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Vaccination Incentive: A $1M Lottery, College Scholarships

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unveiled a lottery system Wednesday to entice people to get COVID-19 shots, offering a weekly $1...

UK Authorities Concern Over New COVID Variant, World Virus News

Evidence is growing that a troubling variant of the coronavirus discovered in India is more transmissible than the variant first detected in Kent and...

Cuba Trying Latest of 5 Homegrown COVID Vaccines

Cuba started a mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on Wednesday using one of its five homegrown vaccine candidates which, if proven effective, could improve...

Latin America’s Pandemic Tragedy: Death Toll Nears One Million, World Stats

Reuters- Hellen Ñañez has suffered enough tragedy for a lifetime. The Peruvian 28-year-old mother has mourned the death of 13 close relatives since the...

Venezuela’s Academy of Medicine Asks U.S. for COVID-19 Vaccines

Reuters A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Venezuela's main...

UK To Reopen, US-Cases Down, Vaccinations Down, World Stats

Spread of Indian Covid variant has not deterred PM from return of cinemas and indoor hospitality and permitting mixing at home Bars, museums and cinemas...

Gandhi Warns India’s ‘Explosive’ COVID Wave Threatens the World- World Stats

India's main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi warned on Friday that unless the deadly second COVID-19 wave sweeping the country was brought under control it...

Vaccine tourism: Canadians Fly South for Shot as U.S. Demand Falls

Allison LampertSteve Scherer   5 minute read 1/2 A U.S. and a Canadian flag flutter at the Canada-United States border crossing at the Thousand Islands Bridge, which remains...

Biden Backs Patent Waiver Allowing Any Nation to Make Corona Vaccine

Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers The Biden administration will support a proposal to temporarily waive international patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines, a move that's...

Where India Went Wrong, World Stats

BBC- On Monday, a senior official from India's federal government told journalists that there was no shortage of oxygen in Delhi or anywhere else...

India-20m Covid Cases, Moderna Donates Vax, UK Summer Travel

BBC- India has recorded more than 20 million Covid infections, but the government says that cases are "slowing down". The country added more than...

Argentina Hospitals Full, Mexico Has Vaccine Troubles, World Stats

Hospitals are full’ as Argentina COVID-19 cases hit 3 million Reuters   1/2 A demonstrator holds an Argentinian flag as they protest against Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez's lockdown...

How India Got It Wrong, Costa Rica to Close, World Stats

Huge surge in cases followed erroneous ‘supermodelling’ study suggesting herd immunity had been achieved by Michael Safi Guardian (UK) They will be remembered as India’s lost months:...

Indians Go to Polls as Virus Rages, Vaccines Effective for Seniors,...

People in the Indian state of West Bengal are voting in the final phase of elections despite soaring Covid cases. Long queues were seen outside...

Dr. Fauci: ‘World Has Failed India,’ OK for Vaccinated to UnMask,...

‘We’re all in this together’: Dr Fauci says world has failed India as Covid cases surge US’s top infectious disease expert lambasts wealthy countries for...

Heart Disease May Be Long-Term Effect of Pandemic

Moscow, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Scientists in Russia warned of the possibility that in the next three to five years there will be a...

US to Share Vaccine, Biden Offers India Support, More

US to share millions of AstraZeneca vaccine doses with other countries The Biden administration on Monday announced that it will move to donate millions of...

Mexican Minister In Talks to Manufacture Russian COVID Vaccine

Reuters Mexico's top diplomat traveled to Moscow on Sunday for a visit with Russian officials, his office said, amid talks to hammer out plans for...

US and UK Aiding India Fight Corona Devastation, World Stats

Washington reverses vaccine export ban while Downing Street dispatches ventilators and oxygen People queue to get tested for Covid-19 in Hyderabad, India, on Sunday. The...

UK: Most Effective Malaria Vaccine Developed

BBC- Researchers in Britain have developed the world’s most effective malaria vaccine, with it becoming the first to achieve the World Health Organization-specified 75...

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