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California's job growth tripled the nation's, even as the Delta variant spread
California added jobs at three times the nation's rate last month as teachers returned to classrooms, entertainment venues reopened and summer vacationers traveled despite a spike in COVID-19 infections.
'More masks, less parties': Germany limits events and family gatherings to curb coronavirus
The Chancellor presented Germany's new "hotspot strategy" following a meeting with state leaders on Tuesday.
French health passport 'could be lifted in certain areas' says Macron
"If we could stop the health pass tomorrow, I would be the happiest man alive," Macron said during a speech in front of small business leaders on Thursday as part of the Rencontres de l'Union des Entreprises de proximité.
Analysis | Should Your Kids Be Vaccinated Against Covid-19?
The U.K. has decided to offer inoculations against Covid-19 to children aged 12 to 15 - but with just one shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
NSW unvaccinated could be denied freedoms at 80% target, premier says, as 1,257 Covid cases recorded
Unvaccinated people in New South Wales could be barred from locations and denied movement freedoms even after the state achieves 80% double dose vaccination, with premier Gladys Berejiklian warning vaccine-hesitant residents they will not be able to "let everybody else do the hard work and then turn up" for equal freedoms.
Boys more at risk from Pfizer jab side-effect than Covid, suggests study
Healthy boys may be more likely to be admitted to hospital with a rare side-effect of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine that causes inflammation of the heart than with Covid itself, US researchers claim.
London hits 11m Covid vaccines - but still lags behind rest of country
A new landmark of 11m jabs given to Londoners was hit on Friday alongside a reminder of the risk of remaining unvaccinated against Covid.
LATEST: France bans unvaccinated American tourists
The move comes two weeks after the EU removed the USA from its 'white list' of safe countries over concerns about infection rates and a lack of reciprocity on travel from the US government.
Kentucky Lawmakers Scrap Statewide Mask Mandate In Schools
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear speaks about the increases in COVID-19 cases in the state and the opening day of the Kentucky State Legislature special session in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.
More than 8,000 people in hospital with Covid in UK
More than 8,000 people in the UK were in hospital with Covid on Wednesday - the highest figure for nearly six months - leading to fears of a resurgence in the virus' ability to cause serious illness and death among the population.