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# COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'COVID-19'.

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'COVID-19'.

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A tale of two Europes? Covid infections fall for some but othe...

While the number of new coronavirus infections is falling dramatically in some countries in Europe, others fear a "third wav...


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Scotland Six Nations clash postponed over Covid outbreak

Scotland's Six Nations match in Paris on Sunday is postponed because of a coronavirus outbreak in the France squ...


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Moderna expects $18.4 billion in 2021 sales from Covid vaccine...

Moderna also said its chief medical officer, Tal Zaks, will leave the company in late Septemb...


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France v Scotland postponed amid COVID-19 outbreak - France TV

Sunday's France against Scotland Six Nations rugby game has been postponed amid a COVID-19 outbreak within the French squad, broadcaster France TV said on its websi...


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Moderna sees US$18.4 billion in sales from COVID-19 vaccine in...

Moderna Inc said on Thursday it was expecting to post US$18.4 billion in sales from its COVID-19 vaccine this ye...


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Pfizer-BioNTech testing if 3rd dose of their COVID-19 vaccine ...

NEW JERSEY: Pfizer and BioNTech said on Thursday (Feb 25) they are testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to better understand the immune response against new variants of the virus. They are also in talks with regulatory authorities about...


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Big turnout as Indonesia holds mass COVID-19 vaccination drive...

Thousands of Indonesia's religious figures gathered on Thursday (Feb 25) for mass COVID-19 inoculations for clergy and faith groups, with monks, priests, imams and nuns queuing to receive their first doses of vacci...


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Philippine soldiers ordered to get COVID-19 vaccine

MANILA: Philippine soldiers will be required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, the military said on Thursday (Feb 25), as the country prepares to receive its first doses and begin inoculations. Pressure is mounting on President Rodrigo D...


Coronavirus: Facts Vs Myths | Vaccine Drive: Next Phase From M...

As India is seeing a rise in Covid cases once again, the good news is, the vaccination drive will finally open up for more people from Monday. Anyone above the age of 60 or above 45 and with existing illnesses that make them more vulnerable to COV...


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Understanding long-term COVID-19 consequences should be 'clear...

COPENHAGEN: A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Thursday (Feb 25) urged national authorities to make a priority of understanding the long-term consequences of coronavirus infections as some people show worrying symptoms months lat...


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Long-term COVID should be 'clear priority' for authorities: WHO

COPENHAGEN: A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Thursday (Feb 25) urged national authorities to make a priority of understanding the long-term consequences of coronavirus infections as some people show worrying symptoms months lat...


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GOP finds risky form of unity in opposing COVID relief bill: T...

Party unity is often easier to achieve in opposition to a president, and huge price tags help. But it still carries potential costs of its o...


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Covid: White powder found in on Liverpool party hotel receptio...

More details emerge about an illegal lockdown party held at a Liverpool hot...


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Covid-19 vaccines may give you antibodies that prevent you ent...

When 26-year-old Peter Zhou graduated from medical school in New York and wished to return to Shanghai last month, he was faced with a dilemma: the antibody protection he received from a Covid-19 vaccine jab might be the very reason he could not g...


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Covid's Long-Term Impact Should Be "Clear Priority" For Author...

The World Health Organization's European branch said Thursday that patients experiencing post-Covid symptoms needed to be listened to and understanding long-term consequences should be made a priority...


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COVID-19: Taiwan to ease some restrictions on visitors

TAIPEI: Taiwan will begin slightly easing restrictions on foreign visitors coming to the island beginning on Monday (Mar 1). The Central Epidemic Command Center says foreign nationals wishing to come to Taiwan for business can apply for special p...