The Seychelles is 60% vaccinated but still infections are rising. That’s not as bad as it sounds
The Seychelles is 60% vaccinated but still infections are rising. That’s not as bad as it sounds     One of the most vaccinated countries in the world is experiencing a Covid-19 outbreak. While other nations struggle to secure enough vaccines, the Seychelles is in the enviable position of having already fully immunized more than […]
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China and Russia want to vaccinate the developing world before the West. It’s brought them closer than ever
China and Russia want to vaccinate the developing world before the West. It’s brought them closer than ever     When Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is unloaded in countries around the world, hundreds of millions of doses will come with the label “Made in China.” Chinese companies have made agreements over the past month to […]
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Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles surpassing Oscar Robertson
Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles surpassing Oscar Robertson   Russell Westbrook of the Washington Wizards has notched his 182nd career NBA triple-double, breaking Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson’s record for the most in league history. The record had stood since 1974, the year Robertson retired. “Russell Westbrook, I’m very happy for you,” […]
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India’s second wave is ravaging villages without hospitals or even doctors to fight it
India’s second wave is ravaging villages without hospitals or even doctors to fight it     In the remote Indian village of Chogath, local pharmacist Jeetu has become the only source of medical help for people sick with Covid-19. The country’s second wave has devastated major cities and regional hubs, with hospitals running out of […]
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Israel launches airstrikes after rockets fired from Gaza in day of escalation
Israel launches airstrikes after rockets fired from Gaza in day of escalation   Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza have been exchanging fire through the night after clashes in Jerusalem Monday left hundreds injured and tensions sky high, prompting an uptick in the violence, official sources and pictures showed. Israeli airstrikes have left at least […]
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India’s Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse
India’s Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse   A terrifying and record-breaking wave of Covid-19 in India threatens to stall the country’s economic recovery and send shockwaves through several important global industries. Asia’s third largest economy has been struggling for weeks to control the devastating surge. Hundreds of thousands of new cases are […]
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China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up
China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up     For a week, China’s Long March 5B grabbed global attention, as space agencies and experts closely tracked its trajectory, speculating where debris would fall upon the rocket’s uncontrolled reentry. In China, however, the country’s space administration stayed […]
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Fauci joins calls for nationwide lockdown to contain India’s Covid crisis
Fauci joins calls for nationwide lockdown to contain India’s Covid crisis     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under increasing pressure to impose a nationwide lockdown as the country grapples with the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreak. On Monday, India reported 366,161 new cases, its health ministry said — the first time daily infections have […]
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It may be time to relax indoor face mask mandates Fauci says   Dr. Anthony Fauci says federal guidance on wearing face coverings indoors may change soon. Sunday on ABC News, Fauci was asked whether it’s time to start relaxing indoor masks requirements. Fauci replied, “I think so, and I think you’re going to probably […]
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