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India set for huge vaccine drive as global virus deaths top 2 million

India was set to begin one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives Saturday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global Covid-19 deaths surged past two million. The World Health Organization has called for accelerating vaccine rollouts…
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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the investigation. The long-awaited mission is of…
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Beijing vaccinates thousands in Covid-19 jab drive

Thousands of people lined up in Beijing Monday to receive a Covid-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. More than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first dose of the vaccine over…
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Covid-19 cases top 80 million worldwide

More than 80 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been detected worldwide since the pandemic began a year ago and 1.76 million deaths, according to an AFP tally based on official figures at 0800 GMT Sunday. In total, 80,145,185 cases and 1,756,060 deaths have been…
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Covid-19: Infection can create protection for at least six months

People infected with covid-19 may be protected against new infections in the next six months or longer, indicate the results of two studies released on Wednesday by scientific institutions. In both cases, researchers (in England and the United States) found that those who…