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Official: Nearly 70% of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated

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MOSCOW — The majority of medical workers, teachers and social workers in Moscow have been vaccinated against the coronavirus a month after authorities in...

Canadian government rejects virus shots in US border tunnel

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DETROIT — The Canadian government has rejected a creative plan to have Ontario residents line up inside a U.S. border tunnel to tap into...

Surgeon general urges US fight against COVID misinformation

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging tech companies, health care...

We’re not virus police, French cafes say of new COVID pass

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PARIS — French restaurant owners and workers are as worried as anyone about the coronavirus — but they’re also concerned that new mandatory COVID...

Canadian government rejects virus shots in US border tunnel

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DETROIT — The Canadian government has rejected a creative plan to have Ontario residents line up inside a U.S. border tunnel to tap into...

U.S. Passport Agency ends walk-in service at Vermont office

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ST. ALBANS, Vt. — The U.S. Passport Agency ended it’s no appointment walk-in service at its Vermont’s office after it was overwhelmed by people...

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that...

For pregnant women, pandemic made hunt for drug rehab harder

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After using drugs on and off for years, Megan Sims wanted to get clean again. But she couldn’t bring herself to stop during the...

WHO chief says it was ‘premature’ to rule out COVID lab leak

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BERLIN — The head of the World Health Organization acknowledged it was premature to rule out a potential link between the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow flow of vaccine doses from around the world...