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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials announced Thursday that more than one billion people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the world's most populous country or about 72% of its 1.4 billion people. Through Wednesday, 2.16...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is considering requiring vaccinations against COVID-19 and contact tracing of international visitors after the United States revamps current broad restrictions that bar many foreigners from...

LONDON — Britain is giving coronavirus booster shots to people over age 50 and those 16 to 49 with underlying medical conditions. The National Health Service says the first shots were administered Thursday to health care workers. That means...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top official said Wednesday that ramping up COVID-19 vaccinations around the world was the bloc's No. 1 priority right now and committed another 200 million vaccine doses to Africa and low-income...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is seeing one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years, with more than 2,300 people dying from suspected cases as Africa's most populous country struggles to deal with multiple disease outbreaks. This year...

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom said Tuesday it will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over age 50 and other vulnerable people after an expert panel said the boosters were needed to protect against waning immunity this...

Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier. It’s no bull. Scientists put the task to the test, and 11 out of 16 cows learned to use the ‘MooLoo’ when they had to go. Just like some parents, the researchers used a sweet...

NAIROBI (AP): Several hundred people line up every morning, starting before dawn, on a grassy area outside Nairobi’s largest hospital hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Sometimes the line moves smoothly, while on other days, the staff tells them...

NASSAU (CMC): The Bahamas government said on Monday that persons who have been placed in quarantine as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be allowed to cast their vote in the general elections on Thursday. A statement from the...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (CMC): Haiti’s main political parties have reached an agreement establishing a transition government until the holding of presidential elections and a constitutional referendum next year. The agreement, reached over the weekend,...
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