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WHO Europe urges caution over double coronavirus surge

Copenhagen, Denmark | Xinhua | The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Europe on Thursday urged people to exercise caution this holiday season, as the region is now coping with two highly transmissible coronavirus strains that have the potential to overload the already overburdened health systems. “The European region …

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Mix-and-match COVID vaccines

Combining two different COVID-19 vaccines provides protection on par with that of mRNA vaccines — including protection against the Delta variant | EWEN CALLAWAY | Study after study has shown that people who receive two different COVID-19 vaccines generate potent immune responses, with side effects no worse than those caused …

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DRC COVID-19 cases near 50,000 as Delta variant spreads

Kinshasa, DRC | XINHUA |  The number of COVID-19 cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is heading toward 50,000 as the Delta variant and oxygen supply shortage pose more challenges. Out of 1,797 samples tested on Thursday, the DRC recorded 143 new confirmed cases, announced on Friday …

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U.S. in wrong direction on anti-virus fight, warns Fauci

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States is heading “in the wrong direction” as the country scrambles to fight a new surge of COVID-19 cases because of the Delta variant and a large number of unvaccinated people, Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, has warned. “We are going in …

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