljazeera.com)

Agency's director overruled its own panel in recommending boosters for people who face high risk of infection at work. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:11:52

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Britain scrambles for truck drivers as queues form at petrol stations amid shortage (scmp.com)

Britain on Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has closed petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to breaking point but the haulage industry cautioned that there were no quick fixes.Just as the world ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:09:18

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Biden official reveals the failure behind America's epic chip shortage (cnn.com)

The shortage of computer chips is raising the price of new and used cars, delaying shipments of electronics and holding back the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:02:43

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Unlikely England will go into ‘full blown lockdown’ this winter, says Neil Ferguson (independent.co.uk)

Epidemiologist ‘moderately optimistic’ as country yet to see back-to-school surge in Covid-19 infections ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:02:36

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Victoria Covid update: Moderna vaccine to be rolled out as Brett Sutton sounds AFL grand final warning (theguardian.com)

Victoria reports 733 new cases and one death as chief medical officer condemns ‘wacky’ protestersThe Moderna vaccine will be rolled out at state-run Covid-19 vaccination sites from next week as Victoria pushes to reach its 80% first-dose target.The V ...

Published on 2021-09-24 11:01:27

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Garth Brooks Scales Down Shows Due To COVID-19: ‘Stadiums Are Officially Out' (huffpost.com)

The country star explained why he's only playing dive bars for the rest of the year at least. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:42:03

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Moderna CEO Predicts End Of COVID-19 Pandemic Within A Year (huffpost.com)

Many lower-income nations are still waiting on their first vaccine doses, even as some countries like the U.S. prepare for booster programs for at-risk citizens. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:40:52

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The Latest: WHO endorses antibody treatment for some people (independent.co.uk)

The World Health Organization is recommending a pricey antibody treatment for certain coronavirus patients in the latest update to its guidelines for treating people with COVID-19 ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:39:09

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Shilpa Medicare to make drug substance for Cadila's ZyCoV-D vaccine (business-standard.com)

ZyCoV-D is the world's first approved DNA vaccine, and the first Covid-19 vaccine in India to be approved for use in adolescents 12 years and above ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:39:00

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‘We haven’t finished the job’: JVT reflects on 18 months of Covid (theguardian.com)

Listen to the experts, says deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, not the celebritiesThey didn’t ask for the spotlight, and sometimes they didn’t always seem comfortable under the media glare.But the scientists who came into our lives at the ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:32:19

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5 things to know for September 24: Immigration, Covid-19, Congress, Memphis, Germany (cnn.com)

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:31:40

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Singapore reimposes restrictions in latest speed bump for ‘living with Covid’ plan (scmp.com)

Singapore on Friday moved to tighten Covid-19 measures as daily infections soared to record levels, with diners once again limited to groups of two – instead of up to five – and companies directed to make working from home the default setting.The res ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:31:16

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Fuel shortages: What is causing a crisis at petrol pumps - Brexit, Covid-19, DVLA delays (mirror.co.uk)

Drivers are facing petrol shortages due to a lack of lorry drivers to get fuel to station forecourts. Here we look at how Brexit, Covid-19 and other factors are driving the crisis ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:16:07

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Quad leaders to meet at White House amid shared China concerns (nationalpost.com)

WASHINGTON — Leaders of United States, Japan, India and Australia, sharing concerns about China’s growing power and behavior, meet in person as a group for the first time on Friday for a summit expected to bring progress on COVID-19 vacci ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:01:57

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Singer Natalie Imbruglia mixes motherhood with ‘personal’ new album (nationalpost.com)

LONDON — Natalie Imbruglia thought audiences might throw tomatoes at her when she first started out in the 1990s, but more than 20 years later the Australian singer-songwriter is still making music, releasing her sixth studio album on Friday. & ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:01:37

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Desperation, misinformation: how the ivermectin craze spread across the world (theguardian.com)

With Peru’s health system overhelmed last year, many residents began self-medicating, an indicator of things to comeAs Covid-19 cases in Peru rose rapidly during the early months of the pandemic, public interest in the drug ivermectin surged.Misleadi ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:00:15

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Russia record as daily deaths from COVID-19 hit new high (feedburner.com)

Russia has the highest COVID-19 death toll in Europe. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 10:00:08

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Most common symptom to tell the difference between Covid and a cold (mirror.co.uk)

Symptoms of the Covid-19 virus are extremely similar to those of a regular cold, particularly for those who have been double jabbed. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:59:16

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Italy recognizes Covishield, Indian vaccine card holders now eligible for green (livemint.com)

The Embassy of India in Italy on Friday said that the country has recognised Serum Institute of India’s (SII) Covishield covid-19 vaccine paving way for green pass for Indian vaccine card holders for travelling to the European country. ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:51:25

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Coronavirus: Malaysia and Singapore to mutually recognise vaccination records; South Korea hits record daily cases (scmp.com)

Malaysia and Singapore will recognise each other’s vaccination certificates to allow movement between the two countries, National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman Muhyiddin Yassin said on Friday.Muhyiddin said he had been in touch with Singapore Prime ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:33:00

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Shilpa Medicare to make Cadila's three-dose coronavirus vaccine (business-standard.com)

The country's health authorities had given emergency approval in August for Cadila's vaccine ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:12:00

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Shilpa Medicare to make Cadila's ZyCoV-D Covid vaccine (livemint.com)

Indian health authorities had given emergency approval in August for Cadila's vaccine, the world's first Covid-19 DNA shot, in adults and children aged 12 years and above ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:03:41

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Egypt approves one-dose Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine for use – RDIF (nationalpost.com)

MOSCOW — Egypt has authorized Russia’s single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine against COVID-19, the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which markets the shot abroad, said on Friday. The country approved Russia’s two-dose Sputnik V vaccine i ...

Published on 2021-09-24 09:01:43

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