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Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay — Protesters clashed with the police in Paraguay’s capital, Asunción, late on Friday as anger over the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis boiled onto the streets and forced the resignation of the country’s top health......

Dining at restaurants and the lack of mask mandates are each linked to the spread of the virus in the U.S., the C.D.C. says.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As officials in Texas and Mississippi lifted statewide mask mandates, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered fresh evidence of the importance of mask use in a new study on Friday. Wearing masks, the study......

Americans are increasingly willing to get vaccinated, according to a new survey.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Vaccine hesitancy has been a concern among U.S. public health experts for months now. But evidence increasingly suggests that as vaccination rates increase, many unvaccinated Americans are becoming more comfortable with the idea of receiving the shot themselves.......

Canada approves the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, giving it a fourth option.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Canada’s health regulator on Friday authorized the use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine. The move now gives the country, which has experienced a slow start to vaccinations, four inoculations to choose from. “This is great news,” Prime......

Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Vaccine Push Fuels a New Race, This Time for Syringes

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Workers checking syringes at a factory in Ballabgarh, India, last month.Credit…Rebecca Conway for The New York Times As countries jostle to secure enough vaccine doses to help put an end to the pandemic,......

She Was a Star of New Palestinian Music. Then She Played Beside the Mosque.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here “People on the conservative side saw this as an example of the weakness and absence of the Palestinian Authority, and the impotence of the Palestinian condition,” said Sari Nusseibeh, a Palestinian intellectual and former head of Al-Quds University......

In Iceland, 18,000 Earthquakes Over Days Signal Possible Eruption on the Horizon

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Similar tremors have been observed ahead of volcanic eruptions in the past, and the Icelandic Meteorological Office said that magma movements were a likely cause for the continuing activity. The agency has warned that an eruption could occur......

Covid-19 Live Updates: States Face Pushback as Biden Criticizes Mask Moves

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. The state has been affected deeply by the coronavirus pandemic, recording more than 44,000 deaths and nearly 2.7 million cases.Credit…Montinique Monroe/Getty Images The outrage didn’t stop at the Texas......

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