Amazon delays Prime Day in India and Canada as Covid ravages both countries

Amazon delays Prime Day in India and Canada as Covid ravages both countries
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Summary: Prime Day, which typically takes place in July, was postponed to mid-October last year in the U.S. and elsewhere due to the pandemic.
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Support grows for easing COVID-19 vaccine patent rules, but hurdles remain | CBC News

Support grows for easing COVID-19 vaccine patent rules, but hurdles remain | CBC News
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Summary: France has now joined the United States in calling for the easing of patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines. Other countries, including Canada, China and Russia, are at least willing to take part in WTO talks into a proposal to waive international protection rules.
Sentiment: positive
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Novel Genetic Biomarker Linked to Hair Loss Can Determine COVID Severity in Men

Novel Genetic Biomarker Linked to Hair Loss Can Determine COVID Severity in Men
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Summary: Researchers have discovered a novel biomarker to identify male COVID-19 patients most at risk for ICU admission. The findings presented today at EADV's 2021 Spring Symposium, suggest that men with genetic characteristics (phenotypes) sensitive to the male sex hormone androgen, are more likely to exp
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Germany rejects US proposal to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines

Germany rejects US proposal to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines
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Summary: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday voiced support for a waiver in a sharp reversal of the US position, and his top trade negotiator.
Sentiment: positive
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Cypriots will need tests or inoculation to eat out, worship

Cypriots will need tests or inoculation to eat out, worship
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Summary: Cyprus has unveiled a phased rollback of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions over the next month including a shortened curfew and a reopening of all schools next week
Sentiment: positive
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This medieval Catholic church in Spain hosts iftar meals during Ramadan

This medieval Catholic church in Spain hosts iftar meals during Ramadan
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Summary: Many of Spain’s 2 million Muslims are celebrating iftar, the traditional dinner at nightfall during Ramadan, alone. But Barcelona's Santa Anna Church has opened its courtyard for the nightly meal to keep the festive tradition alive.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. backs waiver on vaccine patents. What it means and what Canada thinks

U.S. backs waiver on vaccine patents. What it means and what Canada thinks
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Summary: The U.S. and EU support is a 'signal that IP rights can legitimately be limited' during a health crisis like COVID-19, one expert said.
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How West African Leaders Can Tackle Youth and Gender Inequities

How West African Leaders Can Tackle Youth and Gender Inequities
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Summary: May 06 (IPS) - Recently, both Republics of Benin and Chad held their 2021 national elections. These countries are among thirteen countries on the continent billed to elect new political leaders in 2021 alone. This is a good opportunity to improve conditions on the continent. Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified other issues on the continent like youth unemployment that better leadership could help improve.
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German lawmakers approve significant relaxation of lockdown rules for fully vaccinated citizens

German lawmakers approve significant relaxation of lockdown rules for fully vaccinated citizens
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Summary: German lawmakers have passed a law which will ease Covid-19 restrictions for people who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus or who have recently recovered from the disease, in a majority vote.
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Moderna Vaccine 96 Per Cent Effective In 12-17 Year-Olds, Study Shows

Moderna Vaccine 96 Per Cent Effective In 12-17 Year-Olds, Study Shows
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Summary: Moderna said Thursday its Covid-19 vaccine is 96 percent effective among youths aged 12 to 17, according to the results of its first clinical trials.
Sentiment: positive
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Sputnik light vaccine: Russia authorises single-dose Sputnik Light Covid vaccine for use | World News - Times of India

Sputnik light vaccine: Russia authorises single-dose Sputnik Light Covid vaccine for use | World News - Times of India
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Summary: Europe News: MOSCOW: Russia has authorised the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its Covid-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Th.
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L.A. yellow tier: What's open? What COVID-19 rules remain? - Los Angeles Times

L.A. yellow tier: What's open? What COVID-19 rules remain?  - Los Angeles Times
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Summary: L.A. County is in the yellow tier of the state's COVID recovery plan, allowing for the broadest reopening of the economy since the pandemic began.
Sentiment: positive
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Bees trained to immediately detect Covid-19 infections

Bees trained to immediately detect Covid-19 infections
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Summary: Using the insects, which have an unusually keen sense of smell, can cut waiting times for results to mere seconds.
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On Covid Vaccines, Germany Says Patent Protection "Must Remain"

