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Russia Delays New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The Russian government on Friday delayed approving unpopular legislation that would have restricted access to public places without proof of COVID-19 vaccination, amid a surge in new infections.The Associated Press reports the bill would have required ...

Covid-19: Africa’s cases pass 10.15 mln – Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 10,159,243 cases as of Wednesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.The specialized healthcare agency of the African Union (AU) said the...

Omicron Explosion Spurs Nationwide Breakdown of Services in US

Ambulances in Kansas speed toward hospitals then suddenly change direction because hospitals are full. Employee shortages in New York City cause delays in trash and subway services and diminish the ranks of firefighters and emergency workers. Airport o...

Omicron Is Milder Than Delta But Nothing to Sneeze At

Omicron may not cause as much lung damage as the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, according to new lab studies.That, plus vaccination, may help explain why patients with omicron are not being hospitalized or dying as often as patients infected with...

Covid-19: US private hiring surged to 807,000 in December – ADP

WASHINGTON, Hiring in the United States surged in December, with private companies adding 807,000 workers, particularly in the service sector, payroll services firm ADP reported. It was a big upswing from the 505,000 gain in November and nearly double ...

Cameroon Says Africa Soccer Fever Pushing Thousands to Get COVID Jabs

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Authorities in Cameroon say thousands of people have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine so they can attend the continent's top soccer tournament, the Africa Football Cup of Nations, or AFCON, which begins January 9. Organizers are putting ...