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Russia: New pandemic restrictions to take effect in February

Some of the new pandemic restrictions prepared by Russian authorities go into effect next year, a top government official said Friday, reiterating the need for vaccine-hesitant Russians to get immunized against the coronavirus.

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Fully vaccinated Canadians exempt from quarantine in July

Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country in early July, officials said Monday.

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Vaccine inequality in India sends many falling through gaps

As the coronavirus tears through India, night watchman Sagar Kumar thinks constantly about getting vaccines for himself and his family of five amid critical shortages of shots in the country. But even if he knew how to get ...

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Ireland starts mandatory hotel travel quarantine

Ireland began enforcing a mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers arriving in the state from 33 "high risk" countries on Friday in a bid to quash the spread of new coronavirus variants.

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Coronavirus: Can S. Korea be a model for virus-hit countries?

A rapid surge in coronavirus cases saw South Korea become one of the world's worst-affected countries outside China, but it has since cut infection rates significantly and has one of the lowest fatality rates anywhere.

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