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A decade to vaccinate: Hesitancy slows Africa's Covid-19 inoculation drive - France 24
At the current vaccination rate in Africa's most populous country, Nigeria, it would take nearly ten years to inoculate the entire adult population against Covid-19.
E.U. Leader Says Bloc Willing to Discuss Patent Waiver for Covid Vaccines
The head of the European Commission said the E.U. would consider proposals regarding waiving intellectual property rights following the Biden administration's reversal of U.S. policy.
'Turning the Corner': U.S. Covid Outlook Reaches Most Hopeful Point Yet
Cases and deaths have dipped, and vaccinations make scientists hopeful, even as variants mean the coronavirus is here to stay.
'Immediately stop using': Health Canada recalls Peloton's TR02 treadmill due to risk of injury
Peloton agrees to Health Canada and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to separate voluntary recalls of its treadmills.
Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, introduces mobile clinics
The Ontario government has announced it is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and distribution to reach more people, beginning this week.
Third COVID wave in India 'inevitable', warns top gov't scientist
Scientific adviser to Indian government says further waves of the pandemic 'inevitable' as almost 4,000 people die in 24 hours.
Covid: Black leaders blame lower vaccine take-up on racism
By April, 64% of black over-50s had been vaccinated compared with 93% of white people of the same age.
The reasons for this are complex.
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from Time
India Hits Another Grim Record as It Scrambles for Oxygen
A tally of 412,262 cases pushed India's total to more than 21 million.
The Health Ministry also reported 3,980 deaths in the last 24 hours.
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from Axios
India sets new COVID world record as oxygen demand jumps seven-fold
India has seen demand for oxygen jump "seven-fold" as the country set a new world record for daily COVID-19 cases on Thursday, per AP.
India's COVID-19 cases surpass 21 million amid oxygen supply issues
Coronavirus infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped seven-fold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-saving supplies from abroad.