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Coronavirus in DR Congo: How funds went missing - report

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Dodgy accounting and unofficial bonuses plague the nation's virus response, says the Congo Research Group.


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Germany won't pay unvaccinated workers in quarantine - draft - Reuters

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German health authorities are planning new rules under which unvaccinated workers would not receive compensation for lost pay if coronavirus measures forced them to quarantine, according to a draft decision by state health ministries.


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Ukraine daily COVID-19 deaths top 300 for first time since May - Reuters

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The number of daily coronavirus-related deaths in Ukraine topped 300 for the first time since mid-May, health ministry data showed on Tuesday.


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Ukraine plans mandatory COVID-19 shots for some jobs - Reuters

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Ukraine is planning compulsory coronavirus vaccinations for some jobs including teachers and employees of state institutions and local governments, Health Minister Oleh Lyashko said on Wednesday.


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Brazil approaches 600000 COVID deaths in second-deadliest outbreak - Reuters

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Brazil has had 24,611 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 648 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Thursday.


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Dubai opens coronavirus-delayed Expo 2020

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Organisers say the world fair will be the largest global gathering since the start of the pandemic.


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Canada's current COVID-19 surge could decline in coming weeks - health official - Reuters

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's latest COVID-19 wave could decline in the coming weeks with increasing numbers of Canadians now vaccinated against the coronavirus, a top medical official said on Friday, citing longer-term forecasts.


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Italy reports 24 new coronavirus deaths, 2437 new cases - Reuters

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Italy reported 24 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, up from 14the previous day, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 2,437 from 2,983.


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Italy reports 46 coronavirus deaths, 2748 new cases - Reuters

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Italy's health ministry on Saturday reported 46 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, up from 30 during the prior period, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 2,748 from 3,023.


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Rachel Levine: Transgender official sworn in as four-star admiral

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Dr Rachel Levine is already the nation's most prominent openly transgender federal official.


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Ukraine faces new jump in COVID-19 infections - Reuters

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The number of daily new coronavirus infections in Ukraine rose to almost 12,000 over the past 24 hours for the first time since April, health ministry data showed on Thursday.


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Italy reports 44 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, 3099 new cases - Reuters

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Italy reported 44 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, compared with 50 the day before, the health ministry said, and the daily tally of new infections fell to 3,099 from 3,525.


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Inside a COVID ward at a St. Louis children's hospital | Pictures - Reuters India

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Adrian James, 2, who tested positive for the coronavirus, breathes with the help of a ventilator at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, October 5, 2021.  REUTERS/Ca


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WHO chief expects collaboration of China, others on virus origins follow-up - Reuters

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The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that he expected all countries, including China, to collaborate in the second phase of a probe into the origins of the coronavirus after an initial mission to China.


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Serbia introduces COVID-19 passes for indoor cafes and restaurants - Reuters

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Serbia will make a COVID-19 "health pass" mandatory for access to restaurants, cafes and bars in the evenings, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Wednesday, as the country struggles with persistently high numbers of coronavirus infections.


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New Zealand says it may not get to zero COVID-19 cases again - Reuters

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New Zealand may not get back to having zero coronavirus cases in the community, the director general of health said on Thursday, as the country continues efforts to stamp out the infectious Delta variant of the virus.


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Australia's Delta outbreak spreads to new states - Reuters Australia

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Australia reported more than 1,900 new infections of the Delta coronavirus on Sunday, health data showed, with authorities struggling to quell the outbreak in the two most populous states and cases spreading to new states.


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Italy reports 25 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 3312 new cases - Reuters

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Italy reported 25 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 52 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 3,312 from 3,405.


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Spain's COVID-19 rate at 'low risk' level for first time in 15 months - Reuters

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Spain's coronavirus incidence dropped below 50 cases per 100,000 people on Thursday, reaching the threshold considered "low risk" by the Health Ministry for the first time in over a year.


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Germany does not expect extra covid curbs this winter - minister - Reuters

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Germany does not expect to have to impose any further coronavirus-related restrictions this autumn and over the coming winter, since the vaccination rate is higher than previously thought, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Thursday.