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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Many private doctors, dentists, and health workers in Mexico are protesting that they have been left out of a government-run coronavirus vaccine programme despite the fact they are exposed to possible infection. The...

TOKYO (AP) — Doctors in Japan have announced that they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19. The recipient, identified only as a...

ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s national vaccination committee has announced it is recommending the AstraZeneca vaccine continue to be administered to people 30 and older, saying the risk of serious illness or death from COVID-19 far...

MIAMI (AP) — The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the federal government to demand cruise ships be allowed to start sailing immediately, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday. DeSantis said the no-sail order is outdated and...

ALBANY, New York (AP) — In the largest programme of its kind, New York lawmakers have created a $2.1 billion fund to aid workers who lost jobs or income during the coronavirus pandemic but were excluded from other government relief...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain joined other European nations on Wednesday in limiting the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to the elderly due to concerns over links to extremely rare blood clotting. Spanish Health Minister Carolina Darias...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday become the latest country to restrict use of the AstraZeneca vaccine by recommending that it not be given to people under age 50. The announcement came after Australian drug regulators held a...

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the pandemic in England....

JERUSALEM (AP): Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the world not to revive the troubled international nuclear deal with Iran as he opened Israel’s annual memorial day for the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust....

BEIRUT (AP): Jordan’s King Abdullah II addressed the unprecedented public rift within the royal family for the first time on Wednesday, portraying it as an attempted sedition involving his half-brother that had been “nipped in the bud”, but caused...
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