On Covid Vaccines, Germany Says Patent Protection "Must Remain"
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Summary: A bold US bid to waive patents on much-needed coronavirus vaccines was strongly opposed by Germany on Thursday, threatening to derail the proposal that requires the consensus of World Trade Organization members to pass.
Sentiment: negative
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Covid vaccine makers' shares seesaw after Biden administration says it will back patent waivers

Covid vaccine makers' shares seesaw after Biden administration says it will back patent waivers
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Summary: Pfizer fell Thursday by as much as 5% from Wednesday's close while Moderna dipped by almost 12% before both stocks recovered most of those losses.
Sentiment: negative
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Ivanka Trump faces more anti-vaccine backlash after posting a photo of her 2nd Covid-19 shot

Ivanka Trump faces more anti-vaccine backlash after posting a photo of her 2nd Covid-19 shot
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Summary: Many of Ivanka's anti-vaxx supporters rejected her efforts to promote the vaccine in the comments to her social media posts.
Sentiment: positive
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Viral video claims Indians ill with Covid-19 but they’re actually victims of a gas leak

Viral video claims Indians ill with Covid-19 but they’re actually victims of a gas leak
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Summary: On French Twitter, people have been talking about “PsyOps”— which they say are deliberate attempts to dramatise the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. It all began with a tweet that included footage o…
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More than half of people living in democracies believe their freedoms have been overly restricted during the Covid-19 pandemic

More than half of people living in democracies believe their freedoms have been overly restricted during the Covid-19 pandemic
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Summary: A survey has shown that 53% of citizens living in democracies feel their freedoms are being infringed upon by their government’s response to Covid-19, and the dissatisfaction has grown since last year.
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Climate's Impact on India's COVID-19 Crisis

Climate's Impact on India's COVID-19 Crisis
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Summary: What role is India's notorious urban air pollution playing in the country's unfolding COVID-19 catastrophe?
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‘I don’t want to be in this country any more’: young Thais look for exit

‘I don’t want to be in this country any more’: young Thais look for exit
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Summary: The ‘Migrate’ Facebook page has become a platform for people to discuss pathways for emigration, with Thais already living overseas dispensing tips.
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Valleywise Health warns of recent uptick of COVID-19 cases

Valleywise Health warns of recent uptick of COVID-19 cases
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: Valleywise says now is not the time to let up on preventative measures.
Sentiment: positive
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France expands vaccine rollout as Macron voices support for patent waiver

France expands vaccine rollout as Macron voices support for patent waiver
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Summary: French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that he was "absolutely in favour" of a global waiver on patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines, adding his voice to a campaign backed by US President…
Sentiment: positive
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Prince Harry, Meghan Ask For Covid Vaccine Donations For Son Archie's Birthday

Prince Harry, Meghan Ask For Covid Vaccine Donations For Son Archie's Birthday
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan on Thursday asked fans to donate money for Covid-19 vaccines as a way of celebrating the second birthday of their son Archie.
Sentiment: positive
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COVID-19 is a vascular disease not a respiratory one, says study

COVID-19 is a vascular disease not a respiratory one, says study
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: This could explain blood clots in some COVID patients and other issues like "COVID feet", which are not classic symptoms of a respiratory illness.
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 6 | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 6 | CBC News
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Manitoba saw its highest daily count of new COVID-19 cases in months on Thursday, as Alberta reported a four-digit total of new cases that may not yet be the peak of the third wave in that province.
Sentiment: positive
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Further evidence supports controversial claim that SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate with human DNA

Further evidence supports controversial claim that SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate with human DNA
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Summary: After being challenged, research team provides more data to back its controversial hypothesis but the relevance to human health is unclear
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Cambodia to end capital’s lockdown despite reporting record high Covid-19 infections & WHO warning of ‘surge’ risk

Cambodia to end capital’s lockdown despite reporting record high Covid-19 infections & WHO warning of ‘surge’ risk
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Summary: The Cambodian government has lifted the three-week lockdown imposed on the country’s capital Phnom Penh, allowing life in the city to return to normality despite Covid-19 infection rates continuing to climb across the country.
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Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus.
Sentiment: positive
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Germany opens up AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination for all adults and shortens dose interval, health minister announces

Germany opens up AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination for all adults and shortens dose interval, health minister announces
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: Adults of all ages in Germany can now receive AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, and recipients of that jab can get their second dose as soon as four weeks after their first, German Health Minister Jens Spahn has said.
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Germany rejects US push to waive COVID vaccine patents | DW | 06.05.2021

