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U.S. May Have Hit The Mark With Vaccinations To Beat Back COVID-19

U.S. May Have Hit The Mark With Vaccinations To Beat Back...

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The U.S. appears to be very close to hitting a tipping point in the coronavirus pandemic, with vaccinations finally turning around the trajectory of infections.
COVID-19 Has Hit The Amish Community Hard. Still, Vaccines Are A Tough Sell

COVID-19 Has Hit The Amish Community Hard. Still, Vaccines Are A...

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Holmes County, Ohio, General Health District staff members (from left) Michael Derr, Jennifer Talkington and Abbie Benton prepare materials for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic this month inside St. Peter's Catholic Church in Millersburg. Anna Huntsman/WCPN hide caption toggle caption Anna Huntsman/WCPN Holmes County, Ohio, General Health District staff members (from left) Michael Derr, Jennifer Talkington…
New U.S. COVID-19 Cases Decline, Vaccination Pace Slows Too

New U.S. COVID-19 Cases Decline, Vaccination Pace Slows Too

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Johnson & Johnson vaccinations have resumed, which could facilitate new vaccination pop-up clinics. At the same time, doctors in rural areas are strategizing on how to get people to get the shot.
India’s COVID-19 Cases Break World Records 4 Days In A Row

India’s COVID-19 Cases Break World Records 4 Days In A Row

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Nearly 350,000 new cases were confirmed Sunday, more than any country on any day since the pandemic began. India's health system is collapsing. There are pleas for oxygen, hospital beds and medicine.
COVID emergency shuts Japan’s Super Nintendo World one month after opening

COVID emergency shuts Japan’s Super Nintendo World one month after opening

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L-R: Luigi, Super Mario series creator Shigeru Miyamoto, and Mario, posing at Universal Studios Japan's upcoming Super Nintendo World theme park in Osaka. "Dad's busy," as spoken by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, is the energy that is going to get us through this godforsaken pandemic. Nintendo / Universal Studios Japan As with many classic Mario…
Chile’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Was Largely Successful — But The Virus Persists

Chile’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Was Largely Successful — But The Virus...

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Chile has been praised worldwide for its COVID-19 vaccination program, inoculating a higher proportion of its population than all but two countries.
COVID-19 Is Now Spreading Fastest In India — Pushing Its Health System Near Collapse

COVID-19 Is Now Spreading Fastest In India — Pushing Its Health...

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India is now where the coronavirus is spreading fastest. With shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and vaccines, the country's health system is near collapse. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: It was just two months ago that India seemed to have put the coronavirus behind it. The country's caseload had dropped sharply. But since then, cases of…
Opinion: How COVID Reveals The Hypocrisy Of The Global Health ‘Experience’

Opinion: How COVID Reveals The Hypocrisy Of The Global Health ‘Experience’

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Abraar Karan spent time in rural India in 2008 while working for Unite for Sight, a nonprofit group that provides eye care. Above: He interviews a woman about the challenge of living from severe cataracts. Daniel Carvalho hide caption toggle caption Daniel Carvalho Abraar Karan spent time in rural India in 2008 while working for…
Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 3 Million

Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 3 Million

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Relatives attend a COVID-19 victim's burial at a cemetery in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, on Thursday. Michael Dantas/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Dantas/Getty Images Global deaths from COVID-19 has surpassed 3 million, according to the latest data from John Hopkins University. Leading in those deaths are the United States, with more than 566,000,…
Brazil COVID-19: ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

Brazil COVID-19: ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

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A health worker treats a COVID-19 patient at a field hospital in Ribeirao Pires, greater Sao Paulo area, on Tuesday. Andre Penner/AP hide caption toggle caption Andre Penner/AP A health worker treats a COVID-19 patient at a field hospital in Ribeirao Pires, greater Sao Paulo area, on Tuesday. Andre Penner/AP Health officials in Brazil say…

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