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Nations seeing large jumps in cases include Botswana, Vietnam, the US, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the UK.
Elsewhere, countries in Southeast Asia report more daily record highs, and Tunisia's surge has toppled its healthcare system.
Much of the increase in cases is led by the more transmissible Delta variant, which has now been detected in 111 nations.
WHO head Tedros urges Moderna and Pfizer to go all out on channeling vaccine supply to COVAX.
In another breaking development, the CDC today urged pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries.
In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.
(CIDRAP News) – The world registered fewer human infections with H5N1 avian influenza in 2012, but the fatality rate was a little higher than in previous years, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted in a recent review of the year's data.
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