Germany rejects US push to waive COVID vaccine patents | DW | 06.05.2021
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: The German government said while they support global vaccine supplies, "the protection of intellectual property is a source of innovation and must remain so in the future."
Sentiment: positive
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Novavax Vaccine Trial Indicates 100% Protection Against Severe COVID-19 Due to South African Variant

Novavax Vaccine Trial Indicates 100% Protection Against Severe COVID-19 Due to South African Variant
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Summary: Results from the initial primary analysis of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine trial conducted by Wits VIDA in SA have been published. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published findings of the Phase 2b clinical trial conducted in South Africa. NEJM is recognized as the world’s leading medic
Sentiment: positive
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Brazilian comedian's COVID-19 death unites nation in grief

Brazilian comedian's COVID-19 death unites nation in grief
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Summary: Paulo Gustavo, a popular comedian in some of Brazil's biggest-box office movies and television shows, died of COVID-19, sparking an outpouring of grief across a country polarized by the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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VIDEO: An Easy Way To Understand Coronavirus Variants — Using Puzzle Pieces

VIDEO: An Easy Way To Understand Coronavirus Variants — Using Puzzle Pieces
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: If you imagine viruses as pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, that can help explain what happens when a coronavirus variant comes into contact with human cells.
Sentiment: positive
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Merkel opposes Biden’s call to waive Covid-19 vaccine patent protections, as Spain says proposal ‘not enough’

Merkel opposes Biden’s call to waive Covid-19 vaccine patent protections, as Spain says proposal ‘not enough’
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: The Biden administration’s endorsement of a proposal to waive intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines is facing new opposition from German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Patents Not "Limiting Factor" For Vaccine Production: BioNTech

Patents Not "Limiting Factor" For Vaccine Production: BioNTech
Added 19 hours ago
Summary: German firm BioNTech said Thursday that patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines is not holding back production or supply of the jabs that it developed with Pfizer.
Sentiment: positive
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EU is 'ready' to talk about waiving patent protections on Covid vaccines, after U.S. backs move

EU is 'ready' to talk about waiving patent protections on Covid vaccines, after U.S. backs move
Added 19 hours ago
Summary: The EU is ready to discuss the waiving of intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, after the US said it supports the initiative.
Sentiment: positive
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New Zealand Pauses 'Travel Bubble' With Australia Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sydney

New Zealand Pauses 'Travel Bubble' With Australia Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sydney
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: Less than three weeks after launching quarantine-free travel between the two countries, New Zealand is suspending flights from Australia after new cases were found there.
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Viral Post Misleads on COVID-19 Death Reporting, Vaccine Monitoring

Viral Post Misleads on COVID-19 Death Reporting, Vaccine Monitoring
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: A tweet that migrated across social media platforms falsely suggests that any deaths in the 20 days following positive COVID-19 tests are to be attributed to the disease, "no matter what other factors were involved." There is no such policy. And there's also no evidence for the post's suggestion that the vaccines are causing deaths that are being ignored.
Sentiment: negative
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Moderna, Pfizer drop after US backs proposal to lift patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines to boost supply

Moderna, Pfizer drop after US backs proposal to lift patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines to boost supply
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: It was first put forward by India and South Africa and is also supported by the WTO
Sentiment: positive
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Von der Leyen says EU ready to discuss Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver following US’ backing of proposal

Von der Leyen says EU ready to discuss Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver following US’ backing of proposal
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: The European Commission president has said Brussels is prepared to look at a proposal to scrap intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines in an effort to accelerate global vaccinations against the virus.
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Biden supports waiving intellectual-property rules on vaccines - Los Angeles Times

Biden supports waiving intellectual-property rules on vaccines - Los Angeles Times
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Biden supports relaxing global trade restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines so that more countries can produce them and bring a faster end to the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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Indian healthcare system 'betrayed by monumental policy failure' - France 24

Indian healthcare system 'betrayed by monumental policy failure' - France 24
Added a day ago
Summary: Issued on: 06/05/2021 - 10:39Modified: 06/05/2021 - 15:08
Sentiment: negative
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New Study Estimates More Than 900,000 People Have Died Of COVID-19 In U.S.

