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Three new Ebola cases confirmed in Congo, two in Guinea

FILE PHOTO: A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine to a boy who had contact with an Ebola sufferer in the village of Mangina in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Olivia Acland//File PhotoGOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Three new cases of Ebola have been confirmed in […]

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U.S. FDA advisory panel votes in favor of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and sryinge are seen in front of displayed Johnson&Johnson logo in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo(Reuters) – A panel of expert advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday voted in favor of authorizing Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency […]

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Ireland sees strong early evidence that vaccines are working

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland is beginning to see strong early evidence that its COVID-19 vaccine rollout is protecting healthcare workers and care home residents from catching the disease, health officials said on Thursday.FILE PHOTO: A boy plays with his dogs on Sandymount strand, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dublin, Ireland February […]

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U.S. lawmakers say Trump appointees interfered with COVID-19 testing guidance

Slideshow ( 2 images )WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Political appointees in former U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration interfered with public health guidance on the coronavirus to justify reopening schools and businesses, congressional Democrats said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)said in August that people who were exposed to COVID-19 but were […]

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Mexico reports 7,030 new coronavirus cases, 462 more deaths

Freshly dug graves are pictured at the El Centinela cemetery, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico January 30, 2021. REUTERS/Victor MedinaMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Sunday reported 7,030 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 462 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 1,864,260 […]