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Jun 08, 2021

Jun 08, 2021

News Scan for Jun 08, 2021

Physician COVID-19 triage distress
One dose of Pfizer COVID vaccine
New smallpox treatment
H1N2v flu in Taiwan

Jun 07, 2021

Jun 07, 2021
Young African man wearing mask

Uganda enters 2nd COVID-19 lockdown as surges noted elsewhere

Some Asian countries, like Taiwan, continue to battle stubborn COVID spikes.

Jun 04, 2021

Jun 04, 2021

Groups amplify calls for COVID vaccine sharing as G7 leaders gather

Pressure grows on wealthy countries that have excess doses to start donating them.

May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021
Drive through COVID vax

COVID hot spots persist in Latin American countries

Argentina reports record deaths as activity continues to flare in places like Brazil, areas of Central America, and some Caribbean islands.

May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021
COVID death India

India's COVID-19 cases top 25 million as deaths soar

Some other Asian nations are facing their biggest surges of the pandemic, and 7 African nations report notable rises.

May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021
COVAX shipment

UN agencies make urgent appeal for COVAX vaccine doses

"While the situation in India is tragic, it is not unique." Surging cases are taxing healthcare systems.

May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Boris Johnson

COVID-19 spikes in Asia, variant spread keep global health officials on edge

In the UK, quickly rising B1617.2 cases in some areas have triggered surge testing and other actions.

May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021
Russia's COVID vaccine on assembly line

India and its states seek to fill COVID-19 vaccine gaps

The world's second most populous country has only 2.8% of its population fully vaccinated.

May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021
Floating flowers in Ganges River

India's COVID surge unfolds in more grim chapters

As daily cases stay above 300,000, scores of bodies turn up in some of India's rivers.

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021
COVID-19 response team in India

WHO sends COVID-19 aid as India nears 400,000 daily cases

India again breaks its record for new COVID cases, topping 386,000.

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