New Study Estimates More Than 900,000 People Have Died Of COVID-19 In U.S.
Added a day ago
Summary: The total, estimated by researchers at the University of Washington, is 57% higher than the official death toll. Worldwide, they said, COVID-19 deaths are nearing 7 million, twice the official total.
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COVID-19 vaccines prevent coronavirus infection, studies imply - Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 vaccines prevent coronavirus infection, studies imply - Los Angeles Times
Added a day ago
Summary: Two studies of hospital workers bolster the case that COVID-19 vaccines really do reduce the risk of a coronavirus infection.
Sentiment: positive
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More support easing vaccine patent rules, but hurdles remain

More support easing vaccine patent rules, but hurdles remain
Added a day ago
Summary: GENEVA (AP) — Several world leaders Thursday praised the U.S. call to remove patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines to help poor countries obtain shots. But the proposal faces a multitude of hurdles, including resistance from the pharmaceutical industry...
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19: Sputnik vaccine rockets, thanks to Lancet boost

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Summary: Journals risk being used in place of regulators when they publish studies of novel vaccines that have not yet been authorised by a major regulator. Chris van Tulleken argues that peer review is inadequate to decide the risk-benefit ratio of new drugs In August 2020 President Vladimir Putin announced Sputnik V, a vaccine developed by Russia’s Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology. The president’s claim that it had gone through “all the necessary trials”1 did not seem to be ba
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Pharmaceutical firms’ shares tumble after US plans patent waiver on Covid vaccines

Pharmaceutical firms’ shares tumble after US plans patent waiver on Covid vaccines
Added a day ago
Summary: Experts say manufacturing bottlenecks and material shortages are bigger hurdle to making more vaccines
Sentiment: positive
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New Jersey University offers up to $1,000 off fees for vaccinated students

New Jersey University offers up to $1,000 off fees for vaccinated students
Added a day ago
Summary: Full-time students will get $500 off their tuition bills, and those who reside on campus will get another $500 deducted from their housing bills.
Sentiment: positive
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EU says willing to discuss waiver of Covid-19 vaccine patents

EU says willing to discuss waiver of Covid-19 vaccine patents
Added a day ago
Summary: The European Union is willing to discuss a proposal, now backed by US President Joe Biden's administration, to waive intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, European Commission chief Ursu…
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19 races through rural India as deaths hit another grim record

Covid-19 races through rural India as deaths hit another grim record
Added a day ago
Summary: The country reported a record 412,262 new Covid-19 cases and 3,980 deaths in the past 24 hours.
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US backs waiver on patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines

US backs waiver on patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines
Added a day ago
Summary: Top of The World: The Biden administration announced it backs a temporary waiver on patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines. And, the IFRC warned of an impending crisis in Nepal due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. Also, Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen, the former child soldier turned top commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, was sentenced by the International Criminal Court to 25 years in prison
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Hong Kong lawmakers take aim at officials, urge them to raise their game

Hong Kong lawmakers take aim at officials, urge them to raise their game
Added a day ago
Summary: Tabling the motion, legislator Horace Cheung, a member of leader’s cabinet, said government had to be effective in executing policies and also receptive to people’s opinions.
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COVID-19 spreads to rural India, villages ill-equipped to fight it

COVID-19 spreads to rural India, villages ill-equipped to fight it
Added a day ago
Summary: In the town of Susner in Madhya Pradesh state, patients were being treated outdoors under trees, on blankets on the ground.
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COVID-19 death toll is more than double the official count, UW analysis suggests

COVID-19 death toll is more than double the official count, UW analysis suggests
Added a day ago
Summary: A new analysis by University of Washington scientists says the worldwide death toll from COVID-19 is likely double the official count. In the U.S., COVID deaths total more than 905,000 — 38% higher than the official toll, the study says.
Sentiment: negative
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Science Ministry funds trial on effect of Gayatri Mantra in treating COVID-19

Science Ministry funds trial on effect of Gayatri Mantra in treating COVID-19
Added a day ago
Summary: AIIMS Rishikesh study will also evaluate effect of Pranayama in patients with moderate symptoms.
Sentiment: negative
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412k new cases in 24 hours in India

412k new cases in 24 hours in India
Added a day ago
Summary:

India saw record new jumps in COVID-19 cases and deaths on Thursday, dashing tentative hopes that the catastrophic recent surge was easing.

