Delta Variant of Covid-19 Surges Across Unvaccinated Africa

JOHANNESBURG—The more-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus is surging across Africa, the continent with the least vaccines and weakest healthcare systems, feeding fears among epidemiologists and political leaders of a …

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AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Shortfall Threatens EU Plans to Boost Inoculations

AstraZeneca PLC expects to deliver tens of millions fewer Covid-19 vaccine doses than planned to the European Union in coming months, according to people familiar with the matter, threatening the …

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Trial of Regeneron’s Covid-19 Antibody Drug Is Halted in Sickest Hospital Patients

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. suspended testing of its Covid-19 antibody drug in the sickest hospitalized patients because of a safety concern, the latest setback for antibody-drug trials in patients with the …

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Dunkin’ Brands, Hasbro, Apple: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

S&P 500 futures are falling as coronavirus cases surge in the U.S. and Europe and stimulus hopes fade. Here’s what we are watching as markets kick into gear Monday. —S&P …

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Met Opera Cancels 2020-21 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has canceled all performances for its 2020-21 season, saying the coronavirus pandemic remains too great an ongoing health concern. In a release, the New York City company …

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Coronavirus cases in the United States have increased sharply; Wuhan gets the lockout lockout

China has said it will leave healthy people in Wuhan starting April 8, easing the blockade around the initial center of the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of recently reported …

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Trump says antimalarial drugs treat warnings, the shortage of coronavirus sparks

Health officials around the world are issuing warnings on the use of antimalarial drugs after President Trump’s comments on the treatment of coronavirus with them triggered panic and overdose purchases. …

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European consumers become discouraged as coronavirus blocks spread

LONDON – At the beginning of March, Europeans became much more somber about their economic prospects when governments across the continent announced increasingly stringent restrictions on movements and social interaction, …

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Countries introduce restrictions on the coronavirus curb

Governments around the world are increasingly imposing mandatory restrictions on residents to force people to keep away from each other, intensifying efforts to slow the global spread of coronavirus while …

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Coronavirus cases are increasing worldwide while Trump is increasing aid to states

The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases worldwide has more than doubled in a week to nearly 330,000 on Sunday, when President Trump increased federal assistance in New York, California …

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