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Hospitals overwhelmed in Senegal's capital as virus surges

Senegal's health ministry said Monday that hospitals in the capital Dakar were "close to saturation" due to a surge in COVID-19 patients, with overworked medical personnel facing burnout.

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'Freedom day' in England as virus ramps up in Asia

England lifted most pandemic restrictions Monday despite surging infections and dire warnings from experts, as the Delta variant sweeps parts of Europe and Asia, where new cases are threatening to scupper the upcoming Tokyo ...

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With pandemic worsening in US, surgeon general worried

The U.S. surgeon general said Sunday that he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated and a highly contagious virus variant spreading rapidly.

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UK passes COVID jabs milestone but masks confusion mounts

Two-thirds of UK adults have now been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the government said Wednesday, arguing that the breakthrough justified its contentious move to drop most pandemic curbs next week.

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WHO urges 'extreme caution' in lifting COVID restrictions

The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged "extreme caution" for countries considering lifting COVID-19 restrictions, warning that high vaccination rates would not stop transmission of the virus increasing.

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UK says braced for 100,000 daily COVID cases

The UK announced plans to further relax to its pandemic curbs on Tuesday despite warning that the number of daily new cases is set to more than treble to reach 100,000.

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