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Bar owner charged with selling fake COVID-19 vaccine cards - Los Angeles Times

Bar owner charged with selling fake COVID-19 vaccine cards - Los Angeles Times
Added a day ago
Summary: The owner of the Old Corner Saloon in San Joaquin County is arrested after allegedly selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to undercover agents.
Sentiment: negative
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Despite Hundreds Of Daily COVID-19 Deaths In Russia, Moscow Streets Are Bustling

Despite Hundreds Of Daily COVID-19 Deaths In Russia, Moscow Streets Are Bustling
Added a day ago
Summary: Russian officials report thousands of new COVID-19 cases and hundreds of deaths everyday, but that's not reflected on the streets of Moscow, where people act as if the pandemic is over.
Sentiment: negative
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How to determine if your symptoms are allergies or COVID-19

How to determine if your symptoms are allergies or COVID-19
Added a day ago
Summary: COVID-19 and allergies reflect similar symptoms.
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India’s gov’t eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps

India’s gov’t eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps
Added a day ago
Summary: Under order by the Supreme Court, India's government agreed to provide more medical oxygen to hospitals in the capital, potentially easing a 2-week-old shortage that worsened the country's exploding coronavirus crisis.
Sentiment: negative
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25 killed in Rio de Janeiro shoot-out as Brazilian police clash with drug cartel in favela (VIDEOS)

25 killed in Rio de Janeiro shoot-out as Brazilian police clash with drug cartel in favela (VIDEOS)
Added a day ago
Summary: A massive police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s Jacarezinho slums resulted in the death of two dozen suspected criminals, one officer, and several injured police and civilians – including subway passengers caught in the crossfire.
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Russia approves single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine

Russia approves single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine
Added a day ago
Summary: The developers of the slimmed-down vaccine said the jab is 79.4 per cent effective against Covid-19.
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California bar owner charged with multiple felonies for allegedly selling fake Covid-19 vaccination cards, officials say

California bar owner charged with multiple felonies for allegedly selling fake Covid-19 vaccination cards, officials say
Added a day ago
Summary: A bar owner who allegedly sold fake Covid-19 vaccine cards from his business was charged with multiple felonies, including forgery and identity theft.
Sentiment: negative
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Drugmakers say Biden misguided over vaccine patent waiver

Drugmakers say Biden misguided over vaccine patent waiver
Added a day ago
Summary: Drugmakers say US President Joe Biden's support for waiving patents of Covid-19 vaccines could disrupt a fragile supply chain.
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Third COVID wave in India ‘inevitable’, warns top gov’t scientist

Third COVID wave in India ‘inevitable’, warns top gov’t scientist
Added a day ago
Summary: Scientific adviser to Indian government says pandemic’s further waves ‘inevitable’ as about 4,000 people die in a day.
Sentiment: negative
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Frustrated over slow roll-out, rich Thais book ‘vaccine tours’ to US

Frustrated over slow roll-out, rich Thais book ‘vaccine tours’ to US
Added a day ago
Summary: A Bangkok travel agency has packages from US$2,400 to US$6,400 for trips to San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.
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India's Community Health Workers Say Government Is Failing to Protect Them From COVID-19

India's Community Health Workers Say Government Is Failing to Protect Them From COVID-19
Added a day ago
Summary: “My wife sacrificed her life working for a government that did not care about her as a human being.”
Sentiment: negative
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Canada authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

Canada authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15
Added a day ago
Summary: TORONTO: Canada is authorising the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children from the ages of 12 to 15, the first dose to be allowed ...
Sentiment: positive
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Serbia launches world’s first cash-for-jabs scheme to spur vaccine drive

Serbia launches world’s first cash-for-jabs scheme to spur vaccine drive
Added a day ago
Summary: The Balkans country is also offering vaccines in shopping centres and rewarding volunteers with vouchers.
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Covid fears are spreading on Mount Everest, as climbers risk infection to reach the top of the world

Covid fears are spreading on Mount Everest, as climbers risk infection to reach the top of the world
Added a day ago
Summary: (CNN) — Climbers rejoiced when Nepal decided to reopen its side of Mount Everest this year, but reports suggest even the world's highest peak isn't safe from the spread of coronavirus.
Sentiment: positive
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As COVID-19 rages globally, US set to vaccinate low-risk teens

As COVID-19 rages globally, US set to vaccinate low-risk teens
Added a day ago
Summary: The imminent authorisation of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in adolescents is expected to give the United States' stalling immunisation campaign a ...
Sentiment: positive
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EU ready to ‘discuss’ COVID-19 vaccine patient waivers

