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Italy makes COVID health pass obligatory for teachers

Italy's cabinet Thursday made the coronavirus health pass obligatory for teachers as well as passengers on public transport, including domestic flights, ferries and long-distance trains.

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Morocco tightens restrictions to stem COVID surge

Morocco on Tuesday increased its curfew hours and stepped up travel restrictions to three major cities in a bid to slow surging coronavirus cases.

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Bangladesh to vaccinate 10 million in seven days

Bangladesh extended its strict lockdown on Tuesday and announced plans to vaccinate at least 10 million people in a week as the country battles a major COVID-19 surge.

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Masks encouraged in New York, but no city or state mandate

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio "strongly" urged even vaccinated people to start wearing masks indoors. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said unvaccinated transit employees in the metropolitan area would undergo weekly virus testing. ...

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New model shows how cities can safely lift COVID-19 restrictions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 57% of people in the U.S. 12 years of age and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. While the high vaccination rates in certain areas are helping ...

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China says Delta variant behind virus surge

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces.