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COVID likely to lock India’s women out of job market for years

Savitri Devi has been searching for work since she lost her job at a garment factory in India’s capital New…

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China’s Wuhan to test ‘all residents’ as COVID-19 returns

Authorities in Wuhan have announced that they will test its entire population for COVID-19 after the central Chinese city where…

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‘Why did my parents leave me so fast?’

At a cemetery in East Kalimantan, 13-year-old Arga stands before his parents’ graves, dressed in a hazmat suit. Relatives have…

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The really worrisome thing about the Delta variant | CNN

Editor’s Note: Kent Sepkowitz is a CNN medical analyst and a physician and infection control expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering…

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US leaders, health officials urge COVID jabs amid surge in cases

With COVID-19 infections, hospitalisations and deaths rising across the United States over the past week – spurred largely by the…

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Germany to offer COVID booster shots in September

Elderly and at-risk people to be offered the jabs, health ministry says, amid concerns about spread of the Delta variant.…

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Calls rise to extend US eviction ban amid spread of Delta variant

Housing advocates expect a wave of evictions to build over the coming weeks, hurting Black and Hispanic Americans more. House…

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Brazil judges push back against Bolsonaro’s election fraud claims

Brazilian electoral system is free of fraud, a group of 18 justices says, amid the president’s push to change the…

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Florida breaks record for daily COVID hospitalisations

Sunday’s figure surpasses the previous daily record reached before vaccines were available in the US. The US state of Florida…

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Nigerian doctors strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Doctors union says the strike is to push the government to honour an agreement on pay arrears, hazard allowance and…

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