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U.S. to require foreign visitors be vaccinated: WH

U.S. to require foreign visitors be vaccinated: WH

The news is the first clear indication from the Biden administration that it is preparing to ease travel restrictions first imposed in March 2020, at the outset of the pandemic. Details, however, remain in short supply.

U.S. to require foreign visitors be vaccinated: WH

Covid rebounds, affects children in China as vaccines turn ineffective

Covid rebounds, affects children in China as vaccines turn ineffective

The outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in the southern province of Fujian has become a case of huge concern for the Chinese authorities. The number of cases is increasing at a rapid speed while the authorities are struggling to contain new infections.

Covid rebounds, affects children in China as vaccines turn ineffective

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

One study tracked over 600,000 COVID-19 cases in 13 states from April through mid-July. As delta surged in early summer, those who were unvaccinated were 4.5 times more likely than the fully vaccinated to get infected, over 10 times more likely to be hospitalized and 11 times more likely to die, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

Indian-origin Uber driver reported killed by 15-year-old in New York

Indian-origin Uber driver reported killed by 15-year-old in New York

He had been injured in a shootout between a passenger in his car and the teenager who was also injured in the exchange of fire and remained hospitalised, the station said.

Indian-origin Uber driver reported killed by 15-year-old in New York

America transformed: Sept. 11, two decades later

America transformed: Sept. 11, two decades later

The searing parallels that bookend the two decades — shaken commanders-in-chief promising retribution for a devastating suicide attack; triumphant Taliban militants in Afghanistan and a military transport fleeing Kabul — might suggest little has changed. Of course, since Sept. 11, virtually everything has.

 

 

America transformed: Sept. 11, two decades later

WHO to monitor new Covid variant Mu for vax resistance

WHO to monitor new Covid variant Mu for vax resistance

Mu, also known as B.1.621, was first identified from Colombia in January this year. Infections from Mu have since been recorded in South America and Europe. Based on the latest round of assessments, B.1.621 was classified as a VOI on 30 August 2021 and given the WHO label "Mu".

WHO to monitor new Covid variant Mu for vax resistance