EU ready to ‘discuss’ COVID-19 vaccine patient waivers
Added a day ago
Summary: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday that Brussels was ready discuss a US-backed proposal to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines
Sentiment: positive
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COVID-19 toll in U.S. projected to drop sharply by end of July | CBC News

COVID-19 toll in U.S. projected to drop sharply by end of July | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: Teams of experts are projecting that COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the United States will fall sharply by the end of July, according to research released by the government on Wednesday.
Sentiment: positive
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Free Beer And Doughnuts To Promote Vaccines In US

Free Beer And Doughnuts To Promote Vaccines In US
Added a day ago
Summary: Free beer, free doughnuts, savings bonds -- government officials and businesses are teaming up to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
Sentiment: positive
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US approves waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

US approves waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
Added a day ago
Summary: The Biden administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to speed the end of the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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Researchers Analyze: How Accurate Were Early Expert Predictions on COVID-19?

Researchers Analyze: How Accurate Were Early Expert Predictions on COVID-19?
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Summary: Who made more accurate predictions about the course of the COVID-19 pandemic — experts or the public? A study from the University of Cambridge has found that experts such as epidemiologists and statisticians made far more accurate predictions than the public, but both groups substantially underestim
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CDC projects a surge in U.S. Covid cases through May due to variants before vaccinations drive a 'sharp decline'

CDC projects a surge in U.S. Covid cases through May due to variants before vaccinations drive a 'sharp decline'
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Summary: While Covid cases are expected to increase this month, hospitalizations and deaths will likely remain low nationally, the U.S. agency said.
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India's gov't eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps

India's gov't eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps
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Summary: Under order by the Supreme Court, India's government on Thursday agreed to provide more medical oxygen to hospitals in the capital city of New Delhi...
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Moderna booster increases antibodies against COVID-19 variants, early data shows

Moderna booster increases antibodies against COVID-19 variants, early data shows
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Summary: Moderna Inc said on Wednesday early human trial data shows that a third dose of either its current COVID-19 shot or an experimental new vaccine ...
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US Must Organise And Collaborate To Provide Aid India Needs: Congresswoman

US Must Organise And Collaborate To Provide Aid India Needs: Congresswoman
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Summary: A top American lawmaker has proposed sending a mercy ship to India to help the country which is struggling to deal with a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Indian minister pivots to virtual G-7 meeting after COVID-19 exposure

Indian minister pivots to virtual G-7 meeting after COVID-19 exposure
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Summary: India's external affairs minister attended Group of 7 meetings in London virtually Wednesday after learning he might have been exposed to the coronavirus by other members of his delegation.
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COVID-19 vaccine: US supports patent waiver proposed by India, South Africa

COVID-19 vaccine: US supports patent waiver proposed by India, South Africa
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Summary: The Biden administration's decision will make it easier for the WTO's General Council to approve the proposal..COVID-19 vaccine. COVID vaccine patent. WTO. Unied states. Biden administration
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‘Wrong answer’: Big Pharma group up in arms after Biden signals support for profit-threatening patent waiver on Covid vaccines

‘Wrong answer’: Big Pharma group up in arms after Biden signals support for profit-threatening patent waiver on Covid vaccines
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Summary: An international body representing a who’s-who of Big Pharma firms has rejected a US-backed proposal to lift intellectual property rights for coronavirus vaccines, insisting the move will not speed up global distribution.
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‘Less democratic’ Asian nations satisfied with govt Covid response as public opinion in Europe suffers ‘severe downturn’ – study

‘Less democratic’ Asian nations satisfied with govt Covid response as public opinion in Europe suffers ‘severe downturn’ – study
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Summary: People’s satisfaction with the Covid-19 response in “more democratic” Europe has “dropped sharply” in 2021 compared to last year, while people in “less democratic” Asia have “remained consistently positive,” finds a global survey.
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UN chief pushes voluntary sharing of COVID-19 vaccine licences

UN chief pushes voluntary sharing of COVID-19 vaccine licences
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Summary: UN chief Antonio Guterres believes vaccine makers should allow other companies to produce versions of their COVID-19 shots, a UN spokesman said on ...
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'Mystery Case' Of Indian Covid Variant Leads To Curbs In Sydney

