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Britain’s coronavirus variant a concern, ‘likely to sweep the world’, says scientist

LONDON, (Reuters) – The coronavirus variant first found in the British region of Kent is a concern because it could undermine the protection...

U.S. warns against moves that damage institutions in Haiti amid political gridlock

PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – The United States said yesterday it was “deeply concerned” about Haiti’s fragile institutions, although it stopped short of chastising President Jovenel...

Vaccine Race: COVAX Launching Millions Of Doses For Latin America And Caribbean

A leader of the global COVID vaccine procurement mission acknowledges the pandemic disaster in Latin America and the Caribbean is its "greatest priority." Latin America...

Model girlfriend of soccer star Jerome Boateng found dead

The model girlfriend of Bayern Munich soccer star Jerome Boateng was found dead in her Berlin, Germany apartment, officials say. Police are investigating Kasia Lenhardt's...

European Union Approves 23 More Exports of Covid-19 Vaccines

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union said it has approved a further 23 requests to ship Covid-19 vaccines to other parts of the world under...

WHO investigation in China indicates animal origin of SARS-CoV-2

A mission by the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Tuesday that its investigation in Wuhan, China, pointed to bat as the possible origin...

YouTuber Shot Dead While Filming ‘Prank’ Robbery

A Tennessee YouTuber was shot and killed while filming a "prank" video that went horribly wrong. According to Nashville police, Timothy Wilks, 20, was shot...

Haiti’s president alleges coup conspiracy; 20 arrested

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haitian President Jovenel Moïse announced Sunday that police have arrested more than 20 people he accused of trying to kill...

South Africa suspends Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID vaccine roll-out

South Africa has suspended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in its immunisation programme until a committee of scientists advises on the...

Briton who drowned in Barbados is named as millionaire businessman

A British millionaire businessman has drowned in Barbados after being warned by locals not to venture into the sea in rough conditions. Mark Smith,...

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