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As more Covid-19 vaccine doses are delivered to poorer nations, there are growing signs that vaccine skepticism presents another hurdle.
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Update: The Nigeria Center for Disease Control retracted its announcement that it had detected the Omicron variant in a sample from October. The earlier sample was of the Delta variant, a spokesman said.
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Japan has asked airlines to stop taking new bookings for all flights into the country for the rest of the year, extending one of the world’s most far-reaching border closures in response to the Omicron variant.
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An interpreter hired by the E.U. border agency has claimed that Greek border guards mistook him for an asylum seeker, assaulted him and then forced him across the border into Turkey alongside dozens of migrants.
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As Turkey's currency continues a dizzying slide, sporadic protests have broken out around the country and the opposition parties have called for a series of rallies to demand a change of government.
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Nigeria said it had detected the Omicron variant in an October test sample, weeks before the variant was first reported in South Africa. The announcement highlighted that scientists still cannot say with certainty where or when the variant originated.
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The Omicron variant has been found in at least 20 countries. With evidence growing that the new variant more contagious than previous forms of the virus, health officials issued warnings that vulnerable people should not travel.
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The Japanese government has asked airlines to stop taking new bookings for all flights into the country for the rest of the year, in response to the Omicron variant. @andygparsons
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Covax had its biggest day ever, shipping more than 11 million doses in 24 hours. The head of the UN-backed global vaccine distribution program said getting doses to countries “is the easy part,” but making the doses readily available is harder.
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The detection of the Omicron variant in southern Africa signals the next stage of the battle against Covid-19: inoculation campaigns in nations where vaccines have been scarcest to prevent new mutations from developing.
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At the Al Dhafra Festival, an annual celebration of Bedouin traditions held in the United Arab Emirates, camel beauty contests take center stage.
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NASA received another space debris warning late on Monday. This time, the agency had to cancel a planned spacewalk with two of its astronauts.
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Josephine Baker, whose life spanned French music-hall stardom and American civil rights activism, became the first Black woman to be laid to rest in the Panthéon, France’s hallowed tomb of heroes
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A madrasa in Pakistan known for educating Taliban leaders argues that its graduates have changed. Some worry they could be the source of new radicalism.
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Scientists suggest the extinct Haast’s eagle of New Zealand, which weighed more than 30 pounds, killed moas and feasted on their exquisitely soft innards.
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NASA called off a spacewalk with two of its astronauts after a space debris warning came overnight. It was the latest abrupt change to space station operations since Russia blew up a Soviet-era satellite earlier this month.
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