'Mystery Case' Of Indian Covid Variant Leads To Curbs In Sydney
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Summary: Australian officials reinstated social distancing measures across greater Sydney on Thursday, as they scrambled to find missing tranmission links in a COVID-19 case connected to an Indian variant of the virus.
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French parliament’s law committee approves Covid-19 passports for large gatherings, as MPs raise concerns over ‘discrimination’

French parliament’s law committee approves Covid-19 passports for large gatherings, as MPs raise concerns over ‘discrimination’
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Summary: A key committee in France’s parliament has given the green light for the so-called Covid-19 ‘health passes’ that people will have to carry when attending crowded events and venues. Some MPs have said it may lead to discrimination.
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US administers 249.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 249.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
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Summary: The United States has administered 249,566,820 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning and distributed 321,549,335 ...
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Covid-19 mortality rate has DOUBLED among young people in Brazil, Pan-American health watchdog warns

Covid-19 mortality rate has DOUBLED among young people in Brazil, Pan-American health watchdog warns
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Summary: Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people linked to Covid-19 are on the rise across the Americas, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has warned, adding that the situation in Brazil is particularly alarming.
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 5 | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 5 | CBC News
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Summary: Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 12 and older on Wednesday, prompting Alberta, Manitoba, B.C. and the Northwest Territories to announce they would offer the shot to kids in that age bracket as part of their efforts to rein in the COVID-19 virus.
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Eight lions contract Covid-19 at Hyderabad zoo amid coronavirus surge in India

Eight lions contract Covid-19 at Hyderabad zoo amid coronavirus surge in India
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Summary: At least eight Asiatic lions have tested positive for coronavirus at a zoo in Hyderabad, India, the country's environment ministry has said. The big cats have displayed mild Covid-19 symptoms, including dry cough and running nose.
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Coronavirus live: seven cases of Indian variant confirmed in Northern Ireland; EU to speed up Covid drugs approval

Coronavirus live: seven cases of Indian variant confirmed in Northern Ireland; EU to speed up Covid drugs approval
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Summary: Northern Ireland chief medical officer says discovery highlights need for caution; EU aims to have three new medicines authorised by October
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Shares of China vaccine makers slump on U.S. waiver support

Shares of China vaccine makers slump on U.S. waiver support
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Summary: Shares in Chinese vaccine makers slumped on Thursday after U.S. President Joe Biden's support for a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights on COVID-19 vaccines sent investors scrambling to reconsider high valuations.
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Depression rate in UK more than DOUBLES since start of Covid-19 pandemic, 1 in 5 people affected – govt stats

Depression rate in UK more than DOUBLES since start of Covid-19 pandemic, 1 in 5 people affected – govt stats
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Summary: The number of adults reporting symptoms of depression in the UK more than doubled in early 2021, compared with pre-pandemic levels recorded in 2019, with one in five people suffering from “some form” of depression.
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Arizona Taco Festival reveals dates for 2021 fall festival: How to get tickets

Arizona Taco Festival reveals dates for 2021 fall festival: How to get tickets
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Summary: The Arizona Taco Festival announced that it would return to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in the fall with tacos, tequila sampling, and its signature chili pepper eating contest.
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BioNTech/Pfizer to request approval for new Covid-19 shot that lasts up to 6 months at fridge temperatures

BioNTech/Pfizer to request approval for new Covid-19 shot that lasts up to 6 months at fridge temperatures
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Summary: The CEO of BioNTech has said the company and its US partner Pfizer will seek approval for a new version of their Covid-19 vaccine that can be stored at normal refrigerator temperatures for up to six months.
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Norway to introduce Covid-19 vaccine certificates to attend events, before EU-compatible version rolled out

Norway to introduce Covid-19 vaccine certificates to attend events, before EU-compatible version rolled out
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Summary: The Norwegian prime minister has said the country will bring in Covid vaccine passports, which will allow holders to attend events before the government brings in EU-compliant certificates later that month.
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COVID-19 catastrophe in India worsens as cases and deaths mount

COVID-19 catastrophe in India worsens as cases and deaths mount
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Summary: India's health ministry reported 357,229 new COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours and 3,449 deaths.
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NZ suspends quarantine-free travel from Sydney

NZ suspends quarantine-free travel from Sydney
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Summary: The decision was made following the detection of two community cases in Sydney.
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The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown

The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown
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Summary: Progressive communities have been home to some of the fiercest battles over COVID-19 policies, and some liberal policy makers have left scientific evidence behind.
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