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Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border
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Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand raced to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building…
Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown
Middle East

Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown

DUBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Oman on Thursday extended a nightly lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, with…
England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated EU, US visitors
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England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated EU, US visitors

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – England will allow fully vaccinated visitors from the European Union and United States to arrive…
In breakthrough, Tanzania kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations
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In breakthrough, Tanzania kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In a major breakthrough for one of the world’s last countries to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, Tanzania’s…
COVID-19 in Egypt: 31 new cases, 4 deaths on Tuesday
Egypt

COVID-19 in Egypt: 31 new cases, 4 deaths on Tuesday

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported on Tuesday 31 new coronavirus cases, four deaths, and 654 recovered cases.…
Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from travelling abroad
Middle East

Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from travelling abroad

CAIRO, July 27 (Reuters) – Kuwait on Tuesday said only citizens who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus will be…
Saudi Arabia threatens 3-year travel ban for citizens who visit “red list” states
Middle East

Saudi Arabia threatens 3-year travel ban for citizens who visit “red list” states

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will impose a three-year travel ban on citizens traveling to countries on the…
VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers
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VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care…
Kuwait cancels decision to close commercial activities at 8 pm, from Tuesday – cabinet
Middle East

Kuwait cancels decision to close commercial activities at 8 pm, from Tuesday – cabinet

CAIRO, July 26 (Reuters) – The Kuwaiti cabinet cancelled its decision to close commercial activities at 8 pm, starting Tuesday,…
Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus
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Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans…
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