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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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Greenland issues new restrictions over virus cluster

Greenland's government introduced new virus curbs on Tuesday after a cluster of COVID-19 cases were reported on the huge Arctic island which has so far only suffered few cases during the pandemic..


Sinovac-dosed Thai health workers to get AstraZeneca booster

A nighttime curfew and other new coronavirus restrictions began Monday in Thailand's capital and several other provinces, as health officials announced that medical workers will given booster shots of AstraZeneca vaccine ...

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UK's Johnson set to confirm England unlocking will go ahead

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to confirm Monday that all remaining lockdown restrictions in England will be lifted in a week's time while urging people to remain cautious amid a resurgence of the coronavirus.

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Euro final fuels outbreak fears as nations fight virus surges

British authorities warned of the dangers of large gatherings for Sunday's Euro 2020 football final, fearful of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant that is firing outbreaks across the world.

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Thailand sets curfew for capital to combat coronavirus surge

Officials in Thailand on Friday announced a seven-hour curfew and other restrictions for the capital and nine other provinces to try to slow a growing number of cases and deaths in a coronavirus surge that began in early ...

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Turkey lifts most pandemic restrictions as new cases plateau

Men are playing cards and backgammon at their local coffeehouses again, movie theaters are being cleaned before their first evening screening and bars are serving beer and chips in Istanbul's famous pedestrian avenue.

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