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Colombia will expel foreigners caught partying as virus spreads

Apo - Colombian immigration officials announced Monday that foreign nationals caught taking part in underground parties in violation of a ban on social gatherings during the pandemic will be expelled from the country.

WHO tackles new virus strains, fresh restrictions imposed

Geneva - Global health experts gathered on Thursday to tackle new coronavirus strains blamed for a fresh surge in infections as countries including Britain and France tightened restrictions to head off a further worsening of the pandemic.

WHO tackles new virus strains, fresh restrictions imposed

Geneva - Global health experts gathered on Thursday to tackle new coronavirus strains blamed for a fresh surge in infections as countries including Britain and France tightened restrictions to head off a further worsening of the pandemic.

China logs first virus death in 8 months as WHO huddles on new strains

Wuhan - China recorded its first Covid-19 death in eight months on Thursday, as experts huddled to discuss worrying new strains of the coronavirus that are spreading rapidly around the globe.

China logs first virus death in 8 months as WHO huddles on new strains

Wuhan - China recorded its first Covid-19 death in eight months on Thursday, as experts huddled to discuss worrying new strains of the coronavirus that are spreading rapidly around the globe.

US, UK Covid-19 deaths hit daily records as vaccinations get underway

Washington - The United States and Britain endured their worst day of the pandemic as countries around the world tightened virus restrictions on Wednesday and mass vaccination campaigns got under way.

US, UK Covid-19 deaths hit daily records as vaccinations get underway

Washington - The United States and Britain endured their worst day of the pandemic as countries around the world tightened virus restrictions on Wednesday and mass vaccination campaigns got under way.

US Covid-19 deaths hit daily record as China rushes to contain outbreaks

Washington - The United States has endured its worst day of the pandemic, with three Americans dying every minute, as China took decisive steps on Wednesday to stamp out a tiny coronavirus outbreak.

US Covid-19 deaths hit daily record as China rushes to contain outbreaks

Washington - The United States has endured its worst day of the pandemic, with three Americans dying every minute, as China took decisive steps on Wednesday to stamp out a tiny coronavirus outbreak.

EU gets vaccine boost as WHO dampens herd immunity hopes

Den Haag - The European Union started the approval process for its third vaccine on Tuesday as WHO scientists warned that herd immunity from coronavirus was unlikely this year even with mass inoculation schemes.

EU gets vaccine boost as WHO dampens herd immunity hopes

Den Haag - The European Union started the approval process for its third vaccine on Tuesday as WHO scientists warned that herd immunity from coronavirus was unlikely this year even with mass inoculation schemes.

England opens mass vaccination sites as virus spike fears spread

London - Seven mass coronavirus vaccination sites opened across England on Monday as the government races to dose millions of people while a new strain of the disease runs rampant across the country.

WHO to probe virus origins in China as nations struggle with surges

Bejing - A World Health Organization team will finally reach China this week to start probing the origins of the coronavirus, more than a year after the pandemic began and following accusations Beijing tried to block the investigation.

WHO to probe virus origins in China as nations struggle with surges

Bejing - A World Health Organization team will finally reach China this week to start probing the origins of the coronavirus, more than a year after the pandemic began and following accusations Beijing tried to block the investigation.

Pope, Queen Elizabeth join vaccine drive as German deaths top 40,000

Rome - The pope and Britain's Queen Elizabeth became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus as Germany on Sunday reported 40,000 fatalities since the pandemic began a year ago.

Pope, Queen Elizabeth join vaccine drive as German deaths top 40,000

Rome - The pope and Britain's Queen Elizabeth became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus as Germany on Sunday reported 40,000 fatalities since the pandemic began a year ago.

US logs record virus caseload as millions in Asia enter new lockdowns

Washington - The United States logged a record new daily virus caseload as Joe Biden slammed the Trump administration's vaccine roll-out as a "travesty" and millions in Asia woke up to new lockdowns.Almost 1.

US logs record virus caseload as millions in Asia enter new lockdowns

Washington - The United States logged a record new daily virus caseload as Joe Biden slammed the Trump administration's vaccine roll-out as a "travesty" and millions in Asia woke up to new lockdowns.Almost 1.

India races to find UK arrivals to halt new virus strain

New Delhi - Indian authorities were trying Wednesday to track down tens of thousands of people who entered the country from Britain in recent weeks as cases of a new and fast-spreading coronavirus strain more than doubled in 24 hours.

India races to find UK arrivals to halt new virus strain

New Delhi - Indian authorities were trying Wednesday to track down tens of thousands of people who entered the country from Britain in recent weeks as cases of a new and fast-spreading coronavirus strain more than doubled in 24 hours.

Silent Night: How coronavirus is killing Christmas

Paris - The first Christmas in a coronavirus world will be a season like no other, with governments urging people to rein themselves in to stop another deadly wave of the pandemic.

South Korea hits new daily record for Covid cases

Seoul - South Korea reported 1,030 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a record high for a second day in a row as the country struggles to tackle a third wave of infections.

South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region

Seoul - South Korea raised its coronavirus alert to the second-highest level in Seoul and surrounding areas Sunday as authorities struggle to contain a fresh outbreak.

Covid-19 wrecked 2020. Will 2021 be different?

Paris - 2020 was a year turned upside-down by the novel coronavirus. But with the prospect of several vaccines coming online and less stringent restrictions, experts say it's possible 2021 will return to a semblance of normality.

The Covid 'longhaulers' behind a global patient movement

Paris - Snatching moments of clarity through the brain fog that was among the lingering symptoms of her coronavirus infection, Hannah Davis joined a team of similarly ill researchers and launched a study of what is now called "long Covid".

Mystery still shrouds Covid-19 origin

Paris - While many scientists are racing to find vaccines to tame the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, other researchers are probing the past, trying to unravel one of the greatest mysteries of the virus: exactly where it came from.

South Korea virus cases hit highest level since March

Seoul - South Korea reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since March on Thursday, with a surge of new infections sparking fears of a major third wave.

Narcolepsy fiasco spurs Covid vaccine fears in Sweden

Stockholm - Take a vaccine developed in haste? Never again, says Meissa Chebbi, who, like hundreds of other young Swedes suffered debilitating narcolepsy after a mass vaccination campaign against the 2009-2010 swine flu pandemic.

After year-long sprint, Covid-19 vaccines finally at hand

Paris - Less than a year after an unknown coronavirus that has claimed 1.4 million lives began spreading across the globe, a number of highly promising Covid-19 vaccines are on the cusp of release.

Virus curbs tighten in Europe as global deaths top 1.3 mn

Vienna - A swathe of new restrictions to curtail a second wave of coronavirus infections were announced or came into force from Austria to Greece, Italy to Portugal on Saturday as the global death toll climbed above 1.3 million.
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Source: World Health Organization. Graphic by Annie Daniel and Emily Chow. Updated Sep 6  2014.
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