Thai volunteers aid COVID patients in need of care, testing
Thai volunteers aid COVID patients in need of care, testing

As Thailand‘s medical system struggles under a surge of coronavirus cases, ordinary people are helping plug the gaps

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French parliament OKs restaurant COVID pass, vaccine rules
French parliament OKs restaurant COVID pass, vaccine rules

France’s parliament has approved a law requiring special virus passes for all restaurants and mandating vaccinations for all health workers

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The Latest: Australia state declares emergency over COVID-19
The Latest: Australia state declares emergency over COVID-19

An Australian state government has declared an emergency due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney

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The Latest: France digests news of restaurant health passes
The Latest: France digests news of restaurant health passes

Enforcing France’s new virus pass could prove a logistical challenge for restaurants and other venues, but managers and diners hope it helps avoid another dreaded lockdown

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Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts
Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts

Life has been tentatively returning to normal in India as coronavirus cases have declined

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Some French health workers resent, resist mandatory vaccines
Some French health workers resent, resist mandatory vaccines

While most French health care workers are vaccinated against the coronavirus, a small but vocal minority is holding out

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Hungarians protest over alleged government spying
Hungarians protest over alleged government spying

Around 1,000 protesters in Hungary’s capital have demanded answers to allegations that the country’s right-wing government used powerful spyware to secretly monitor critical journalists, lawyers and business figures

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German Greens: Preventing climate disasters will be costly
German Greens: Preventing climate disasters will be costly

The Green party candidate hoping to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s upcoming election warns that efforts to better prepare the country against climate-related disasters is going to be costly

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The Latest: Delta variant hits unvaccinated Missourian hard
The Latest: Delta variant hits unvaccinated Missourian hard

Thirty-one-year-old Daryl Barker of Branson, Missouri, was one of the unvaccinated

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VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers
VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers

The Department of Veterans Affairs has became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines

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The Latest: UN says COVID worse this year for poor nations
The Latest: UN says COVID worse this year for poor nations

The U.N.’s deputy humanitarian chief is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting conflict-ridden and impoverished countries much worse this year than in 2020, with many facing higher caseloads and rising deaths

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The Latest: Missouri AG sues to overturn St. Louis mask rule
The Latest: Missouri AG sues to overturn St. Louis mask rule

Missouri's attorney general has filed suit seeking to halt a mask mandate that took effect Monday in the St. Louis area amid a rise in COVD-19 cases burdening a growing number of hospitals in the state

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The Latest: Australia's 2nd city reopens after 5th lockdown
The Latest: Australia's 2nd city reopens after 5th lockdown

Australia’s second-most populous city is ending its fifth pandemic lockdown Tuesday as the Victoria state government declares it has beaten an outbreak of the coronavirus delta variant for a second time

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