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Hong Kong expands vaccine programme to teachers, taxi drivers

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's...

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Hong Kong expands vaccine programme to teachers, taxi drivers

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's top officials said on Monday that the city's vaccine programme would be expanded to include more priority groups including teachers and delivery workers, as fears...

East Timor imposes first coronavirus lockdown over outbreak fears

By Nelson Da Cruz and Kate Lamb DILI (Reuters) - The tiny Southeast Asian nation of East Timor...

India seeks funds from Quad alliance to match China’s vaccine push: source

By Rupam Jain and David Brunnstrom NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India has urged the United States, Japan...

Roche joins AstraZeneca in ditching U.S. bladder cancer indication for immunotherapies

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche on Monday joined AstraZeneca in withdrawing cancer immunotherapies from U.S. use...

South Korea finds no link found between deaths and coronavirus vaccine

By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday it had found no...

Poland set to hit 20,000 coronavirus cases a day, ministry says

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland could this week see up to 20,000 new coronavirus cases a day, the health ministry said on Monday, as it grapples with its third wave of the...

French ‘HAS’ regulator: J&J COVID vaccine could be approved in France by end of this week

PARIS (Reuters) - The president of France's Haute Autorite de Sante (HAS) health regulator said on Monday that France could approve Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this...

India’s richest state has half of new, active coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's richest state of Maharashtra accounts for more than half of both new and total active coronavirus infections, health ministry data showed on Monday, although a team...

Russia reports 10,253 new coronavirus cases, 379 deaths

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Monday reported 10,253 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, including 1,421 in Moscow, taking the national case tally to 4,333,029 since the pandemic began. ...

Indonesia says to receive 1.1 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine Monday

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's state-owned pharmaceutical company Bio Farma said that 1.1 million doses of vaccine produced by AstraZeneca under the global vaccine-sharing COVAX facility would arrive on Monday. ...

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