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WHO advisors have approved emergency listing for China's two-dose vaccine.
Also, Japanese officials are mulling extending the state of emergency for much of the country.
Four of the five countries with the most cases last week were in the Americas.
India's COVID-19 deaths are still at record highs, with black fungus cases rising.
In other developments, Australia and Japan reported cases involving the South African SARS-CoV-2 variant.
As cases soar in both the UK and South Africa, scientists are scrambling to detail variant virus characteristics.
The WHO releases a new resource aimed at preventing COVID-19 spread in nursing homes.
WHO officials stressed that even intense transmission countries can turn their outbreaks around with leadership, consistent messaging, and key measures.
With the global total about to top 13 million cases, the WHO warns countries to act.
COVID-19 cases are rising by 1 million a week, exceeding oxygen supplies in a market in which most concentrators are produced by a few companies.
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