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Surgeon general calls out platforms over COVID-19 misinformation

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The report calls for an all of society push to address vaccine and coronavirus misinformation, including sweeping policy recommendations for companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy specifically calls on companies to redesig…


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There are at least 200 known cases of the Delta Plus coronavirus variant worldwide. Here's what we know

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A new and slightly changed version of the Delta coronavirus variant is spreading in a number of countries including the United Kingdom, United States and India, health officials say.


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US zoos giving special animal coronavirus vaccine to tigers, bears and gorillas

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The Oakland and Denver zoos will be among the first to start vaccinating tigers, bears and other mammals susceptible to coronavirus infections with a new animal Covid-19 vaccine from animal health company Zoetis.


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What Pfizer's plan for a third coronavirus vaccine dose means for you

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Even though the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced that it might be time to consider giving a third dose of its coronavirus vaccine to people, many doctors and public health officials argue that it's more beneficial to get shots into the arms of t…


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Coronavirus 'doubling' every five days, says French health minister - Reuters

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July 12 - COVID-19 infections are doubling every five days in France, Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Tuesday, a day after President Emmanuel Macron announced a mandatory vaccination order for health workers.


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Cambodia urges fast action to avert coronavirus 'tragedy' - Reuters

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Cambodian health authorities called on Thursday for urgent public action to slow the spread of the coronavirus and avert a health and economic tragedy, after the country reported a daily record 39 COVID-19 deaths.


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Indonesia reports record 21095 coronavirus cases – health ministry - Reuters

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Indonesia recorded its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases on Saturday with 21,095 cases, taking the total tally to 2,093,962, according to data from the country’s health ministry.


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Tunisian premier criticises ousted health minister on coronavirus - Reuters

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Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Tuesday accused the dismissed health minister of making "criminal" decisions that led to overcrowding and chaos at coronavirus vaccination centres.


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Malaysia health ministry reports record 199 coronavirus deaths - Reuters

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Malaysia's health ministry reported a record 199 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the highest daily toll since the start of the pandemic.


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COVID infections imperil Indonesia's vaccinated health workers, and hospitals - Reuters

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Indonesian pulmonologist Erlina Burhan is exasperated after another long shift in a jam-packed hospital missing 200 staff infected by the coronavirus despite being vaccinated just months ago.


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Indonesia reports record 31189 new COVID-19 cases, 728 deaths - Reuters

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Indonesia reported 31,189 new coronavirus infections and 728 deaths on Tuesday, both record daily increases, health ministry data showed.


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Indonesia reports record daily number of COVID-19 cases and deaths - Reuters

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Indonesia reported on Monday a record 29,745 new coronavirus infections and 558 deaths, health ministry data showed.


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Vietnam reports record 7968 coronavirus cases on Saturday - Reuters

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Vietnam's health ministry reported 7,968 coronavirus infections on Saturday, a record daily increase and up from Friday's record of 7,307.


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Indonesia reports record high 21807 coronavirus cases - Reuters

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Indonesia on Wednesday recorded its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases, with 21,807 infections, according to health ministry data.


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UK health minister: COVID-19 cases will rise significantly - Reuters

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Britain will rise significantly from currently levels, health minister Sajid Javid said on Monday as the government announced an end to almost all legal coronavirus restrictions.


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India's health minister quits as Modi readies cabinet reshuffle - Reuters

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India's health minister resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, officials said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to reinvigorate an administration that has been heavily criticised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.


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French Health Minister: COVID-19 Delta variant represents 20% of COVID cases in France - Reuters

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Brazil registers 64903 new coronavirus cases, 1893 deaths - Reuters

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Brazil registered 64,903 new coronavirus cases and 1,893 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.


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Brazil sees 54517 new coronavirus cases, 1424 deaths - Reuters

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Brazil registered 54,517 new coronavirus cases and 1,424 additional COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.


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Tunisia reports daily record 205 coronavirus deaths - Reuters

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Tunisia recorded 205 deaths in the last 24 hours, a daily record since the start of the pandemic, the health ministry said on Friday.