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Indonesia surpasses 100,000 deaths amid new virus wave
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Indonesia surpasses 100,000 deaths amid new virus wave

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia surpassed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, a grim milestone in a country struggling with…
CDC updates COVID-19 travel risk map, Egypt classified as ‘medium risk’
Egypt

CDC updates COVID-19 travel risk map, Egypt classified as ‘medium risk’

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its coronavirus travel risk map on its website, with Egypt…
More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says
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More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US has donated and shipped more than 110 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than…
COVID-19 in Egypt: 51 new cases, 7 deaths on Monday
Egypt

COVID-19 in Egypt: 51 new cases, 7 deaths on Monday

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported on Monday reported 51 new coronavirus cases, seven deaths, and 560 recovered…
Tunisia received 6 million doses of vaccine as donations- president
Middle East

Tunisia received 6 million doses of vaccine as donations- president

TUNIS, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Tunisian President Kais Saied said on Monday that his country has received six million doses…
Providing a 3rd coronavirus vaccine booster dose in Egypt still undecided: Official
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Providing a 3rd coronavirus vaccine booster dose in Egypt still undecided: Official

Providing a third coronavirus vaccine dose in Egypt has not been decided yet, said advisor to the Minister of Health…
Clean, repeat: At Tokyo Games, virus is Olympians’ chief foe
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Clean, repeat: At Tokyo Games, virus is Olympians’ chief foe

TOKYO (AP) — Holding each other tighter than lovers, the wrestlers smear each other with sweat, spittle and — when…
US hits 70 percent vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge
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US hits 70 percent vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

The US on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden’s goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot into 70 percent…
China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreads
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China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreads

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced Tuesday mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks…
Morocco to extend night curfew to limit COVID-19 surge
Middle East

Morocco to extend night curfew to limit COVID-19 surge

RABAT, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Morocco will lengthen its night curfew, starting two hours earlier at 9 pm (2000 GMT)…
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