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White House to acknowledge U.S. will miss July 4 vaccination goal

The Biden administration plans to acknowledge on Tuesday it will likely miss its goal of vaccinating 70% of U.S. adults with at least one dose…

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Microsoft set to unveil future of Windows amid questions about its long decline

Data: Statcounter Global Stats; Chart: Axios Visuals Microsoft is unveiling a new version of Windows on Thursday, and the refresh to its desktop operating system…

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Duterte Threatens To Arrest Filipinos Who Refuse Vaccination

The Philippine president said in televised remarks Monday night that he’s exasperated with people who refuse to get immunized amid the coronavirus pandemic, and that…

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Opinion: Vaccine Hesitancy In The U.S. Is A Peculiar Privilege

That’s my perspective as an immigrant when I hear Americans say they’re going to “watch and wait” — while my family members and international colleagues…

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China crosses 1 billion vaccinations, with 500 million in one month

Data: Our World in Data; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios China has now administered 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines — 500 million of them in just…

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Raiders’ Carl Nassib becomes 1st active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders player Carl Nassib becomes the first active NFL player in history to come out as gay on Monday. Why it matters: The…

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U.S. Athletes Competing In Olympic Trials For A Shot At Tokyo

The delayed Tokyo Olympics will begin in July. Despite continued COVID-19 uncertainty surrounding the games, U.S. athletes are going through the Olympic trials for the…

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Biden Wants Answers About COVID-19’s Origin — But Pressuring China Could Backfire

The Biden Administration has asked the World Health Organization to push China harder for answers about what started COVID-19. But some experts say increased public…

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In The Philippines, Keeping Non-Coronavirus Patients Out Of Hospitals May Be Crucial

As the pandemic continues to ravage the Philippines, a medical emergency response team in the Metro Manila area is working to keep as many non-coronavirus…

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As Vaccinations Ramp Up, India Hits Lowest Daily COVID-19 Tally In 3 Months

India confirmed its lowest daily coronavirus tally Monday in nearly three months, as it ramps up vaccinations and makes them free for all adults. Source:…

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‘Bolsonaro Out!’: Massive protests in Brazil as COVID-19 death toll tops 500,000

This story originally appeared on Common Dreams on June 20, 2021, and is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. As Brazil’s death toll surpassed 500,000 on…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: Biden says 300M COVID-19 shots administered in U.S. — The states that have vaccinated at least 70% of adults. Economy: Investors still view COVID…

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California to pay off unpaid rent accrued during COVID-19 pandemic

California will pay off the accumulated unpaid rent that has piled up during the COVID-19 pandemic, the AP reports. Why it matters: The move would…

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Eyeball-destroying “black fungus” cases spike to over 30,000 in India

Enlarge / A suspected mucormycosis black fungus patient receives examination at a hospital in Bhopal, India, on May 29, 2021. (credit: Getty| Xinhua News Agency)…

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U.S. announces destinations for 55 million more COVID vaccine doses

The Biden administration on Monday announced a list of countries that will receive the remaining 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses that the U.S. has pledged…

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Investors fear inflation, labor shortages in second half of 2021

Investors entered 2021 concerned about the transition to a new U.S. president, the form of new fiscal stimulus, the distribution of vaccines and the reopening…

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Russia braces for scorching heatwave not seen for 120 YEARS as officials say working day should be cut short due to extreme heat

Record-breaking heat is expected to hit much of Russia this week, with temperatures in Moscow set to rise to over 36 degrees Celsius (97 Fahrenheit)…

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Investors fear inflation, labor shortages in second half of 2021

Investors entered 2021 concerned about the transition to a new U.S. president, the form of new fiscal stimulus, the distribution of vaccines and the reopening…

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Tokyo Olympics Will Open Its Doors To A Small Fan Base — COVID Permitting

Up to 10,000 domestic fans will be allowed at events, or 50% of the venue’s capacity, whichever is less, Olympics organizers said Monday. (Image credit:…

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Europe Watches With Worry As Delta Variant Spreads Fast In The U.K. And Lisbon

Cases remain low in Spain, Germany and France, but health ministers there say the fast spread of the Delta coronavirus strain elsewhere shows a serious…

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Tech’s war for your wrist

Tech’s biggest companies are ramping up competition for the real estate between your hand and your elbow. The big picture: The next big hardware platform…

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Tokyo Olympics to allow up to 10,000 fans at each event, despite warnings from COVID advisers

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said Monday that venues can be filled up to 50% capacity when the Games kick off on July 23, with…

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